Okay, it’s not here just yet but I haven’t been excited about an Apple update in forever! Watching WWDC16 Keynote this June, I saw brilliant feature...|
Wandering aimlessly online, I came across a thumbnail of an image which, 20 years ago, lived blutacked to my wardrobe. I’d fallen in...|
After updating both Photoshop and Lightroom with yesterday’s new releases, I’ve been experimenting with the new Guided Upright tool in both ACR and Lightroom. (See...|
This week, Adobe introduced the GUIDED UPRIGHT transform tool to its raw processing kit. You’ll find this in both ACR 9.6 (Adobe Camera Raw)...|
“Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in.. go a little out of your depth.....|
If you’ve just watched my Masking in Photoshop video (with my super-dodgy looking edits of purple trees) and you’re left wondering whether it’s...|
Masking in Photoshop is an extremely powerful function. In my life as a commercial retoucher, and also in working on my own images,...|
This post gives you free access to one of the video chapters from my Lightroom Foundations online workshop, as a thank you for visiting my...|
We all have our favourite shortcuts! I’ve recorded my favourite (and not so favourite) ways of changing values in Lightroom’s Develop module. The “hover...|
Lightroom is a great tool to have in your photographer’s utility belt. Not only is it a fabulous image processor, it can play...|
I was delighted to be invited by Kelly Brown and her team to present at The Baby Summit this year. It was such...|
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I’ve put together a printable cheat-sheet with my favourite time saving Photoshop shortcuts which I rely on for efficiency. Print out your copy and put...|
In this video, I discuss issues relating to calibration and editing. I’ve also processed an image on an uncalibrated system, followed by same...|
There’s much misinformation in online forums when it comes to whether and why we need to calibrate our displays. I’ve been in the...|
As so many of the commercial jobs I work on are embargoed for weeks to months until the campaign is released, I often...|
I’ve created a free short tutorial covering some common discussion points which arise in my classes — image size, resolution and preparing your...|
As 2014 draws to a close, there’s already so much to look forward to in 2015! Workshops & One-to-Ones I’ll be continuing my...
Be sure to protect your data from power surges this storm season! After last week’s devastating storms in Brisbane, I’ve already heard from two...|
The definitive answer to how well an image will print as an enlargement, is to see a portion as a test print at...|
None of us ever wants to say or hear “I’ve lost a shoot!!!”. In so many cases I hear about, the loss was...|
There’s been a lot of talk of cloud storage in the past few weeks with significant price reductions from Dropbox in particular. What...
As the rain pours down outside, I’m reminded of the majority of my 6 years living in Ireland, and the promises to myself to...
I’m presenting a seminar and workshop series for the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) in Newcastle on August 11th and 12th, 2014....|
Last year I travelled to London to check out some street art, visit my favourite eating places, and with the hope of adding...
My photographic exhibition, In Transit, opens in Brisbane next Friday evening, May 23rd, 2014. All are welcome. Opening night kicks off at 6:30pm,...
Adobe Lightoom Mobile is available for your iPad now. Perhaps it’s most appealing feature is its desktop syncing. Create a collection of images within your Lightroom...|
Fuji & Kodak may have championed the “Print Your Photos” campaigns for consumers, but it’s time for the pros to give themselves a...
What should we do with the “reject” raw files from our shoots? It’s a question I hear often. Whilst I’m pleased the majority...
You know that feeling when someone scrapes their nails down a blackboard? I get that same feeling when people download using the camera to...
I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked what goes on at a fashion shoot! This video gives you a...