Editing your Portraits for Impact #1 It’s All About the Eyes

It’s All About the Eyes If your subject’s eyes are dull and lifeless, your image will project that too!  Before you take your photograph, check that the model’s eyes have catch lights in them. How to Make Those Eyes POP in Photoshop CS Step One: Create duplicate layer, press command (mac)/control(pc) j    Then rename the … Continue reading

Fixing Old Photos

Have you been dredging through those boxes of old photos and came across one that you want to fix? Here’s the old photo that requires fixing. The higher the resolution that you scan at the better: Let’s bring out the detail by copying the bottom layer and applying a tonal contrast enhancement using Unsharp Mask … Continue reading

Problem Solving for Photographers

As part of a recent discussion about editing portraits, we had to problem solve a number of images together.  Now, I’m no expert in photo editing, so it was great that other members could help out with the problems. Ruth and I also followed up how to solve these problems via email. We sent out … Continue reading

July Inspiration – Smoke Photography

Camberwell Camera Club’s INSPIRATION SERIES – July To inspire members this month we viewed The Ethereal Beauty of Smoke by J.Hoque Photography at our July meeting. Taking photographs of smoke might appear to be complex, but can easily be done with basic items that you have at home.  I’m sure that you will definitely agree … Continue reading