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.
Some digital images lend themselves to artistic manipulation and it can be fun to experiment with the filter effects in your favourite software application to see what you end up with. In this tutorial we will edit an image to make it look like an oil painting. The process is very simple and straightfoward and can produce impressive results.