Farewell Message from Colin Smith

Hi everyone, I’ve had a great time with you all this month, but my time has come to an end.. for now. 
Thanks for having me. What an amazing community! I’ve really enjoyed sharing some of my favorite processing tips and techniques with you. Thanks for the amazing feedback and the great conversations in the comments.  (more…)

Restoring a Photo

Hi again everyone, I am having a ton of fun this month in ON1 Plus, thank you for watching my videos and leaving comments. What we’re going to cover today is a little different, restoring a scanned film negative photograph. It doesn’t matter if you’re editing scanned film or digital file but there are some considerations. Black and white conversion is a great way to enhance a photos story or mood. I hope you enjoy, as always leave comments and questions below.

Panorama Workflow

Today I want to talk about a genre I love in photography, panoramas. In this video, I will share my recommendations for shooting scenes by considering the nodal point and parallax. Finally, I want to share with you a series of shots I took with my drone that I will edit in ON1 Photo RAW 2019. Enjoy and as always leave your questions and comments below.

Free ON1 Plus Preview: Dodge and Burn with Colin Smith

In this video, watch me show you one of my favorite post-processing techniques, dodging and burning. I took this long exposure photo using one of my cinematic lenses, but I find it is a lot of fun to play around with in still photography. I’ll also share with you in this video why I believe using Wacom tablet with pressure sensitivity is best for making local adjustments. Enjoy this edit and please leave any questions or comments below.

A Quick Exposure Blending Tip

Hi Everyone! In this video, I’ll show you how I blend multiple exposures when HDR is not an option. With the new auto alignment in ON1 Photo RAW 2019 I can easily blend two photographs of this sailboat at sunset together using the gradient mask tool. Then I’ll share my trick for re-calibrating my eyes when applying adjustments. Download the practice files and follow along with me! Please feel free to leave your comments and questions below.

Welcome Your November ON1 Plus Guest Coach – Colin Smith

Hi everybody, I am Colin Smith and I am really excited to be spending this month with you. I have a number of things I want to share with you this month. First, a little bit about myself, I like to go out and shoot—a lot! I love going different places, and photograph different things. I also love talking about new technology and gear. This month I’ll be using ON1 to enhance my photos and share my workflow with you.

An Interview with November ON1 Plus Coach Colin Smith

Recently we sat down with Colin Smith of photoshopcafe.com. We are excited to announce he will be guest coaching in ON1 Plus next month (November) and sharing his knowledge of post-processing with us. Read more about Colin and welcome him to the community.