Day: August 7, 2017

Renowned self-portrait photographer Cindy Sherman goes public on Instagram

Renowned photographer Cindy Sherman has made her formerly private Instagram account public, allowing anyone to view and follow it. Sherman first launched the Instagram account last October under the handle @misterfriedas_mom, but has since been changed to @_cindysherman_. The account currently features nearly 600 posts and is growing like gangbusters—in the last two days alone […]

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How to Track Your Photos on the Internet

If you’re an established photographer, one of the things that might leave you awake at night or worse, frantically toiling away on your laptop, is the thought that someone somewhere is using your images illegally and making money in the process. Thankfully, there are some options to fight this growing menace. Photographer Anthony Morganti shares […]

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How to Use Luminosity Masks for Landscape and Cityscape Editing

Luminosity masks are a fantastic way to precisely make selections based on luminance values (hence the name). As with all things Photoshop, there are multiple ways to achieve the same result. I find using channel selections to be the easiest way to manually create my masks. I realize I’m probably preaching to the choir, but […]

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How to Take Control of Contrast Using Curves and Levels in Photoshop

Have you ever found your photos flat? The colors are muted and it just looks dull? That’s because it lacks contrast. Sometimes regardless of your best exposure skills, the conditions are not suited to get a wide range of tones. Not to worry though, it can be fixed in post-processing. I’ll show you my workflow […]

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