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.
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.
Lee Varis examines the decision process in the creation of 3 different B&W images.
Lee Varis shares thoughts and images about his upcoming B&W Workshop in Los Osos.
Lee Varis shares his photo experiences in Death Valley this past March 2012.
Lee Varis examines an advanced method of B&W tone control that blends channels to sculpt the image for a 3D effect.
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…
Lee Varis examines the pleasures of photographing among the great rocks of Joshua Tree National Park.
This step-by-step video tutorial shows the application of the red channel in luminosity mode to lighten overly dark skin in Photoshop
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.