My Best Long Form Photography Tutorials


The Digital Blending Workflow Tutorial

The Landscapes Masterclass: No HDR, No Plugins

This long form guide contains a complete workflow for one landscape photo, giving you detailed tips, tricks and guides on how to perfect your landscape photos through digital blending, using the tools in Lightroom and Photoshop


Lightroom Tutorial – Adding Color Depth with White Balance

Using targeted white balance adjustments, you can enhance sunrises, paint in new sunsets, make stormy skies pop, create stylised effects, and much more, all with very little time and effort. Learn how to do this entirely in Lightroom


Photoshop Tutorial – Blend Any Two Photos

This tutorial covers methods of blending in five common landscape situations: Multiple Exposure Blending; Time Blending; Object Blending; Double-Process Blending; Blending Skies.
These powerful methods will help you blend photos in any situation.


Color Control in Your Photography Tutorial

“I’ve blended my exposures, but my photo still doesn’t look like how I want it to look. Now what?”

Learn a two-and-a-half minute, Photoshop based workflow to fix both colour and tone in this long form tutorial and video series.


Northern Lights Photography Tutorial

This guide covers how to see the Northern Lights – when, & where, the ideal camera equipment you should use, the camera settings you need to get perfect photos, and how to process your photos to get something you can be proud of, along with much more…

Latest Photo Tutorials & Guides

10 Free Golden Hour Lightroom Presets!
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This preset pack contains 10 golden hour Lightroom presets, some of which are designed to boost the colors and contrast in your images taken around golden hour, and some of which are to help simulate a golden hour effect in your photos taken at other times of day.

10 Cinema Lightroom Presets – Free Download!
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This pack of ten free cinematic Lightroom presets lets you transform your photos into something that could grace a movie screen. They are designed to create a color grading that it similar to that often seen at the cinema, with muted or more moody colors and deep blacks, although some presets also accentuate the lighter sides of your photos.

Fall Lightroom Presets – 10 Free to Download!
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This pack of free fall Lightroom presets are designed to accentuate the colors of fall or autumn, and can in some cases convert green foliage to the copper tones of fall. They can be used with a wide variety of images, but work best with photos that heavily contain leaves and foliage.

Dark Lightroom Presets – Free 10 Pack!
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These dark Lightroom presets are similar to the moody Lightroom preset pack, but are more suited to reducing the exposure on images, or in creating a darkened, dystopian version of your photo.

10 Cool Lightroom Presets – Free Download!
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These cool Lightroom presets are specially designed for all types of photos to give a cool toning to your photos without causing too much impact on color saturation or contrast. These are subtle presets that should work well in any situation, from portraits to landscapes.

10 Free Indoor Lightroom Presets!
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This pack of ten indoor Lightroom presets for free download helps you to edit your photos taken indoors, regulating the high dynamic range that you often see when you have windows to the outside and a much darker room, and corrects a lot of the color issues of indoor lighting.

Top 10 Light and Airy Lightroom Presets – Free Download!
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Get a pack of free light and airy presets for Lightroom. These are specifically designed to show off a high key look in your photos, creating a bright and airy effect. These are the best light and airy presets in my collection, and should help you create the images that you are wanting.

10 Beach Lightroom Presets for Free Download!
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This pack of beach presets for Lightroom is designed for those photos taken near the sea, as it helps to accentuate bright, warm scenes and give a holiday spirit.

There’s also stylized effects and more.

How to Install Camera RAW Presets 2022 + Free Download!
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Find out how to install Adobe Camera RAW presets now that they use the .XMP format, and how you can share your presets with Lightroom.

Plus get free Camera RAW preset downloads!

10 Free Christmas Lightroom Presets
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Get this pack of ten free Christmas Lightroom presets, available for download right now!

What is Optical Zoom?
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What is optical zoom? Learn about the difference between optical zoom and digital zoom in this short article.

Famous Modern Photographers
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Learn about the most famous modern photographers, in this list of the top 10 modern photographers.

See examples of their photography and find out more about the people behind the camera.

