Classic Hollywood B&W Glamour

Classic Hollywood B&W Glamour

In advance of our workshop on Hollywood Lighting in Los Angeles, on May 13th & 14th, 2017,  I am posting this detailed tutorial on B&W portrait technique in Photoshop. This is the post processing part of our workshop exploring George Hurrell style lighting...
B&W How to – 3D Tone Sculpting

B&W How to – 3D Tone Sculpting

Think like a sculptor and shape your tones for ideal B&W conversions. Often, when confronted with the need for a B&W version of a color image, the process of conversion is treated as an afterthought. There may be some thought as to what the best method will...
More from Joshua Tree National Park

More from Joshua Tree National Park

A contemplative photo journey amongst the boulders I’m finally back home and after my first webinar, I’ve had some time to reflect on the Joshua Tree experience. After looking at these images for a little while, I find them more interesting in...

Luminosity Blending – 2

Lightening Dark Skin with Red Channel Luminosity This step-by-step video tutorial was part of a presentation I made to the Tucson Photography Meetup Group in February. It corresponds to an earlier blog post in text form you can find here… the tutorial shows the...

Luminosity Blending – 1

Color to B&W and back This is a video step-by-step that corresponds to an earlier blog post on the same subject which you can find here. I go through the same steps in this video so you can see exactly what I’m doing… LuminosityBlending-1 from Lee...