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 his creative process for photo-illustration using one of his Tarot card images in a step-by-step tutorial.
Lee Varis examines his 10-Channel Workflow in a step-by-step tutorial using a landscape image, creating a spectacular enhancement with channel blending.
Lee Varis looks at a recent color correction that utilizes a Channel Mixer adjustment to fix an overly saturated skin color
Lee Varis examines Apple’s Automator App for use in an imaging workflow to create & re-name multiple jpegs at different sizes.
Lee Varis shows how he uses light painting techniques with nude photography in the studio.
Lee Varis goes through a complete glamour retouch in Photoshop in a 32 minute video step-by-step tutorial
Lee Varis shows how to de-saturate the shadows of a colorful image to improve the sense of depth and realism…
Lee Varis examines a new method for generating false RGB colors from different lighting directions, an idea born from a newly introduced bug in Photoshop CC…
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 shares details about his new online Photoshop Course
Lee Varis shares two recordings of live sessions he did at the PMA show in January on lighting techniques and portrait retouching.
Lee Varis describes how to use a digital projector to simulate a focussing fresnel spotlight
Lee Varis shows an advanced hair masking technique that DOES NOT rely on the Refine Edge dialog in Photoshop CS6. Instead, this unique approach utilizes the Hard Light blend mode with a subject shot on a gray background.
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 a technique for simulating a traditional posterize effect in Photoshop in a step-by-step video tutorial