Post-processing Tutorials

Post-processing Tutorials 2017-01-17T20:46:14+00:00

Below you will find tutorial about editing & post-processing your photos in software such as Lightroom or Photoshop:

Thumbnail Name Difficulty level Description
Clarity in Photoshop beginner Tutorial describing how to increase clarity inside Photoshop similar to the Clarity slider in Lightroom or Adobe Camera Raw.
Fixing distortion in photos. Part 1. Perspective crop beginner Part 1 of tutorial on fixing lens distortion in Photoshop. This part details Perspective crop tool available in Photoshop CS6.
How to save disk space beginner Tutorial giving tips on saving disk space for those who take thousands of photos.
Lightroom’s Virtual Copy beginner Tutorial on using Lightroom’s Virtual Copy feature to save space and create fake exposures.
Picking your best photos. How to? beginner Tutorial giving tips how to pick the best photos from photoshoot.
Post-processing infrared photos beginner Step-by-step tutorial describing how to post-process infrared photos to make the sky blue and grass and leaves white (or close to it).
Restoring highlights & shadows beginner Short tutorial describing how to restore some highlights and shadows in Photoshop CS using Highlights & Shadows image adjustment.
Saturation vs Vibrance – what’s the difference? beginner Have you ever wondered why Lightroom (and several other photo editing apps) have two sliders dealing with colour saturation: Saturation and Vibrance? If so read this tutorial.
Sepia in Photomatix beginner Short tip on how to achieve sepia effect in Photomatix Pro using multiple tone-mapping technique.
Sharpening – Part 1: High-Pass Sharpening beginner Part 1 of the tutorial about sharpening – it deals with high-pass filter sharpening.
Sharpening – Part 2: Unsharp Mask Sharpening beginner Part 2 of the tutorial about sharpening – it deals with a very popular sharpening technique using Unsharp Mask filter.
Sharpening – Part 3: Sharpening HDR photos beginner Part 3 of the tutorial about sharpening – it deals with sharpening of tone-mapped images. It also describes why tone-mapped photo might appear less sharp than its preview in Photomatix Pro.
Tack sharp photos in 10 easy steps beginner Tutorial giving tips on how to capture perfectly sharp and crisp photos.
Tiny planets effect beginner Tutorial describing how to create tiny planet (aka small world) out of a panoramic photo in Photoshop CS.
Useful Lightroom shortcuts beginner A list of useful Adobe Lightroom keyboard shortcuts.
Useful Photoshop shortcuts beginner A list of useful Photoshop CS keyboard shortcuts.
Dealing with lens flares intermediate Tutorial describing how to get rid of lens flare artifacts in your photos.
Removing colour cast from photos in Photoshop intermediate This tutorial shows a few techniques to colour correct your photos and remove any colour cast from them.
Removing halo artifacts in a HDR photo intermediate Tutorial describing how to get rid of halo artifacts in HDR photos. Three methods are described: doing this in Photomatix, using Curves adjustments layer in Photoshop and via Dodging & Burning.
Simulating infrared photography in Photoshop intermediate Tutorial describing how to create fake infrared photo in Photoshop.
Shooting panoramas intermediate Tutorial describing how to take panoramic shot and how to stitch them.
Dealing with chromatic aberration advanced Tutorial detailing chromatic aberration and techniques on removing it during post-processing step.
Getting extreme depth of field in landscape photos advanced Tutorial describing how to increase depth of field in landscape photography using focus stacking technique.
HDR tutorial advanced Comprehensive tutorial about creating HDR photos and achieving realistic look for them using Photomatix Pro. This tutorial details every step of creating HDR photo: shooting bracketing sequence, tone-mapping it, using batch to work more effectively. It also describes common issues like noise or ghosts and gives tips on how to get rid of them.
How to take photos of the stars – part 3. Post-processing advanced Part 3 of the tutorial about shooting stars. It details post-processing such photos.