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The Best of 2013

With the year drawing to a close it's time once again to reflect on the year and pick some of my favourite photos that I shot in 2013. With a mix of landscape, architecture and portraiture, these are listed here in no particular order as I would be hard pressed to rank them given the variety of genres. 1. Breaking Through My 2013 list would be incomplete if I didn't[...]

Using Lab Mode to Change Colour and Contrast in Photoshop

In this video tutorial I'll show you how you can use Lab color mode in Photoshop to quickly, easily and drastically change the color and contrast in your images and really make them pop. First off a big thanks to my friend Nagesh Mahadev for letting me demo these techniques one one of his amazing images. Be sure to check out his work on his 500px page and his Faceb[...]

Fine Art Architecture Processing in Photoshop

In this week's video tutorial we'll look at creating dramatic, contrasty, fine art black and white architecture images using Adobe Photoshop and Nik Silver Efex. Having Nik Silver Efex isn't necessary as the bulk of our work revolves around Photoshop, but I cover it here because I consider it to be the best tool for creating black and white images. In the tutorial [...]

10 Best Photos of 2012

Although a bit overdue, I thought I'd share my 10 favourite images that I shot in 2012 and explain what I like about them. At the least I can use it as a yardstick for 2013 and aim to improve. The images are in no particular order as ranking them from 1 through 10 would be too daunting a task as my preference for one over another seems to change on a daily basis. Part[...]