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Luminosity Masks – What the Heck Are They?

Luminosity Masks – What the Heck Are They?

This week I'm tackling a topic that I've been asked about more times than I can count - Luminosity Masking. In fact, I've been asked so many times that I finally decided to create a course dedicated to it, and how I use these masks in my workflow. The course will...

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ON1 Announces ON1 Photo Raw 2019

ON1 Announces ON1 Photo Raw 2019

If you're an ON1 user, today was a big day. They just announced the new features coming in the latest ON1 Photo 2019 update coming in November. If you've been an ON1 user for any amount of time you'll know they release a new version in the last quarter of each year,...

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How to Remove Tan Lines in Photoshop

How to Remove Tan Lines in Photoshop

Many times, before the wedding, the bride will get some sun and inevitably end up with tan lines. Or if you're on vacation, you can find that your friends or family members get them as well. Here are a few quick techniques to help get rid of them or even them out a...

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Do Your Photos Look “Funky” in Lightroom

Do Your Photos Look “Funky” in Lightroom

This past week I got the same question from a few people about their photos looking a little weird, and funky in Lightroom. It's actually a thing called "banding" and you'll mostly find it in your sky. But here's the thing. You won't see it everywhere in Lightroom. In...

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Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look (The Orton Effect)

Creating the Landscape Soft Glow Look (The Orton Effect)

Here's a really popular technique I see a lot in landscape photos so I figured I'd share my take on it. Below is the Lightroom/Photoshop version of it, but right below that is the ON1 Version as well. Enjoy! The Orton Effect in Lightroom and Photoshop...

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Zion National Park Photography Trip Recap

Zion National Park Photography Trip Recap

This past week a good friend of mine, Blake Rudis (from f/64 Academy), and I decided to take a trip to Zion to shoot and catch up. Blake and I go way back to a photo walk I was part of in San Francisco almost 10 years ago. Since then, we’ve always kept up with each...

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What’s New in Lightroom 7.5 – The August 2018 Update

What’s New in Lightroom 7.5 – The August 2018 Update

Adobe just released another update to Lightroom Classic CC - version 7.5. If you haven't checked your Creative Cloud updater, now's a good time to open and install the latest updates. In this version they released some new book styles as well as a paper type. You'll...

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Lightroom and Photoshop Brush Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

Lightroom and Photoshop Brush Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

The brush tool is such an essential part of my raw editing that I wanted to dedicate a video to some key tips and tricks for using it. I originally released this video as just Brush Tips and Tricks. But within the first day of the video being out, I had a ton of...

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I’m On A Mission To Change Photo Editing

I’m On A Mission To Change Photo Editing

There’s something that’s been swirling around in my head for a while, about my photo editing, and I thought I’d share it with you today. It ties in with my new course No Light? No Problem! but even if you're not interested in the course, I think this will resonate...

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Relighting Your Photos in Lightroom, Photoshop and ON1 Photo

Relighting Your Photos in Lightroom, Photoshop and ON1 Photo

The idea behind this technique is that sometimes our scenery doesn't cooperate. Most of us don't have unlimited time and budgets to keep reshooting the same place when the light is perfect. So we get what we get when it comes to light. But who's to say we can't help...

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5 Tips to Speed Up Lightroom

5 Tips to Speed Up Lightroom

Hey everyone! I hope you're having a great week. This time around, I wanted to share a few tips I have for speeding up Lightroom. I hear a lot of questions on the topic, so I figured I'd give you some best practices to help squeeze as much juice out as you can....

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My Top 5 Landscape Filters in ON1 Effects

My Top 5 Landscape Filters in ON1 Effects

A while back I did a video on my top 5 filters in ON1 Effects for landscape photos. But I realized that over time my taste and workflow have changed, so I thought it was time to revise. As you can imagine, technology changes and new filters are added. But also, trends...

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