Category Archives: Craft

Skin Retouching

One of my summer photography goals is to improve my post-processing skills. One area I’ve been working on is skin retouching. My gut feelings about retouching is that I don’t really like it. I am drawn to “truthy” photos. I … Continue reading

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Longer Lens = More Background Blur? Yes and No.

I had this question bouncing around in my head for a while and no one could give me a good answer. I know the answer now so I figured I might as well write it down. The question is “do … Continue reading

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Lightroom Develop Glossary

I am always going into the help section of Lightroom while I learn what everything is doing. It’s a pain so I am going to copy some down here. Saturation Clarity Adds depth to an image by increasing local contrast. … Continue reading

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Lighting Ratios

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Upsampling Images

I lifted this from photo.net and have had success with it printing up to 11×14 with my 8 MP 30D. Step #1 Change printing resolution without changing actual pixels. With your image open, go to Image|Image Size. Make sure that … Continue reading

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