Quick Fix for Problem Seamless My wife Bobbi Lane, and I recently did a photo shoot for some of Bobbi’s musician friends. They needed a couple of group shots, in various ensemble combinations, to use for upcoming gigs. The problem was that getting everyone together at the same time was a little difficult, and it […]
Lee Varis shares his passion for square compositions using Hipstamatic.
Lee Varis shows how to swap color channels for creative color rendering in an infrared capture.
Lee Varis shows his March Mandala of the month with a gallery of individual photo-mandalas
Lee Varis examines an image enhancement workflow using an image captured in Burano, Italy
Lee Varis showcases his Mandala of the Month for February 2016, and provides a detailed, step-by-step tutorial for building a single photo-mandala from the “seed image.”
Lee Varis explores the use of the Lume Cube in still life photography of glassware
Lee Varis shares photos from the Venice Carnival 2016 photo tour, with an in-depth look at infrared captures using a converted Fuji X-E2
Lee Varis examines his technique for shooting hand-held multi-shot panoramas.
Lee shares a new photo-mandala, and launches a new series examining the creation of photo-mandalas with the Mandala of the Month.
Lee Varis examines a photo shoot for a musician, detailing the lighting setup, and a special technique for noise reduction in deep shadows.
Lee Varis gives a break-down of a recent photo shoot, that explores lighting and post processing issues for “Real People Portraits” featuring the Phottix Indra500, Lightroom, and Photoshop.
Lee Varis examines his 10-Channel Workflow in detail—starting in Lightroom and ending in Photoshop— using a street scene in Venice.
Lee Varis examines the use of Lightroom to pre-visualize an image enhancement in a travel portrait taken in Turkey.
Lee Varis builds a landscape image from two exposures, blended together using a mask from the “b” channel of a Lab version of the image. The step-by-step tutorial covers luminosity masks, layer blend modes, Burn Tool mask editing, Lab color editing, and a sophisticated selective sharpening technique, in a 10-Channel Workflow approach to image editing.
Lee Varis examines his 10-Channel Workflow in a step-by-step tutorial with a landscape image.