Photography Tutorials for Photographers
Photography can be a complex undertaking if you want to produce quality images. And with a large and growing range of software on the market, it’s becoming increasingly complex. That’s where the Lenscraft website can help, by providing quality photography tutorials for those wanting to develop their photography skills.
Below you will find all the photography tutorials I have written, arranged in date order. I’ve developed these to help aspiring and experienced photographers improve their digital photography skills fast. I’ve also been careful not to assume prior knowledge and each tutorial is self-contained.
Photography Tutorial Topics
If you don’t want to spend time browsing through all the photography tutorials on Lenscraft, try the search feature. Click the magnifying glass to the right of the menu and enter the term you want to search for. Alternatively, why not visit one of the tutorial topic pages. You can choose from Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Affinity Photo and the Nik Collection.
All Photography Tutorials
Below you can browse through the varied Lenscraft Photography & Photo Editing Tutorials.
All tutorials are listed in published date order.
Essential Tips Working with Layer Masks in Photoshop In this tutorial, I want to share my essential tips to improve your photo editing using Layer Masks in Photoshop. Working with Layer Masks in Photoshop is possible the most powerful editing technique you can use....read more
Mastering the Photoshop Dodge and Burn Tools In this tutorial, we’ll look at how to improve your results when using the Photoshop Dodge and Burn tools. The Dodge and Burn Tools in Photoshop are extremely powerful but can also be difficult to use. This is one of the...read more
Creating Affinity Photo Luminosity Masks If you’ve come from a Photoshop background, creating Affinity Photo Luminosity Masks could have you scratching your head. If you Google Luminosity Masks and Affinity Photo, you’re likely to find a couple of things: A simple...read more
Landscape Photography Tips That Work I’m often asked if I have any Landscape Photography tips; you know ones that really work and make a difference. Often people expect me to talk about the best cameras or lenses to use or in rare cases, even composition. When I share...read more
Using Lightroom Transform to Fix Converging Verticals If you’ve ever tried to photograph a tall building you’ve probably run into problems like converging verticals. This is where buildings appear to lean backwards in a photograph as the “vertical” sides of the...read more
Mac OS Photo Printing Problem Recently I found myself in a complete panic when I suffered a serious photo printing problem on my Mac. Fortunately, I was able to resolve it, but I wasted a lot of time and money in the process. Then scarily, one of my friends...read more
Affinity Photo Printing for Photographers There’s no denying Affinity Photo is a great tool for editing, but what if you want to print your photos? Using Affinity Photo for printing is a great choice. But if you have been using other tools like Lightroom, the printing...read more
Are UV Filters Worth It? There is a long-raging battle in photography about UV Filters. Some see the UV filter as essential whilst others think they are a waste of money. In this article, I want to answer the question are UV Filters worth it, by sharing my experience...read more
Landscape Photography Photoshop Frequency Separation Possibly one of the hottest photo editing topics currently is Photoshop Frequency Separation. It’s also one of the most confusing; partly because it’s hard to understand what’s happening and partly because it sounds...read more
On1 Photo RAW Workflow – Does Filter Order Matter Let’s be honest, the On1 Photo RAW workflow can be confusing. There are the Development tools, Local adjustments, Layers, and Effects. Each one has a huge array of tools and you can use these in an almost infinite...read more
Mindshift Backlight 26L Camera Backpack Review As I write this, I’m sat on the interisland ferry between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. I’ve already been travelling for a few weeks and have another couple of weeks still to go. For equipment, I’m packing...read more
Which Lightroom Alternative is Right for You? Are you looking for a viable Lightroom alternative to help manage your photography? If you are, you're not alone. Since Adobe moved Lightroom to be subscription-only, many photographers have been searching for an...read more
Professional Results Sharpening Photos with Nik Sharpener Pro 3 In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to sharpen your photos using Nik Sharpener Pro. I’m also including two videos with demonstrate the techniques in more detail. One video covers Capture Sharpening...read more
Using the Nik Collection As someone whose been using the Nik Collection for a very long time, I tend not to think very much about which plugins you need. I just sort of know. But then I was recently talking to someone and they reminded me about how confusing the Nik...read more
Choosing Photo Editing Software Although we don’t often recognise it, choosing photo editing software for your PC or Mac is a very personal thing. What suits one person won’t suit another, and it’s made even more complicated by the choice of editors now available. To...read more