Layers are useful for preserving the original image, working on specific areas, copying adjustments and creating advanced how to use layers in Photoshop

Sharpening noisy images step 2

An understanding of sharpening is essential in order to get the most out of your digital images. We show you how applying some advanced techniques…

Why is it necessary to sharpen digital files and how is it actually done? We explain all there is to know in our guide to…

Many cameras allow you to perform an increasing number of adjustments and enhancements on your shots afterwards using in camera editing





Continuing his series on using the digital darkroom, Richard Sibley explains how to replicate an in-camera panning effect...

Richard Sibley shows us how to clone out objects in Photoshop, focusing specifically on linear objects such as lamp posts and telegraph poles









Richard Sibley shows how to use Levels adjustment layers in Photoshop 
to create quick layer masks for selective control

flat portraits before and after

Richard Sibley explains how to use the digital darkroom to rescue a flat portrait and transform it into a high-key black and white portrait...

In this article we give you step by step advice on how to convert images into a Lab colour space before reducing any unwanted colour…

If you want to achieve the best results possible with your pictures, then it’s time to stop shooting JPEGs and switch to shooting in raw..…