Correct colors using Tone Curve tool in Lightroom

There are different tools in Photoshop and Lightroom that will help you enhance your photo color cast, exposure and tonality. One particular tool available in both applications is the levels tool in Photoshop or the Tone Curve in Lightroom. Once you adjust Shadows and Highlights, the Tone Curve adjustment should be your next go-to tool if you have any color cast...

Read More

Edit with a Vanishing Point Filter - Advanced

The Clone Stamp stamp tool in Photoshop is a Godsent for all photographers and retouchers. Sometimes, however, the photo represents a challenge for this tool specially if the photo is from a perspective (buildings, architecture, leading lines, etc.) For that, the engineers at Adobe have introduced the Vanishing Point filter in Photoshop to remove items in a photo while maintaining perspective...

Read More

Remove Color Cast in Photoshop

Sometimes, your photo may show a colorcast due to complex or improper lighting, incorrect white balance, or other factors. A colorcast often appears as a reddish, bluish, yellowish, or greenish tint over the whole image. Although you can correct white balance in Lightroom or in Photoshop in many ways, but for the sake of this article, we will be using the “Match Color” command in Photoshop...

Read More

Shortcut to your Lightroom shortcuts

It won't take you a long time before you notice that you need to know those Lightroom shortcuts to optimize and speed up your photography workflow. 

In this post I will show you how to quickly refer to the list of shortcuts in the different Lightroom module by displaying it on demand. 

Read More

Extracting subjects from their background using channels in Photoshop

The most difficult part in post-processing, is replacing backgrounds the proper way, specially if you subject has long hair and the background is not a seamless color. In this episode, we will look at an old but still used technique for better cutout of subjects and how to extract them from the background and place them on another.  

Read More