Category: Post Processing
What is micro-contrast? Most of us are familiar with contrast; it is relatively straightforward and easy to see. Contrast is the difference between two values, the values we will be talking about are tonal values. There are also color values, but that is for another time. The contrast between the light and dark areas are
I have been a user of Tony Kuypers luminosity masks for many years, back when they were just actions creating channels. Luminosity masks have come a long way since then and have been adopted by a large number of photographers now that they are more accessible with these advanced panels. I had heard of other
UPDATE: I have dabbled with many options since I wrote this, I moved to Capture One Pro for a time which produces incredibly sharp results. I didn’t like the way it processed the tonality of the images and I didn’t like the workflow. I went back to Lightroom and now only use a small amount
A recent photo I posted of this butte in southern Utah generated a small amount of controversy because of my use of perspective correction. I wanted to write this post to defend our rights as creative artists, because I see this type of negative attitude towards anyone who manipulates a photo in any way that
I am happy to announce a new suite of Lightroom presets that I have been developing, and they are all free! Nightscape These are the classic presets that have been available at davidkingham.com and the same presets included in my eBook Nightscape, if you have already downloaded them there is no need to download again.