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Lenscraft Photography

by Robin Whalley

Developing Your Photography

 

Learn how I created this image, step by step.

Good Photo Editing Shouldn’t be a Secret

If you want to improve your landscape photography fast, I may be able to help. My aim is to help people at all levels improve their photography by mastering their camera and photo editing software. Best of all, my Lenscraft tutorials are free to everyone.

Take this before and after image as an example. If you want to see the steps in the transformation, I’ve created a helpful tutorial demonstrating the process.

Photo Transformation

See this photo transformation, step by step.

Lenscraft Photo Editing Tutorials

Back in the pre-digital days of photography, becoming a great photographer was all about skill with the camera, creative vision, composition and timing. Today, the game of photography is significantly different. The skills and experience that once made your photos special are still important, but there’s now something else you need to master. Digital photo editing. You may be able to capture wonderful shots, but if you don’t know how to edit them, your photography will never be the best.

What the experts don’t want you to know is that you don’t need to work through long, expensive books and courses to achieve great results. By concentrating on the most important elements of the photo editing you can quickly learn to transform your work. You just need to understand the steps and a few concepts.

Don’t think you can learn how to edit photos? Think again. Many photo editing books have lots of content but don’t teach you anything. They explain everything but leave you confused because they tell you too much. It’s like asking someone for directions where someone explains every landmark. You don’t need this much information; you just need the high-level turns that get you to your destination.

If you’ve read this far, you may be wondering if there’s a cost attached to all this. The answer is no. Every tutorial on Lenscraft is free. I believe money shouldn’t prevent you from improving your photography and photo editing skills. The only things I sell are my books and courses, which incidentally cost a fraction of what most others charge. There’s no pressure to buy anything on Lenscraft, just enjoy the tutorials. If you like what you’ve seen and want to develop further, visit my shop.

Enjoy the site.

Robin Whalley

Landscape Photographer & Author

Latest Tutorials on Lenscraft

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Using Lightroom Camera Profiles in Photo Editing

Using Lightroom Camera Profiles in Photo Editing In this tutorial, we’ll be looking at Lightroom Camera Profiles. We’ll discuss what they are, where to find them, and most importantly how to use them in your workflow. What are Camera Profiles The Camera Profiles or Camera Colour Profiles as they are also known, control the translation of RAW files into images ...
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Common Photoshop Masking Problem and Solution

Common Photoshop Masking Problem and Solution There’s a common Photoshop masking problem that seems to be affecting users with increasing regularity. When users create a layer mask, the mask somehow becomes inverted. This doesn’t seem to happen every time they use a mask and can seem intermittent. In this tutorial I’m going to share an example of this masking problem ...
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Introduction to Affinity Photo Blending Ranges

Introduction to Affinity Photo Blending Ranges This tutorial is an introduction to the powerful Blending Ranges feature found in Affinity Photo. If you’re experienced in Adobe Photoshop, you may already know how to use the BlendIf feature which is similar but less powerful. At its simplest, Affinity Photo Blending Ranges allows you to blend the layers in an image together ...
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Affinity Photo Panorama Stitching

Affinity Photo Panorama Stitching In this tutorial we explore Affinity Photo Panorama Stitching. The Panorama tools in Affinity Photo produce excellent results but there are a few tips and tricks you can use to help. Let’s start with the three-stage process of creating a panorama: Shoot the individual frames of the panorama. Process the frames to prepare them for stitching ...
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How to Use Blending Modes in Photoshop and Affinity Photo

How to Use Blending Modes in Photoshop and Affinity Photo In this video tutorial we are looking at how you can use Blending Modes in both Photoshop and Affinity Photo. Don’t worry if you’ve tried to understand these before and struggled. I have a few examples to share with you to make everything fit into place. You only need to ...
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Luminar 4 Tutorial for New and Upgrading Users

Luminar 4 Tutorial for New and Upgrading Users When Skylum recently launched Luminar 4, they included a lot of changes. Much of the marketing focussed on the new AI features, but possibly more significant were the interface changes. In this Luminar tutorial I explain what’s changed in the interface and how it affects your editing. If you’re coming from an ...
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