Lee Varis examines some best practices for optimizing CMYK conversions in Photoshop
Lee Varis examines the new Select and Mask dialog in Photoshop CC 2015.5
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 shows how to swap color channels for creative color rendering in an infrared capture.
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 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 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.
Lee Varis reveals his landscape image enhancement workflow in a detailed step-by-step tutorial, starting in Lightroom, and finishing in Photoshop. Along the way you will learn about noise reduction in Lightroom, pre-adjustments in Lightroom, opening as Layers into Photoshop, building layer masks, using channel luminosity, increasing saturation in Lab, applying a channel to an empty layer in Photoshop, creating a B&W conversion using multiple channels, and doing split toning in Photoshop.
Lee Varis examines his creative process for photo-illustration using one of his Tarot card images in a step-by-step tutorial.
Lee Varis examines the rendering process for raw capture that illustrates the differences between using Photoshop and Lightroom to finish an image.