Category Archives: Workflow

Basic Edits – Layers and Masks

Layers and Masks are an essential part of a non-destructive workflow, allowing you to modify an image, make repairs, and limit adjustments to specific areas of the image. Continue reading

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Basic Edits – Levels and Curves

With Levels and Curves you can fine tune the tonal range and even colours in your images. Levels In Photoshop the Layers dialog has many features. The main ones are labelled below. Try out the AUTO settings – it will … Continue reading

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Basic Edits – Highlights and Shadows

Highlights and Shadows Whilst the exposure controls control the mid-tones, the Highlights and Shadows controls work on these ends of the tone range. In addition the Whites and Blacks controls adjust the upper and lower limits of the brightness range … Continue reading

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Non-destructive editing

Non-destructive image editing allows you to revise your edits without starting again from scratch. Continue reading

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Backup

Tidying my room a while agoI came across a very dusty doc I had made yonks ago on the importance of computer backup. It had the “Backup song” that parodies the song “Yesterday” by the Beatles.  I rather like it, … Continue reading

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The Photoshop Workspace

Workspaces A workspace refers to the collection of user interface elements on your screen and their layout. Photoshop has a vast number of features, so the workspace usually gives a subset of the available tools and functions. You can customise … Continue reading

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Photoshop keyboard shortcuts

Using your keyboard in conjunction with your mouse can speed your work in photoshop. Keyboard shortcuts are customisable to suit your workflow. Continue reading

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Basic Edits

Almost every photo you take will benefit from some basic edits to tweak the exposure and tonality, cropping, colour balance etc. Continue reading

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Lightroom and Photoshop

Lightroom is an excellent image editor as well as having powerful digital image management functions. Photoshop is often regarded as the gold standard in image editing. Continue reading

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Some resources

There are lots of resources on the WCC website https://www.waverleycameraclub.org. In particular have a look at the resources page from the top menu https://www.waverleycameraclub.org/resources/ where there are a number of documents on how to do things. If you are planning … Continue reading

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