Lee Varis examines JPEGmini as an alternative to Photoshop for jpeg processing in an in-depth test.
Lee Varis examines his technique for shooting hand-held multi-shot panoramas.
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 the use of Lightroom to pre-visualize an image enhancement in a travel portrait taken in Turkey.
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 the rendering process for raw capture that illustrates the differences between using Photoshop and Lightroom to finish an image.
Lee Varis provides a detailed overview of the various camera calibration software offerings that work with the Adobe raw process engine, including Adobe’s DNG Profile Editor, X-Rite’s ColorChecker Passport, and Datacolor’s SpyderCheckr
Lee Varis shows how he uses the SpyderCube on-set, and reveals crucial techniques for working with high ISO files in post processing.
Lee Varis shares his introductory lecture for his workshop “Basic Photo 2”
Lee Varis reviews the changes in Lightroom 4’s Develop module and how it affects the zone test of his Digital Zone System.
Lee Varis talks about his recent assignment in New York in jazz recording sessions with Joseph Tawadros
Lee Varis reveals some of his strategies for fine tuning HDR images before during and after the tone mapping process in Lightroom, Nik HDR Efex Pro, and Photoshop.
Lee Varis shows how Lightroom can be used to fix color problems associated with mixed lighting scenarios.
Lee Varis shows some images from the recent LADIG/LA Conservancy tour of downtown Los Angeles’ Art Deco architecture.
Lee Varis provides an additional preview of his new book “Quick, Before They’re Gone! A Photographers Guide to Backup” where he talks about preserving assets into the future.