Photography Tutorials

My mobile photography apps

My mobile photography apps

Despite having my trusty camera by my side most of the time, I do still end up shooting with my iPhone fairly often. In those cases, I typically re...
How to calibrate blacks and whites in your photos

How to calibrate blacks and whites in your photos

Editing isn't just about getting your whites as white as possible and your blacks as black as possible – it's about making sure both are well calib...
End-to-end street photography edit

End-to-end street photography edit

Here's a full end-to-end tutorial on editing a street photo. Watch as I apply my standard preset, make my style and composition adjustments, and ap...
Deconstructed Lightroom edit: Prague subway station

Deconstructed Lightroom edit: Prague subway station

In this video tutorial, I deconstruct my editing process for a photo I took of a beautiful set of escalators in a subway station in Prague last yea...
My Instagram workflow

My Instagram workflow

For all the photographers who use Instagram as their social platform of choice, I thought I would share the standard steps I follow to post a newly...
How to hack perspective with Lightroom and Photoshop

How to hack perspective with Lightroom and Photoshop

If you've ever struggled with the symmetry of your photo because your shot wasn't perfectly centered, then this tutorial is for you. In this video,...
How to whiten photos in Lightroom

How to whiten photos in Lightroom

In this tutorial, I cover the basics of how to whiten your photos in Lightroom using the adjustment brush. This is part 1 of 3 of my feature with ...
How to rescue color in photos with Lightroom

How to rescue color in photos with Lightroom

This was an impromptu shot I took with my iPhone that I was pretty excited about. Unfortunately, there was an apparent flaw: the beautiful color of...
How to merge two photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

How to merge two photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

Here's a simple tutorial on merging two photos together in order to end up with a single clean final photo. Our workflow uses Photoshop's masking t...
Style vs. composition adjustments

Style vs. composition adjustments

There are over 100 ways to edit a photo using Adobe Lightroom, but I like to categorize all of these into 2 groups: style adjustments and composit...
How to install presets in Adobe Lightroom

How to install presets in Adobe Lightroom

Getting your new presets in Adobe Lightroom is easier than you think. Just follow these simple steps. Step 1: Open your presets folder on your comp...
What are presets?

What are presets?

Presets are Adobe Lightroom's way of saving a set of editing adjustments so that you can easily re-apply the same adjustments to multiple photos. T...