High ISO vs Low ISO: The Difference is …
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How do you know when to use high ISO vs low ISO? This tutorial will help you become confident using ISO, so that you will always know the correct ISO settings for your camera.

Definition of ISO in Photography
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Learn the definition of ISO in photography, along with the answers to many other questions about ISO, like “Is ISO 800 too high?” and “What should ISO be at night?”

44 Practice Images for Photoshop – Free Downloads!
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Get free downloads of some practice images for Photoshop. These files are in PSD format, and contain the original image and layers with my edits of each photo, so that you can follow along and practice your own Photoshop editing.

Quotes About Black and White Photos
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Read some inspirational black and white photography quotes in this article containing tens of different quotes about black and white photos.

If you like black and white photography but a need a push to get back into it, these photo quotes should help.

Free Capture One Styles – For Immediate Download!
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Get a download of free Capture One styles containing 15 different styles, including film styles and cinematic styles for Capture One.

Lightroom Presets Free Download ZIP 2022
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Get access to a Lightroom presets free download ZIP, to improve your images in one click, without mess or difficulty.

There are winter presets, fall presets, HDR presets, night presets and many more, all available for instant free Lightroom presets download.

10 Lightroom Sunset Presets: Download for Free Now!
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Get 10 free Lightroom sunset presets, including Lightroom presets for sunrise and golden hour Lightroom presets.

All available for free download now.

Sun Rays Lightroom Preset – 10 Free Presets
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Get 10 free sun rays Lightroom presets, which include lens flare Lightroom presets. All are available to download now.

9 Free Film Presets for Lightroom
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Get 9 free film presets for Lightroom, covering popular 35mm films including a Kodak Portra 400 Lightroom preset.

10 Black and White Presets for Lightroom – Free Download!
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Get 10 free black and white presets for Lightroom. See some examples of the presets and download now.

10 Free Moody Lightroom Presets Pack!
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Get a Lightroom presets pack of 10 free moody Lightroom presets, to turn your photos dark and mysterious.

10 Free Lightroom Presets Travel
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Get a preset pack containing 10 free Lightroom presets for travel photography, suitable for all sorts of travel photography. See some examples and get the free download inside.

Lightroom Night Presets: 10 Free Presets!
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Get 10 free Lightroom Night Presets, designed to boost your high contrast night photos and give you an excellent starting point for your editing.

Free Portrait Lightroom Presets
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Download these free portrait Lightroom presets to spice up your images and make your portrait photography stand out.

10 Free Urban Lightroom Presets
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This Lightroom preset pack includes 10 free urban Lightroom presets which can be used to add grittiness to buildings, or to simply boost a general city scene.

10 Free Lightroom HDR Presets!
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Get the 10 best free HDR presets for Lightroom in this free download. These presets are perfect for high contrast scenes and to really make your photos pop.

10 Free Winter Presets for Lightroom
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Download 10 free winter presets for Lightroom, including a Lightroom snow preset, to give your winter photos an edge.

How Much Optical Zoom is Good?
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How much optical zoom is good and how much optical zoom do I need?

It can be tough to know the zoom levels you need, but this article gives you suggestions based on different scenarios.

Famous Wildlife Photographers
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Learn who are the most famous wildlife photographers today and see some of the best wildlife photography from these World famous wildlife photographers.

Famous Abstract Photographers
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Who are the most famous abstract photographers? Where can I see the best abstract portrait photography, abstract landscape photography or abstract architecture photography.

Take a look at this article to see the best abstract photographers to inspire you.

Famous Nature Photographers Past & Present
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See a list of famous nature photographers from the past and present, along with examples of their work and learn about the best of nature photography.

How to Wrap Text in Photoshop
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Learn how to wrap text in Photoshop, using two simple methods to wrap text around an object or warp text into a shape in Photoshop.

How to Duplicate a Layer in Photoshop
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Learn how to duplicate layers in Photoshop, including the shortcut to duplicate layers in Photoshop, and how to copy multiple layers quickly and easily.

How to Unmerge Layers in Photoshop
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Learn how to unmerge layers in Photoshop and how to unflatten images.

