Looking at blue skies in landscape images.
Brewing up a Storm over the Ice Sheets
Creating a dark, stormy scene over the sunlit ice sheets in the loch.
Splitting the Skies
A post processing tutorial showing how to isolate sky from the foreground and edit them independently.
A Photoshop post-processing tutorial showing how to replace the sky in a photograph.
Creating the Dark Castle
Post-Processing tutorial which takes a dull, grey photo of this castle and gives it a dark, moody appearance
Why did you leave me here, all alone?
Dark Skies – A Look at Hard Graduated Neutral Density Filters
In my last post I mentioned using hard graduated neutral density filters (hard grad ND for short) to help restrict the light from the sun coming into the camera. Today I will have a more in depth look at these filters. What are Neutral Density Filters? Neutral Density filters reduce the amount of light passing... 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 →