Tag Archive: ADD

Aug 23 2013

HDR and Halos Episode 3: Nik HDR Efex Pro II

A while back I started a series of HDR tutorial Episodes related to avoiding Halos.  In Episode 1 I covered how to avoid them altogether using Photomatix Pro and Camera Raw.  In Episode 2 I showed how to fix them using Photoshop.  Today in Episode 3, I am showing you how to avoid them using …

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Jul 05 2013

How to Add a Lens Flare Nondestructively

Adding a lens flare to a design or photograph can sometimes add an element of life to an otherwise mundane photo.  I wouldn’t go to crazy with them adding them to every photograph that has a blaring sun.  If they are used too much they can be distracting and distasteful, especially when added during post …

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Apr 19 2013

Adobe Camera Raw: The Adjustment Brush

I recently shot a picture of a barn at sunset.  I brought it into Photomatix and tone mapped it and all was going well, but I had one distinct problem.  The sky was very blue and the barn was very red.  Talk about two completely opposite ends of the White Balance and Color Temperature spectrum!  I …

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Jan 25 2013

Recording a Cyanotype Action!

I was doing a Google search recently about photo techniques and came across an old favorite of mine, the Cyanotype.  I have never created a Cyanotype in the dark room myself, however, I really like the way they look. Creating a Cyanotype in Photoshop is much easier and less time consuming than it was in …

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Oct 12 2011

Sensor Cleaning and HDR

I took some photos this weekend and noticed that my sensor is absolutely filthy.  It more than likely happened on the Photo Walk when I changed my lens from my 14-54 to my 50mm fixed.  I got distracted for 20 seconds by a bird or butterfly (or some other ADD relevant thing SQUIRREL) while between …

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Sep 26 2011

Tiffen Dfx 3.0 Review

Tiffen has just released Tiffen Dfx  3.0.  You may know Tiffen for their incredible glass filters throughout the years, but what about photo software?  Tiffen has created Dfx 3.0, an incredible filter program engineered to make applying a plethora of filters a breeze.  I met with the folks at Tiffen during Photoshop World.  They were …

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