Latest Articles in the Category Advanced Edits:
Enjoy Easier Work with Exposure and Colors: Adjustment Layers Are Here to Help
Layer work often requires you to do complicated editing. Adjustment Layers are here to make it simple. Unlike ordinary layers, they don’t contain picture data—instead, they influence the image parameters of the layers below them.
Retouch Non-destructively With the Retouching Tools in Develop
Retouching is very simple and effective editing that you can use to subtly improve portraits and more. So besides fixing skin defects, you can do things like clean dirty walls or eliminate distractions on clothing or around a photographed object. And meanwhile, you can also make all of these edits non-destructively. Take a look at how to do it.
Get Great Photo Retouching With (Almost) Just Lightening and Darkening
There’s a wide range of retouching techniques out there, but you may be surprised to learn that one of the most effective and universal portrait techniques is to just lighten and darken certain spots. Read on to learn how to shine with this technique.
Make Photos Dreamlike With These 4 Tools
Delicate, dreamy pictures aren’t always possible without computer editing. But once the hardest work—a well-taken shot that you’re satisfied with—is done, you just have to fine-tune the details. These include colors, softness, and light.
Refine Selection: The Easier Way to Work With Hair, Fur, and Other Complex Outlines
Sometimes you want to change the background behind a person, animal, or other subject with a complicated outline… or to change that subject itself. The Refine Selection feature in Zoner Photo Studio will save you lots of time when you’re selecting flowers, people, or anything else with a complex outline.
Assembling Macro Photography Using Layers
The main disadvantage of macro shots is their low depth of field. Everyone recommends a tight aperture, but in practice even that won’t get you really sharp macro. But there’s another option—taking multiple shots at varying depths and joining them on a computer.
Open New Doors in Photo Editing with Blending Modes
Blending modes are an often-overlooked tool for photo edits. And that’s a shame! Check them out, because they can offer you countless new edits that will give you very original pictures.
My First Mask: Your Guide to Layer Masks in Zoner Photo Studio
Masks are among the most important tools for advanced photo editing, and yet many photographers have no idea they exist, causing extra work for themselves. Would you like to avoid this extra work? Read on.
Add a Bloom Effect to Lights in Your Pictures
Today’s cameras are so technically advanced that pictures have lost the atmosphere that lenses once provided. One way to give them some charisma is through clever use of a blurring effect.