Checking your Histogram will help you get the best results without using a Light meter. This chart shows how much detail you are getting in the light and dark areas, see how to read it accurately to make sure you’re getting the right Exposure.
Its very easy to mess up an image by using a gel too directly and by using too many Colors. This episode covers how to use them in a subtle way to change the overall mood of your photos and which lighting works best.
Today we are going through the rest of the Adjustment Layers, and showing you which ones should be used in what circumstances. You will be able to make your images much better in less time by knowing the right layer to grab.
Combining multiple Exposures is a great way to get unique images and is traditionally done with film. We are making a similar effect in Photoshop, which will give you a bit more control over how everything turns out.
Basically, having a WACOM TABLET is going to save you a lot of time in the long run. More control means less mistakes. There are not many things that you can just go buy to make you better, but this is one of them.