Use Lightroom Like a Darkroom
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Use Lightroom Like a Darkroom

February 12, 2013 | Text And Photography By Rob Sheppard
How to work like an old-school master printer when you’re processing images in the computer
Solutions: Clarity
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Solutions: Clarity

February 12, 2013 | Text & Photography By George Jardine
This incredibly useful control helps close the gap between actual global contrast and apparent contrast in a photo
Digital Pitfalls: A Cautionary Tale
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Digital Pitfalls: A Cautionary Tale

August 21, 2012 | Text And Photography By Tom Till
Tom Till recently had an epiphany about how much enhancement is too much. It’s easy to become enamored of the power of digital to make colors pop, but it’s also easy to become addicted to the point where you need more and more.
B&W Transformation
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B&W Transformation

July 3, 2012 | Text And Photography By Rick Sheremeta
Go from a weak color photograph to strong, dynamic black-and-white by taking advantage of HDR technology along the way
Organization Will Set You Free!
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Organization Will Set You Free!

July 3, 2012 | Text And Photography By Rob Sheppard
Basic organization techniques to help you find, sort and catalog your images
Solutions: Lightroom 4 Tone Controls
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Solutions: Lightroom 4 Tone Controls

May 22, 2012 | Text And Photography By Michael Frye
How the changes in Lr4 are important for nature photographers
Solutions: Scanning Revisited
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Solutions: Scanning Revisited

April 10, 2012 | Tim Grey
Breathe new life into your old film images by using powerful next-generation scanning software
Digital Quick tips
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Digital Quick tips

February 28, 2012 | Text And Photography By Jon Cornforth
OP Contributing Editor Jon Cornforth shares simple, but powerful steps to get your shots into top shape
Enhance Your Landscapes
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Enhance Your Landscapes

December 27, 2011 | By Staff
How to use Photoshop Layer Masks and Layer Styles to simulate a graduated ND filter without the drawbacks of an actual filter
Auto HDR, Quicker, Faster And Better?
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Auto HDR, Quicker, Faster And Better?

November 8, 2011 | Text And Photography By Michael J. McNamara
New DSLRs with Auto HDR features can create high dynamic range images in just seconds, but are the results worth the convenience?
RAW vs. JPEG: Which To Choose
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RAW vs. JPEG: Which To Choose

September 20, 2011 | Staff
Should you be using one, the other or both?
The Dark Secret Of Digital Photography
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The Dark Secret Of Digital Photography

September 20, 2011 | Text And Photography By Rob Sheppard
How the dark side of your photos can be limiting your prints

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Making Time-Lapse
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Making Time-Lapse

September 6, 2011 | Text And Photography By Todd Sali
Somewhere between still photography and full-motion video, time-lapse is moviemaking that any still shooter can do
Advanced Cloning
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Advanced Cloning

July 5, 2011 | Text And Photography By Kevin McNeal
Retouching techniques give photographers more control than ever. Try a combination of tools for removing distracting elements from almost any scene.
The Making Of Compelling Black-And-White-Images
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The Making Of Compelling Black-And-White-Images

June 21, 2011 | Text And Photography By Rob Sheppard
Beyond just removing color, see how structure, tonal relationships, form, texture and contrast all play key roles
Supersized Panorama Stitching Tips & Techniques
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Supersized Panorama Stitching Tips & Techniques

February 8, 2011 | By Brandon Riza With William Sawalich, Photography By Brandon Riza
Brandon Riza’s panoramas are crafted in the spirit of an Ansel Adams landscape. In each one, the mountains are larger than life, and the overall image is richly detailed and built from a series of high-resolution frames.
Making Best Use Of HDR
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Making Best Use Of HDR

December 7, 2010 | Text And Photography By Tom Till
Tom Till is a master of Southwest landscapes. Recently, he’s been using HDR software to overcome some of the challenges of these high-contrast scenes without generating the bizarre-looking, hyperreal effect that’s objectionable to many nature shooters
Intuitive B&W  Conversions
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Intuitive B&W Conversions

June 22, 2010 | Text And Photography By Michael Clark
Try this simple step-by-step process for making beautiful monochrome images
Pro Tips For Making Multimedia
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Pro Tips For Making Multimedia

May 25, 2010 | Text And Photography By Ian Shive
HD video in DSLRs is a hot topic, and more nature photographers see the potential for creating a new way to display and share images. OP went to a seasoned pro for the secrets to a first-rate production.
Faster And Easier Image Processing
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Faster And Easier Image Processing

December 15, 2009 | Rob Sheppard
Software plug-ins make computer work more efficient for nature photographers
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