Don’t Over-Edit Your Photos! – Weekly Edit Season 2 Episode 3
In this episode of Weekly Edit from SLR Lounge, we are going to process a suburban landscape image of a beautiful foggy sunrise. Mainly, we are going to talk about how to avoid over-editing your images, which is a common issue with any photographer who is just starting out in photography.
Direct Sunlight Engagement Portrait – How We Shot It
Usually, for natural light photographers rule number one seems to be “Avoid direct sunlight at all costs! Run for the shade!!!” While this is certainly a good tactic for those closer-up portraits where you need your subjects to smile at the camera and be flattered; I do find that direct sunlight is one of my main tools for creating dramatic images during the day. With the right pose and composition, the balance of shadow and sunlight can give you plenty of interesting results.
Using GND Filters for a One-Shot HDR Panorama – How We Shot It
Some may argue that true HDR photography must be bracketed and “tonemapped” in order for it to be called an HDR, but in my opinion the term has become universal and is acceptable to use in describing any scene that has a high level of dynamic range regardless of whether it took one image to achieve, or multiple bracketed images, or other tools such as GND filters.
Vintage Style Natural Light Portrait at Sunset – How We Shot It
Shooting portraits at sunset is always a difficult situation. You want to capture the beautiful warm sunset, and maybe even put the sun in your frame, and yet you also want to view your subject’s faces…
Using Adobe Bridge to re-process 2007 HDR Landscapes! – How We Shot It
Having been a digital photographer for a decade now, one of my favorite things to do is to re-open old images with the latest and greatest post-processing tools available today. Here is an example of an image from 2007, which means I first processed it in Adobe Bridge CS, or CS2, using the original 2003 “Process Version”. This version has been re-processed in Bridge CS6, using the 2012 Process Version and the SLR Lounge Preset System for Adobe Camera Raw. Enjoy!
Announcing the SLR Lounge Preset System Now Available For Adobe Camera Raw!
Our highly acclaimed SLR Lounge Preset System has previously only been available to Lightroom 4 users, but no longer! We have fully converted the SLR Lounge Preset system to be compatible with the universal Camera Raw interface. Now, anyone who uses Bridge CS6 and Photoshop CS6 can have the preset system at their fingertips.