Adobe Lightroom

Noise Removal Plug-Ins for Photoshop & Lightroom

November 01, 2017
Whether you’re shooting with an iPhone or a top grade consumer camera, noise is one of the most common and destructive issues that photographers and editors run into. When shooting in low light environments or at a high ISO, it is nearly impossible to avoid having particles or grain somewhere in your image. At first...

Digital Photography School Adobe Lightroom Presets Review

April 01, 2017
A Brief Look at the Preset Packs offered by DPS Lightroom is one of the most widely used tool of photographers. An easy to use organizer and an even more efficient editing tool, Lightroom is an excellent software to have in your photography arsenal. The only problem is – you have to learn how to use it. And that...

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Files (Canon CR2, JPG and more) on Windows

October 24, 2016
In this article you will learn that not all is lost (in most cases), and it's still  possible to recover accidently deleted Canon CR2 files (I'm writing about Canon, as I'm writing from my own experience). Here is my case study: I bought a new Asus laptop about a year ago, it did came with a 500GB built...

How To Take and Post-Process Night HDR Images

February 04, 2016
In today's digital school photography project I'll show how to take night HDR images and post-process them in Adobe Lightroom and Postmatix.  A year ago - taking a decent night photo sounded mission impossible for me, since I have acquired a DSLR camera a lot has changed, and I'm starting to feel being capable...

Photo of the month - December 2015

January 14, 2016
If you have been following my blog, you have probably noticed my 365 days photo project, which you can see and follow on Flickr. Alternatively check out our Piece of Life photo project.  Flickr offers some valuable stats and helps me out of selecting picture of the month. For criteria I'm using the most...

One Second a Day Video Project (November 7 - December 9, 2015)

January 01, 2016
I decided to great the New Year of 2016 with a 32 second video flashback I made at the end of 2015, filmed mostly in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. ​The idea of creating one second a day video project arrived to me after I watched  movie Chef (2014). I was already doing my 365 days photo project and for the 32...

How to Capture and Post-Process Professional HDR Photos Using HDR Efex PRO

December 12, 2015
In today's digital photography school tutorial I will show how you can take and make professional looking images using technology which is called HDR photography. In fact before teaching you how to take and process a HDR images please take a note - I have been doing HDR photography less for one month. My...

Photo of the month - November 2015

December 07, 2015
At the end of September (2015) I started a new photo challenge project - 365 days of taking pictures. I decided using of Flickr for storing and uploading my project pictures. Flickr offers some valuable stats and helps me out of selecting picture of the month. And actually I'm using the most simple...

How To Make Floating Banana Photo Trick (Photoshop / Lightroom)

November 22, 2015
I created this simple floating banana image using a tripod, camera and Adobe Ligtrooms + A little retouching in Adobe Photoshop. I wanted to make the image look even better so I did a HDR image. Floating Banana Photography Trick I did this image for my 365 day photo challenge project and submitted it as day...

Photo of the month - October 2015

November 02, 2015
At the end of September (2015) I started a new photo challenge project - 365 taking pictures. I decided to use Flickr for storing and uploading my project pictures.  Now it has been already almost 40 days since I have started my project and I decided to take a look - is there a way I can use data available on...

How To Carve a Pumpkin and Make Stunning Halloween Photos

October 30, 2015
In this post you will learn how to carve a pumpkin and prepare it for a good photography. Let's call this digital photography school tutorial -  a pumpkin photo session. Tools you will need: a pumpkin, sharp knife, a marker, candles a DSLR camera and a tripod (for photography) For a pumpkin I...

Learning Adobe Lightroom Basics

October 03, 2015
Adobe Lightroom is something completely new and unknown for me, I have been doing photography for some time already and actually have never done anything more with photo like cropping and resizing it. Well I have some basic knowledge on Adobe Photoshop, like I'm using it sometimes to make some simple text logos or...

Sanahin Monastery in Armenia

September 23, 2015
Sanahin monastery is located in province of Lori in Armenia, close to Georgian border. Sanahin monastery was second site we visited during our short one day trip to Armenia, just shortly after we visited Haghpat monastery. I was so eager to master a photography using my DSLR camera and a tripod (it's damn hard to...