Photo Editing

0 Plays ·Posted 10/26/2023
Have you ever struggled with editing your images to present in a portfolio or as a story pitch? If so, our conversation in this podcast might be of some help. We recently had the great fortune to speak with one of the finest picture editors in the business, former National Geographic photographer, photo editor, and director of photography, Sarah Leen, who we interviewed as part of our coverage of B&H’s 50th Anniversary Bild Expo 2023. Leen has worked all sides of the table, starting
0 Views ·Posted 06/12/2023
Color grading gives your photos extra flair. In this video, Matt Matkin walks us through his editing workflow and shows us how he color-grades a sunset image. 0:00 - Introduction 0:23 - Cropping and Light Panel 1:51 - Tone Curves 3:21 - HSL 4:09 - Color Grading What kind of style are you looking to create? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 05/05/2023
If you're a Lightroom beginner and don't understand how each slider will affect your photo, then you're in luck! Follow along as Matt Matkin shares his step-by-step editing process in Adobe Lightroom 2023. 0:00 - Before You Start 1:24 - Light Panel 4:38 - Color Panel 7:43 - Effects Panel 10:32 - Geometry Panel 11:27 - Final Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Talk to us in the Comments section, below.
by Mos Khan ·Posted 05/04/2023
Since its debut in 2021, Apple's M1 Max MacBook Pro has been a consistent top choice for creatives in every field. These chips are so efficient that despite M2 being readily available, Apple's M1-powered laptops have quite a ways to go before fading off into obsolescence. The M1 Max MacBooks are nothing to sneeze at and, in fact, outperform some of the current M2-powered offerings available.
0 Views ·Posted 03/23/2023
Join Sony Artisan of Imagery Mike Colon as he takes us through his editing process. Learn Colon’s tips for culling, organizing, and getting the most out of your images. 0:00 - Introduction 3:25 - Going through Photos 5:48 - Adjusting the Crop 10:13 - Adjusting Levels with Gradient and Layers 16:36 - Eliminating Distractions 21:45 - Searching for an Image that Stands Out 25:33 - Editing Process 32:15 - Editing in Photoshop 50:55 - Revisiting Photos 56:20 - Making Your Work Look More Natural 1:01:10 - Final Thoughts Sponsored by
0 Views ·Posted 02/28/2023
In Part 2, we take a look at how to set it up, manage cloud storage over time, and ensure all our work is synced between Adobe Lightroom Classic and Lightroom. 0:00 - Introduction 1:40 - Resources 3:48 - LR and LRC overview 6:48 - Setting preferences 9:40 - Syncing a catalog and editing smart previews 17:54 - Organizing synced photos 24:17 - Adding photos to the LR app and how it syncs the programs 31:29 - Finding files on your computer from LRC 35:19 - Syncing camera roll photos 39:38 - Deleting files in LR and LRC 42:08 - LR web browser 48:
0 Views ·Posted 02/02/2023
Rob Sylvan shows you how to take your Lightroom Classic workflow on the go. In Part 1 of this two-part series, Sylvan goes over the basic steps to export your Lightroom Classic catalog to make it easier to edit your photos on the go. 0:00 - Introduction 1:37 - Resource Links and Adobe Plans 5:47 - Lightroom Classic On-the-Go Workflow 11:41 - What Is In the Travel Catalog Export? 19:19 - Saved Metadata vs. Exporting the Travel Catalog 20:53 - Customizing Preferences for Exporting the Travel Catalog 23:21 - Exporting the Travel Catalog 33:42 -
0 Plays ·Posted 01/26/2023
“Selecting photos is a different skill than making them,” explains renowned picture editor Mike Davis, in this week’s podcast. This essential understanding forms the core of Davis’s new book, Creating Visual Narratives Through Photography: A Fresh Approach to Making a Living as a Photographer. Davis approaches this topic with a mix of clarity and candor, to offer deeply engaged yet highly accessible insights about making photos—and making sense of those photos—while also discussing the elusive art of selecting and sequencing pictures and other
