Create animated GIFs using Photoshop

Select frames in Lightroom

Last week’s blog I posted an animated GIF file showing the slipped runner at the Kambala. Since many have asked how it was done, here is the tutorial. You can check the final GIF above. For this to work effectively you need series of photos which are relatively stable. Handheld burst shots I used worked … Read moreCreate animated GIFs using Photoshop

Wine Bottle Post Processing tutorial

Wine Bottle Post Processed Final Image

I conducted a very productive and successful, Product Photography Workshop on Sunday, 23rd July 2017 at Bengaluru. One of the demonstration was on how to capture a wine bottle with a wine glass. This is a classic lighting using a softbox and a diffuser to produce a nice gradient on the bottle. Final result after … Read moreWine Bottle Post Processing tutorial

Photoshop Clipping Mask

Final Clipped Mask

As a prelude to workshop on Masking in Photoshop, this Sunday, I wanted to share a simple tutorial that has a ton of uses. Clipping Mask is such a technique, that allows you to fill shapes, text, or any other layer in Photoshop with another layer. The result? You can fill text with images, make … Read morePhotoshop Clipping Mask

Lens Blur Filter to Create Depth of Field

Egret after Lens Blur

Shallow depth of field can make the sharp subject stand out from the blurred background. If you want a similar effect when using smaller aperture like f/5.6 or f/8 which usually has larger DOF, you need to opt for Photoshop. This is a manipulation of your capture and ethically I do not support such gross … Read moreLens Blur Filter to Create Depth of Field

Photoshop or Lightroom?

Photoshop or Lightroom?

A question which often looms large in many a photographer’s mind is “Which photo editing tool should I use? Photoshop or Lightroom?” For a long time Adobe Photoshop held sway as the de facto image editing software amongst photography enthusiasts. One only has to look at the covers to the various ‘glossies’ to realize the … Read morePhotoshop or Lightroom?

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta

Adobe just unveiled the beta version of Photoshop CS6. Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta with redesigned User Interface and Sixty five new features. You can download it free from Adobe labs and try it yourself. The beta is fully functional and will work until the final release comes out. It also works alongside any version of … Read moreAdobe Photoshop CS6 Beta