Lee Varis puts a prototype Fuji GFX through its paces while on tour in Venice, Italy for Carnival.
Lee Varis looks at the various factors that influence the decisions surrounding lens choices for photography
Lee Varis showcases his Mandala of the Month for May 2016
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 shares his passion for square compositions using Hipstamatic.
Lee Varis shows how to swap color channels for creative color rendering in an infrared capture.
Lee Varis shows his March Mandala of the month with a gallery of individual photo-mandalas
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 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 the rendering process for raw capture that illustrates the differences between using Photoshop and Lightroom to finish an image.
Lee Varis looks at an easy technique for adding drama to flower close-up photography with LED Flashlights!
Bobbi Lane talks about portraits using natural and flash lighting, how and why you would use one or the other, using the same subject to illustrate the concepts she explores.