I have been using Adobe Lightroom since version 2, and I think it is a great, irreplaceable tool. Not only it offers great editing capabilities, but most importantly brings organization into my workflow. I admittedly don’t use Lightroom to the fullest extent of its capabilities, but I do know my ways around it. Yet, when […]
So you got a DSLR but you feel like you are still using it as a point-and-shoot? The various shooting modes get you all confused, even after reading the manual twice? Do not despair: I am going to show you how to get more out of your camera and get you on your way to […]
In this first set of tutorials we covered the basic properties of an image, and how their manipulation affects the end results. We explored exposure, contrast, saturation and sharpness individually, as it is generally easier to decouple properties when studying them. But the nature of an image is very complex and all those properties are […]
Today’s tutorial will cover a property called “sharpness” and how its manipulation affects an image. What is sharpness? Sharpness of an image describes its edge contrast, in other words how well defined edges are in the scene. Sharp images are clear and defined, easy for the eyes to follow and decode. Non-sharp, or soft, images […]
Today’s tutorial will cover a property called “saturation” and how its manipulation affects an image. What is saturation? Saturation of an image describes the separation between tones in a color. Highly saturated images have purer colors, thus appear more vibrant and lively. Less saturated colors give room to more shades of the same color. Saturation […]
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