Batch process your Raw files using Canon DPP by following our simple step by step editing tutorial
If you’re an Elements user who wants to take your image editing skills to the next level without blowing your budget, you can shoot Raw files and edit them in Lightroom 4. Adobe Lightroom costs a lot less than Photoshop CS, but it boasts the same set of powerful Raw editing tools that you’ll find in the more expensive package. In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you how you can transform your pictures of people into classic Hollywood portraits in just 8 simple steps.
Edit your shots’ colour temperature and white balance in Canon’s Digital Photo Professional to capture authentic tones for each individual environment
Using Canon’s free DPP software tweak the exposure to get picture perfect results
Learn how to use Adobe Camera Raw to sharpen photos for printing without exacerbating noise or creating halos in our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial.
There are lots of good reasons for setting your Canon to RAW quality mode. However, one of most persuasive is the degree to which you can tweak tonal range and exposure of your pictures after they have been shot.
In this tutorial we’ve got a sequence of shots taken at different exposures, ranging from severely over-exposed to drastically dark. Although we can improve all of them in Photoshop Elements’ Camera Raw processor, we can’t perform miracles.
Essentially, there are two reasons for making HDR photos. First, as a photographer you often experience lighting conditions that have a higher dynamic range than your sensor is capable of recording in one gulp, so HDR photos capture and compress the brightness range.Done well, no-one will ever know it’s an HDR.
The second reason that you would use HDR is for the look — to boost the colours and contrast of a dull subject or to give your image a grungy feel. With these reasons in mind, lets take a look at 6 ways you can make HDR photos that are subtle and spectacular.
For some people, the appearance of a digital camera – especially a DSLR – brings on a sudden facial affliction. No sooner have you got them in frame then their face contorts through a variety of bizarre expressions. Whether intentional or not, this can be a real issue when shooting portrait photography – particularly in group shots, but individually it is possible to use it to your advantage.
Want to get stunning High Dynamic Range images, but don’t have the patience or software? Here’s a clever way to get fantastic HDR images by merging RAW files in Photoshop