Undocumented shortcuts make digital imaging faster and better
I'm convinced that if I used Photoshop every day for the rest of my life, I would never run out of things to discover. So if some of my current discoveries are old hat for you, well, what can I say: I've worried more about using cameras than computers.
Challenge yourself to become a better photographer
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing a great, talented go-getter of a photographer named Rachel Whaley. Whaley surely has photographic talent, business sense and the drive to make a name for herself in the world of fashion photography.
Create beautiful blue skies, in the camera and the computer
Not long ago I received a reader request: "How do I replace a dull sky in Photoshop?" It's a great question, and one that lots of photographers have. I know this, because it's a question I once had, too.
Use Lightroom to make color pictures look like infrared B&W
I like finding digital postprocessing techniques that emulate special effects normally achieved in the darkroom. From solarization to sepia toning, recreating darkroom techniques in the digital workflow is gratifying.
How to resize and compress your photos for online use
As a commercial photographer, I encounter people on a daily basis who want photographs emailed to them for use in print or online. That's no problem, of course, as long as these folks know what they're asking for—and what to do with it once they get it.
How to defy logic (and gravity) with multiple-image compositing
I’m no expert at panoramas, HDR, or any of those other photographic pursuits that require multiple exposures to create a single high-resolution finished image. But I’m smart enough to understand how making multiple exposures with a camera locked in position on a tripod can be immensely useful for a variety of things.