If you are considering the switch from Photoshop to Affinity Photo, you might wonder how it will affect your photo editing workflow. And how will just a tiny loss in features (for a big drop in price) affect your options for photo editing?
Sometimes you come home with what you thought was a great shot, just to find out that it is way underexposed and without any better exposures of that composition. But, how can you save the underexposed photo in Lightroom? Of course, first of all, it would be better to get the exposure right on location, lesson learned, right.
But if you haven’t got the possibility to get to this location again anytime soon, it would be good if you could save the underexposed photo and still get a great looking photo out of it.
One of the most used tools in Lightroom to bring attention to the subject is the vignette tool. However, unless you are very subtle with the vignette tool it will be very obvious what you did to the image to make the subject pop.
If you overdo it, the vignette tool will leave a distinct dark circular frame near the edges that fades as it gets closer to the subject. Additionally, in Lightroom, it is not possible to control the center of the vignette.
There are other and in my opinion better ways to bring attention to your subject and make it pop than using the vignette tool. Read more…
Everyone’s heard the horror stories about people who’ve lost their photos, and everyone knows that – no matter what they’re of or what they’re for – losing your pictures can be devastating.
Whether it’s a folder of precious family photos, a portfolio, or a project for a client, replacing what was lost can be time consuming, expensive, and even impossible – which is precisely why photo backups are so important. Read more…
Do you think that your images lack details? Here is the way to extract the extra details that are already present in your photos, but are not visible, using Photoshop.
Some methods like high pass sharpening will either give you a way too crunchy look or create halos around the edges of the different elements in your image. However, this is a different approach, which is less prone to these unwanted artifacts. Read more…