Imaging Skills

Photoshop: Add evocative lightrays to images

The presence of sunbeams streaming through a window gives an immediate high-impact feel to a picture, but it's rare to find it naturally occuring, writes Jon Adams. You can create the effect for real ...

Basics of Lightroom’s Book Module

Lightroom's Book Module looks a bit scary but actually it's a really useful tool if you want to create a book, using Blurb Books, all within your catalogue, writes Andrew James. I tried to keep this v...

How to create textures from scratch in Photoshop

Adding texture to an image is often done by blending a separate shot of a desired texture with the picture in question writes Jon Adams. But there is another way that lets you harness the power of Pho...

Lightroom: Tweaking those tones

In this Lightroom video, we're going to improve a crocus image with a useful little trick that allows us to be very targeted with our tweaks of the various tones within the image...

Exposure tips for shooting snowdrops

In the video below, you’ll see how I rescue an overexposed highlight area on a snowdrop but this error is also best avoided at the shooting stage, if possible. To do this and get some great snowdrop s...

Photoshop: How to use the Sky Replacement tool

Discover how to use Photoshop 2021's new Sky Replacement command plus find out how to add your own selection of skies to the tool.

AJ’s favourite festive Lightroom Tips

In this epic Christmas tutorial I'm going to take you through some of my favourite Lightroom tips, those useful little time-saving things that I do every time I process an image, writes Andrew James.

Photoshop: Restore an old print

Discover how to remove blemishes from an old print you've scanned, so you can restore it to its former glory in Photoshop writes Jon Adams. In this video, we'll take a look at settings for your scann...

Lightroom: First look at the new Color Grading Panel

In this video I am going to take a first look at the new Color Grading option that has replaced Split Toning in the latest version of both Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, writes Andrew James.