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The 4-Step Framework To Creative Image Post-Processing

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I once read: Photography is 25% camera, 70% post-processing and 5% of luck. Whether or not you’re familiar with image editing software or like to spend time in front of computer editing, image post-processing will always be a major part in the photography workflow. There was a time when I didn’t believe photographs need to be post-processed. Heck, …

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Creative Edit #13 – Composite Workflow Using Luminosity Masks In Marina Bay

Marina Bay, Singapore in an effect inspired by the movie TronThis is one of my favourite images to date. Although, strictly speaking, it’s a composite – my interpretation of the scene rather than actuality. What is your interpretation of photography?  Does an image always have to be real, a reflection of what you saw? I had wondered …

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Creative Edit #12 – What Happens When You Re-edit An Old Image

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Single exposure, dodged and burned, and light accentuated.This is one of the earlier “HDR” images I’ve created. Also, one of my all time favorites. It’s the cloisters at the University of Glasgow in Scotland – my Alma Mater. It has to be one of the most beautiful building structure I’ve ever seen. The gorgeous Gothic style …

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Creative Edit #11 – Consolidating The Double Infinity Mask Technique In Mariposa Grove

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Morning mist at Mariposa GroveDid you ever go through your old files and find something that make you think: “How did I miss it?” Strangely, it happens to me quite frequently. My theory is that as my photography style changes and post-processing skills are improving over the years, my perspective on what’s good and bad changes too. Images that …

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