A post-processing tutorial showing how to process a photo taken in bright, sunny conditions and make it appear dark and moody.
Brewing up a Storm over the Ice Sheets
Creating a dark, stormy scene over the sunlit ice sheets in the loch.
Vignetting: Tinkering Around the Edges
Looking at Vignetting in Photography. What is this technique and how can it be applied?
Splitting the Skies
A post processing tutorial showing how to isolate sky from the foreground and edit them independently.
Creating the Dark Castle
Post-Processing tutorial which takes a dull, grey photo of this castle and gives it a dark, moody appearance
Taming the Sun – How to make a balanced exposure when the sun is too bright
One of the biggest issues in landscape photography is dealing with the sun's intensity and brightness. Even when it is low on the horizon and it's intensity is lessened, it will still create too much contrast between the sky and the foreground when you are shooting into it. What you will end up with is... Continue Reading →
Adding some life to those dull, grey shots
In Scotland where I live, winter days are short and the sun never rises very high above the horizon. Although that can provide wonderful opportunities for shooting dramatic shots when the low sun bursts through the skies, many days do not grant these opportunities. Too often you are greeted with dense cloud cover rendering not... Continue Reading →