Using the blending modes with layers to add special effects to your digital photos.
Learn how a good raw file converter should give you a high level of control over your images.
Using the Curves tool in your image editor to adjust image tones and contrast.
Using the Levels tool in your image editor to adjust image tones and contrast.
How to use filter effects in editing software to add artistic effects to your photos.
Why and how to identify your digital photos as yours.
How much editing should you do before declaring images have been edited?
Gavin Phillips shows how to use HDR imaging to create superb images with fine detail, perfect lighting and accurate colours.
The last few versions of Adobe’s image editors, Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, have come with a powerful Raw file converter, Adobe Camera Raw. This application is being constantly updated to cover the latest digital cameras as they are released and, although some cameras take a while to be supported, having a capable Raw file converter built into your favourite image editor is an incentive to shoot Raw files whenever possible.