Range Mask: The Unconventional Luminosity Masks in Lightroom

range mask: the unconventional luminosity masks in lightroom

Range mask is a tool in Adobe Lightroom that allows you to create adjustment masks targeting either a range of tones or colors.The idea is similar to luminosity masks with its extended functionality to include color but without all the heavy machinery.If you’re a Lightroom only user and have been wondering how to apply targeted …

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How to Accentuate or Add Drama and Mood in Editing

how to accentuate or add drama and mood in editing landscape photography

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres but also the hardest to master. A good landscape photograph is determined by being at the right location at the right time.Plus…Some luck from mother nature, which is obviously beyond anyone’s control.Once you click the shutter, the next challenge is to reproduce the drama and mood …

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Color Analysis for Photographers: The Essential Guide

color analysis for photographers

Color is a peculiar subject. We’re surrounded but color everyday but most of us know very little about it. We know color mainly in its literal form. But the psychology behind it actually dominates over its physical form. This article is an extension of The Practical Guide to Color Theory for Photographers, a tutorial I’ve …

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Focus Stacking: How To Create Front-To-Back Sharpness In Your Image

create razor sharp images with focus stacking

If you love landscape photography as I do, then you must know (if you haven’t) focus stacking. Don’t get intimidated by its technical name though.  Focus stacking essentially means…you may have already guessed it right.. Stacking images with different focus…to improve the quality of the image.In this post, I’m going to explain why you should care about focus …

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Saturation Mask: Fixing Color Saturation With Precision

saturation mask

 Saturation mask, in my opinion, is very under-utilized.  We tend to focus on the big things…like luminosity masks, color grading, etc…sometimes forgetting the fundamental stuff. In case you don’t know what a saturation mask is, it’s a layer mask that isolates the most saturated part of the image. Just like any layer masks, the most saturated areas are …

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