Editing Springtime Portraits II: Doing Advanced Retouching in the Editor Advanced Edits 2

Editing Springtime Portraits II: Doing Advanced Retouching in the Editor

28. May 2020

Last time around, we looked at developing a springtime portrait; this time we’ll look at more advanced edits in the Editor module. It provides lots of great tools that will help you bring a portrait to perfection. Zdeňka Vrátná will be showing you the steps she has taken when editing a colorful springtime portrait. In this article you’ll find inspiration, practical advice, and also a guide to using the individual retouching tools. 

Want Truly Original Portrait Lighting? Then Experiment With Reflections and Refraction! Working With Light 2

Want Truly Original Portrait Lighting? Then Experiment With Reflections and Refraction!

27. May 2020

In this article, we’ll be showing you how to get some extraordinary lighting effects using a few ordinary items. The trick lies in harnessing reflections and refraction from shiny and translucent items. For example we’ve used things like a glass ornament and an ordinary CD. Learn how to impressively light portraits and more and get an original play of lights and colors into your photos.

Spring Portrait Editing I: The Develop Module Basic Edits 1

Spring Portrait Editing I: The Develop Module

20. May 2020

In this article, we’ll be taking a look at how to edit a colorful springtime portrait. We’ll walk you through all the steps of the process in the Develop module. We’ll mainly be looking at fine-tuning colors, work with skin tones, the Radial Filter (R), and mild exposure adjustments. We’ll also be giving you a few tips in the introduction on how to take a nice spring portrait. But if you’re not in the mood to take one, you can just download our RAW file and try out the whole editing process right away!

8 Clues to Better Street Photography in the Works of Vivian Maier Photographer Stories 3

8 Clues to Better Street Photography in the Works of Vivian Maier 

14. May 2020

Vivian Maier (1926-2009) is one of the 20th century’s strangest photographers. Her pictures inspire with the simplicity and beauty of daily life. And yet, even though today we rank her alongside Diane Arbus, Robert Doisneau and Helena Levitt, she was completely unknown until 2009. She took over 120,000 pictures and left more than 2,000 roll films behind her—and never showed them to anyone. Where can we take inspiration from her for our own street photography?

Photographer, Culinary Expert, and Blogger Svatava Vašková: Cooking and Photography? My Dream Job! Interviews 0

Photographer, Culinary Expert, and Blogger Svatava Vaskova: Cooking and Photography? My Dream Job!

12. May 2020

Svatava Vašková is a blogger and photographer whose main subject is food. She’s also the author of four cookbooks, whose recipes can also be found on her food blog as well. Good food and beautiful photos are definitely dear to our hearts too, and so we’ve asked Svatava a few questions. Mainly about how she got into blogging and if she would reveal her favorite photo edits. (She has!)