Curves are one of Photoshop’s most powerful Tools. And Color can be be an amazingly powerful element in an image. Using Curves to enhance a photo’s Color is an awesome way to add some pop. Yet that doesn’t mean it needs to be a complicated process. A couple Curves Adjustment Layers with some quick hand painted Layer Masks is all it takes to add some incredible Style to your images.
Adding a gradient Color Tone to an image can help with it’s Depth and help Draw the viewers eyes towards your intended point of focus. You’ll see how as we take you through a few curves, a little Pen Tool Action and just one simple Levels Adjustment Layer.
Unlike most professions, photography starts easy and gets harder the more you care about doing it right. It can be a frustrating process, but here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes photographers make and a few tips on how to rise above them.
Photography has changed a lot over the years. There are always new concepts to learn and creative techniques to explore – and there’s no better way to do it than by picking up an inspiring book. Here are our top 20 picks for the best photography books of all time to get you started.
Shooting in RAW has its ups and downs, but the flexibility it offers is a big plus for photographers. And, while it’s often the preferred format for pros, should you always shoot RAW? Here are some myths and realities of RAW vs. JPEG.