Adding a color grade can not only make managing color easier, it also allows you to create mood and pull the whole photo together.
Communicating our experiences requires the use of time/shutter speed to portray stop action or slow motion. But, sometimes, that one click just doesn’t re-create the feeling we experience. How can we communicate the passing of time without taking forever? Enter time-lapse photography. This week we begin our series by discussing what exactly time-lapse is, various capture devices for making time-lapse, essential and optional accessories to get started and what makes a good time-lapse subject.
The ON1 Photo RAW Project was launched just over a year ago and has been a huge success. It has changed the way we design and build software today. Now it’s time to pull back the curtain a bit and show you how invaluable your input has been.
That was amazing! The eclipse has come and gone and I’m still buzzed just remembering how cool totality was. The predawn rush to beat traffic and the 6-hour, 40-mile drive home were worth it. Now I understand how eclipse chasers catch the bug.
My goal from the beginning was to enjoy the eclipse with family, friends and my workshop students while capturing a composite landscape image of it moving through its phases over an oak tree. In the video above I explain how I photographed this and showcase the simple compositing technique I used in both Photo Raw 2017.6 and Lightroom/Photoshop. It’s really easy and it will also work for blending multiple night images into star trails.
How many times have you taken a photo far into the creative editing process only to find out that you can’t get the tones where you want them?
It is always a pleasure guest coaching here at ON1 Plus. There is such a high-caliber of photographers here in this community, and I am always ecstatic when I can teach you new tricks! Hopefully, after this month I have shown you a few more things about Artistry. It is not the easiest thing to comprehend nor teach.
Today is the final day to purchase the ON1 Photo Kit: Sunsets and Night Skies by James Brandon. Watch the trailer to see what’s inside this amazing bundle!
In the final lesson of the Artistry in ON1 Photo RAW, we will take a top down look at all the aspects of finishing touches that we covered in this course. Beyond the overview, we will discuss the many presets I have provided for you and how you can use them as an “a la carte” menu for creating an artistic style!
It is great to be back for another dose of ON1 Inspiration. The photo I’m sharing with you today comes from a situation I think most landscape photographers are familiar with. I was traveling, and had just a few days to spend in each location I visited. One of my stops was Kushimoto, Japan. I wanted to capture a glorious sunrise over the Hashigui rocks.
This month might have been the best set of photos ever submitted! Thank you everyone that uploaded a photo to be critiqued. The individual photo critique videos are posted below. Blake & Hudson got together and highlighted the best of the best in this recap video.
Blake and I asked you in the Plus to community to give us a photo challenge and you responded by sending us out to photograph the streets of our own cities in no more than 24 frames. It was a tough challenge for a couple of photographers like us who normally photograph landscapes, wildlife and outdoor adventure. It took me back to the days when I did travel photography articles with film. That’s looking back a long ways now…
This month the challenge was the reverse kind and the Plus community had some awesome ideas! Hudson and I went out and photographed our respective cities in the typical Street Photography style! Here is my take on the challenge… and thank you for an actual challenge!
In this photo from Arches National Park in Moab, Utah James will process 6 different exposures into one using multiple types of masking, blend modes, and tools within Develop, Effects, and Layers in ON1 Photo RAW 2017. There’s a lot going on with the production of this image and we’ll cover it all from start to finish.
Lesson 1 set the foundation for Artistry in ON1 Photo RAW by breaking down the Finishing Effects phase into Tone, Color, and Artistic Effects. We have already discussed the Tone and Color Effects in Lessons 2 and 3; we are going to discuss Artistic Effects.
This is a new take I’ve had on portraits recently and I wanted to share my workflow in ON1 Photo RAW 2017 for how to achieve the same look! I’ve just started incorporating this technique into my style lately and the results have been quite stellar in my opinion. I’ll teach you how I use Dynamic Contrast in ON1 Photo RAW 2017 to blend two images together to create a similar look like this.