Imaging Skills

Create impressionist fine-art effects in Photoshop

In this video, we look at a neat way you can add an artistic effect to an image, using Photoshop's layers to blend it with itself to create an impressionist-style scene, writes Jon Adams. You only nee...

How to supersize your photos in Lightroom

Want to double your raw file size without leaving Lightroom? Then you need to look at the Enhance function that's recently been upgraded with version 10.3 of Lightroom and Lightroom Classic, writes An...

Create panoramic pictures in Photoshop or Lightroom

In this video, Jon and Andrew team up to discuss the ideal ways to capture a multi-shot panorama, and then demonstrate how the whole sequence is stitched together from start to finish in Adobe Camera ...

The NEW way to use ‘File > Save As’ in Photoshop

A recent update in Photoshop 2021 has seen a significant change to an age-old workflow step, writes Jon Adams. To make sure you don't suffer from the same confusion as thousands of photographers (incl...

How to clone out large distractions in Photoshop

Foto-buzzer Emma Brewer asked us about the options for cleaning up a shot with a large distraction in the frame, writes Jon Adams. In this video, Jon and Andrew join forces to discuss whether to crop ...

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...