0 Views ·Posted 01/24/2023
Watch this B&H video, and learn how fine art photographer Anya Anti retouches her surreal and dreamy photos using Adobe Photoshop. Anti shares tips about aspects of her photos such as her workflow, cleaning up her backgrounds, how to deal with facial complexion, and more. 0:00 - Introduction 0:25 - Tip 1 1:26 - Tip 2 3:20 - Tip 3 4:10 - Tip 4 4:48 - Tip 5 5:20 - Final Thoughts Click here to watch how Anti plans and
0 Views ·Posted 11/03/2022
Keeping photos organized is critical for any photographer. Tim Grey shares his expertise with Lightroom Classic, providing tips to help you create a streamlined workflow to keep your photos organized and easy to find. 0:00 - Introduction 2:24 - The #1 Rule in Lightroom Classic 3:30 - Marking Unreviewed Photos 6:13 - Setting Up Preset Metadata 13:41 - Updating Photos with New Develop Presets 18:45 - Creating Folder Structure 22:51 - Importing Photos 37:22 - Importing Additional Photos to the Same Location 39:46 - Reviewing Imported Photos 46:
0 Views ·Posted 12/13/2022
If you dread culling thousands of images, or just want to save time in post-production, watch as AfterShoot co-founder Justin Benson demonstrates how AfterShoot will cut your workflow time in half. Using new AI technology, AfterShoot categorizes your images by blinks, blurs, and duplicate photos, while also suggesting the best images for you to begin editing. 0:00 - Introduction 2:50 - Justin's Career: Putting AfterShoot Together 5:48 - What is AfterShoot Looking At? 9:23 - The Beginning of AfterShoot 17:50 - AfterShoot In-App Support 20:48
0 Views ·Posted 11/04/2022
In this last session of the series, we continue covering the tools you need to completely edit your portraits in Capture One, including adjusting skin tone, dodge and burn, and basic retouching. And thanks to the different masking options and layers available, we play with lights and shadows to make your portraiture stand out. 0:00 - Introduction 4:15 - Review and Editing First Steps 8:31 - Light and Contrast Adjustments 18:01 - Color Adjustments 21:30 - Skin Tone Adjustments 27:15 - Unifying Skin Tones 31:04 - Style Brushes 35:39 - Dodge and
0 Views ·Posted 10/21/2022
Don’t miss this chance to build a powerful workflow from scratch in Part 3 of this series. In this session, we’ll cover everything you need to know so you can decide what suits you best. Learn the tools for cataloging and organizing your files in an efficient way, according to your own logic and preexisting system. Whether you already use Capture One to manage your photos, or you're curious about using this powerful software to handle your entire workflow, you won't want to miss this session. 0:00 - Introduction 5:16 - Sessions vs. Catalogs
0 Views ·Posted 10/07/2022
Capture One is the industry standard for tethering but luckily, it is not at all complicated to use. In Part 2 of this webinar, we'll show you the steps to tether your camera, as well as all the tethering features Capture One has to offer. 0:00 - Introduction 2:15 - What are Sessions in Capture One? 3:50 - How to Create a New Session 7:46 - Session and Tethering Interface 18:15 - Using the Camera View in Capture One 21:46 - Adjusting the Image with the Brush Tool, Adjusting the Levels, and Adding Vignette 26:31 - Q&As 29:04 - Adjusting
0 Views ·Posted 09/29/2022
Get up to speed on the new interface, functionality, and features for making selective edits to regions, features, subjects, colors, and tonal values in your photographs. The new Masking functionality is available in Lightroom Classic, Lightroom, and Camera Raw. This session focusses primarily on Masking in Lightroom Classic. 0:00 - Introduction 3:29 - Masking Tools in Lightroom Classic 6:58 - Linear Gradient Mask 10:03 - Interface Options for Masking 16:21 - Radial Gradient Mask 23:35 - Select Sky - AI Masking Tool 32:45 - Select Subject AI