How to Use Photoshop to bring Magic into the Landscape – Example: Glendalough

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How to Use Photoshop to bring Magic into the Landscape – Example: Glendalough Todays image shows a lake about an hour south of Dublin, Ireland. This one was awesome to process in Photoshop, lots of colours and curves! Here is the final result: and here the original: To get the image I had to do a lot! using levels to make the greens in the foreground ‘healthy’ using curves to colour sky and water (and grass again haha) using layers to apply effects just to certain areas using high pass filters to do dodging and burning on the water clone…

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How to Play with Colours in Photoshop – Example: Little Castle

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How to Play with Colours in Photoshop – Example: Little Castle Colours. Its can be great fun to play with them for hours! Thats what I did in this image I took somewhere in Paris this year. You wouldn’t happen to know the name of the castle? So, today I will show you how I processed the image. Here is the final version: And here is the original version: I did a lot of stuff in this image! I had to remove people and cars! I used two images taken at different times first and combined the empty spaces where…

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Using Photoshop to Create a Dramatic Scene – Example: The Louvre

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Using Photoshop to Create a Dramatic Scene – Example: The Louvre I am a massive fan of the Louvre! Inside and outside, hehe. When I was there recently I was kind of lucky getting a nice and cloudy sky which was mirrored in the glass of the small pyramid. Here is the final image: and here the original: Normally I would take 3 exposures and create an HDR image – in this case there wasn’t enough light to justify the extra effort so I was very happy with just one. I tonemapped this one in Photomatix anyway, but just very…

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How to Use Photoshop to Edit Your Images – Example: Fire Garden

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How to Use Photoshop to Edit Your Images – Example: Fire Garden You now, when you sit in a car and you drive around and you see a super cool sunset – you hit the break (yes, on the street, hehe) and jump out and take a quick snap. Thats what I did here. The colours which I got in the image didn’t do any justice to the whole thing when I was there, so I changed it. Here is the final image: And here is the original: There is a lot of colour manipulation involved in this one. Check…

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