Photoshop Clarity Action for Photographers

Photoshop Clarity Action for Photographers

Most RAW processing tools (e.g. Lightroom, Capture One, Adobe Camera RAW) do many things brilliantly.  Indeed, many landscape photographers consider them to be the only tool they need to use during post-processing.   These programs tend to have a clarity slider which allows you to adjust the dynamic contrast of the whole image.  This allows you to adjust the overall clarity, but it does not increase the clarity on a very small scale within the landscape photograph.....

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Self-editing in landscape photography

Self-editing in landscape photography

Hold your finger on the shutter button of a modern camera for 10 seconds and you can take dozens of photographs.  Go into the landscape for a day and you could quite easily take hundreds of photographs with no sort of special effort.   Whilst this is of course a key advantage of digital photography, it can also be a downfall.  Your landscape photography will be judged by the strength of your portfolio.  Therefore, it is important to self-edit and keep the standard of your work high....

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The importance of light in landscape photography.

The importance of light in landscape photography.

People often ask me if the colours in my landscape photography have been enhanced in some way.  My answer is always the same - I tell people that if they stop the next time they are outside at sunrise or sunset and take the time to stop and watch the landscape, they will see amazing colours too....

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