How to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!

Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop

Adobe‚Äôs Lightroom Classic is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are however times, when we need to do some post-production work in Photoshop, perhaps working in layers, maybe for the content-aware tool, whatever the reason, we need to be able to move cleanly from … Read moreHow to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!

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?

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