In the North of England, within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, lies the rural costal market town and civil parish of Kendal. In antiquity known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal. As small and remote as it is, it is from this rural Kendal setting that Jamie Spencer makes some of the best keyboard shortcuts cheat sheets […]

In this episode of “The Complete Picture,” Julieanne Kost demonstrates enhancing light in Adobe Lightroom’s Develop module to enhance your photographs using color and tonality to change the mood and atmosphere of an image. We all know that the goal is to capture the best photograph in camera, not enhancing light using post processing tricks, but […]

With the release of OS X Yosemite later this year, Apple will cease the development of its professional photo editing application, Aperture. Bummer.  Users of Aperture will be transitioned to Photos, a new app that was introduced during the Apple WWDC keynote recently. The new Photos application integrates many of the advanced photo editing features that were previously found […]

by Uwe Steinmueller Originally Posted On OutbackPhoto.Net We are currently working on some new scripts and this reminded us to share the use of Droplets with our readers. We like to streamline our workflow as much as possible. Lightroom is very powerful but yet there are tasks that you may want to perform in Photoshop […]

  This is a helpful LAB color tip by our good friend and master photographer Charles Cramer. Lightroom 5 now allows for the eyedropper readout to show Lab color values! Lab is a color model that separates the color information from the luminosity. Let me explain why I think this is wonderful. Since I believe that […]

Uwe Steinmueller | 11-11-2013 The Adjustment Brush in Lightroom is a very powerful tool. Using the Auto Brush mode allows you to get even more precise results. If you select Auto Mask the brush tries to only cover areas of your image that are close in color to your starting point as long as your brush center […]

Uwe Steinmueller  We are currently working on some new scripts and this reminded us to share the use of Droplets with our readers. We like to streamline our workflow as much as possible, and droplets are a good way to do that. Lightroom is very powerful but yet there are tasks that you may want […]

Uwe Steinmueller | 10-12-2013 From Digital OutbackPhoto.Net Using the Lightroom 4 Selective Noise Brush, because the noise is mostly in the shadows it is often advised to remove the noise selectively. The Lightroom Adjustment Brush is a very powerful tool for this task. The following article is taken from our our Lightroom Artistry Develop book. Here we have […]

We often use a two-step method to add additional processing to our images. The first step is to develop the color image to be kind of standard and natural (both subjective). But sometimes we want to add to the image a grungier look, convert it to B&W and/or sharpen with out Optimal Sharp V3 scripts in Photoshop.  Because […]

The Art of Texture Blending #2 from Bettina + Uwe Steinmueller on Vimeo. This Video Slideshow demonstrates some of Uwe Steinmueller’s excellent Texture Blending samples. Created with FotoMagico 4.1 Part #1, the first slideshow video is here: vimeo.com/57507858 Please see outbackphoto.net for further texture blending information here: outbackphoto.net/news/2013/1/12/our-texture-blending-resources.html PLEASE RATE THIS STORY!