Low Light Photography

Low light photography is something a lot of us find challenging. The idea of taking photographs when there is little light seems counter intuitive but the truth is that these conditions can actually create some of the most stunning photographs. When shooting in low light there are a couple of questions you should ask yourself, […]

Dodging and Burning

Dodging and burning is a great technique which can be used when creating black and white images, what this does is allow you to selectively darken and lighten areas within a photo. There are lots of methods which can be used to dodge and burn including just using the photoshop dodge and burn tools. However […]

Contrast Masking

Contrast masking is a technique which boosts the dynamic range of an image by revealing more detail in shadow areas and recovering some detail in the highlights. It is a technique that was used traditionally in the darkroom but now with software such as photoshop we can replicate digitally. It works best in photographs where […]