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Ask Better Questions

Ask Better Questions

Ask better questions. This post is adapted from material in my Free eBook, “Twelve Ways to Improve Your Photography, without spending a cent”, available on my website (pacificLIGHT.ca), or by clicking here “Would you use an 85mm lens or something else, for this?”...

Content-Aware Remove Tool in Adobe Lightroom

Content-Aware Remove Tool in Adobe Lightroom

Starting with the October 2022 release of Lightroom Classic (version 12.0), Adobe added some exciting new tools making image editing easier and faster. One of these new tools is Content-Aware Remove tool in the Healing panel, lets you remove unwanted spots and objects...

The Power of Triadic Colour

The Power of Triadic Colour

Unless you’re a dedicated B&W photographer, colour represents a powerful part of any image you create.  Colour evokes emotional responses in our viewers.  Blue, the colour of the sky and sea can invoke feelings of calm and tranquility, yellow and orange: vitality...

The power of intersecting masks in Adobe Lightroom

The power of intersecting masks in Adobe Lightroom

Masking in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC used to be very basic and rudimental. However, with the latest updates with some Artificial Intelligence, the masking tool in Lightroom becomes a lot more powerful and easy to use. Here is an example: This is one of my images I...

The Power of Mood

The Power of Mood

Our best images are much more than simply good composition in good light. Our best images are successful because they evoke an emotional response in our viewers; transporting them back to a place and time, allowing them to experience a moment in the same way we did as...

Look for the breathing room

Look for the breathing room

Breathing room is a photographer's best friend. Breathing room is the area in the image where not much is happening. By having more of your frame dedicated to "not much going on", you allow the "where something is happening" to speak louder. This is at the heart of...

Take your creativity in an exciting direction

Take your creativity in an exciting direction

In Brit Hammer's course Beautiful Black & White you'll explore how to create a mood and to convey a wide range of emotions. Black & white is more than the absence of color What makes for a beautiful image is making use of interesting light or showing off tonal...

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