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Monochrome Photography

Monochrome Photography – Introduction Monochrome photography is another form of achieving a brilliant result for a photograph.  It has been around long before the colour film started hitting the shops around the world.  Joseph Nicéphore Niépce was the first person to create a photo in 1825, and, without having to guess, it was in monochrome.  Since...

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Understanding Histograms in Photography

Histograms – How to use it for Photography Histograms are useful tools to determine how well an image is exposed.  Most modern-day digital cameras have some histogram to display if your image is correctly presented.  DSLR’s mainly show a live histogram so you can adjust your settings while composing a shot.  Others will only...

Other Ways to Sharpen an Image in Photoshop

Sharpening in Photoshop Part Five If you have been reading all of the parts in this sharpening series for Photoshop, then you will have discovered some useful effective methods to sharpen images without losing too much quality.  For this final part, I will show some quick techniques to sharpen an image without the need...

Sharpening Using an Edge Mask in Photoshop

Sharpening in Photoshop Part Four Using an edge mask to sharpen images in Photoshop is handy to sharpen around edges, particularly where detail is required such as rugged landscapes or nature portraits.  The picture below will be used to sharpen around edges to give a cleaner finish. Create a Mask for Edge Mask Sharpening....

Types of Composition in Photography

What is Composition? Composition is a placement or arrangement of objects, subjects or anything else that you intend to use in your photography by using a series of elements in your image to emphasise what you are presenting.  It is used to guide a viewers eye to see to see what you are presenting...

Finalising an Edited Image

Editing a Sunrise or Sunset Scene Part Six For the final part of editing a sunrise or sunset, I will show how to make some personal changes to an image before saving it as a finished image.  I will use an image from part four & part five. I will make three changes to...

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