Tag Archives: B&W

Image Enhancement Workflow

10-Channel Workflow

Lee Varis examines his 10-Channel Workflow in a step-by-step tutorial using a landscape image, creating a spectacular enhancement with channel blending.

Build Custom Backdrops for a Glamour Image in Photoshop

Lee Varis shares the post process technique he used with this most recent workshop and introduces a technique for creating custom backdrops in Photoshop using custom brushes.

Classic Hollywood B&W Glamour

Lee Varis shows how to convert a color photo into the kind of classic B&W of the Hollywood glamour portraits of the 1930’s. This is the Photoshop post processing part of his Classic B&W Portrait workshop at the California Photo Festival.

The Process of Seeing

Lee Varis takes you on a tour of the New York streets sets on Universal Studio’s backlot and examines the process of re-imagining the captured images to create something that transcends the original photographs…

Luminosity Blending – 1

Part of a live presentation I made for the Tucson Photography Meetup group, Feb. 26th, 2011. This tutorial goes over a B&W conversion technique using the grayscale channels and then shows how to apply that luminosity back over the original color image.