See how to use smart objects to be able to non-destructively undo merge layers in the future.

How to Invert Selection in Photoshop
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How to invert a selection in Photoshop, including examples of why you would want to select inverse, and the Photoshop select inverse shortcut.

How to Change Lightroom Catalog Location
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Learn how to move a Lightroom catalog by easily changing the Lightroom catalog location.

See what a Lightroom catalog contains and when you should move it.

50 Free RAW Landscape Images for Retouching
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Lots of free RAW photos to edit, including free RAW landscape images for retouching.

Download these free RAW photos with one click!

How to Crop a Layer in Photoshop
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Learn how to crop a layer in Photoshop without cropping the entire image, with three methods that target individual layer cropping in Photoshop.

How to Install Lightroom Presets
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This quick tutorial will cover how to install Lightroom presets, including how to import Lightroom presets, in a few quick and easy steps. I’ve also included a quick guide for how to use Lightroom presets, and a simple workflow using them.

How to Dodge and Burn in Photoshop
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This quick photography tutorial will show you how you can easily dodge and burn in Photoshop.

Inside, you can find out what dodging and burning means, followed by a non-destructive photo editing workflow for dodge and burn in Photoshop, along with free Photoshop actions to help you.

How to Make Images Bigger in Photoshop 2022
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Learn two quick methods on how to make images bigger in Photoshop. This tutorial is aimed at those new to Photoshop, looking for some extra help.

How to Remove Lens Flare in Photoshop
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Learn how to remove lens flare through using better photography techniques in camera, and through fixing lens flare in Photoshop.

Lens flare can degrade the quality of your photos by reducing saturation, contrast, and introducing artifacts to the image.

How to Delete Photos from Lightroom
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Read more to learn how to easily select and delete multiple photos from Lightroom.

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo organizing and editing software, with many different ways to perform most basic actions. This can make it difficult to know how to delete photos from Lightroom in the easiest way.

How to Photograph the Northern Lights (and Edit Your Photos)
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This guide covers how to see the Northern Lights – when, & where, the ideal camera equipment you should use, the camera settings you need to get perfect photos, and how to process your photos to get something you can be proud of, along with much more…

Make Boring Night Photos Look Amazing in Lightroom
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Learn how to process and fix night time and blue hour photos in Lightroom. You’ll want to look at this if you didn’t get the sunset or blue hour you wanted, but don’t want to be left with a dull, boring photo. These simple techniques in Lightroom can boost the colours and street lights in blue hour city photos to create something impressive.

How to Edit Fine Art Photos in Lightroom
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Learn how to quickly and easily go from taking snapshots to taking photos that can be turned into fine art, like in this photo of Venice. There are three quick tips on how to take the photo and how to process it in Lightroom to create something that you would be proud to have on your wall.

This is a good introduction to using targeted white balance adjustments, graduated and radial filters, the adjustment brush, and range masks in Lightroom.

Targeted Contrast to Fix Low Contrast Photos
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Use saturation masks to target contrast adjustments to fix your low contrast photos

How to Create & Use Saturation Masks
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Get the totally free Photoshop Colour Control ActionPack and find out how to create and use your own saturation masks.

Properly Create the Wakui Cinematic Effect
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Make photos that have a cinematic effect, entirely by hand and without plugins.

A Cool Trick to Add Sunsets to Landscape Photos
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Use the totally free Lightroom Develop System to add sunsets to boring skies.

How to Turn On Streetlights in Lightroom
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Learn how to turn on streetlights in daylight photos to simulate a night-time effect, in Lightroom.

5 Ways to Blend Multiple Exposures to Create Incredible Landscape Photos
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Learn how to blend photos taken shooting into the sun, taken at different times of day, blending moving objects, and more…

Creating a Glow Effect in Photoshop
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Add a glow to your sunsets to really give punch and power.

Sharpen Your Photos the Right Way
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How to sharpen photos in an effective and controllable way.

Unlock Photoshop-Like Powers in Lightroom
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Learn how to unlock Photoshop-like powers in Lightroom using the totally free Lightroom Develop System.

What is the Lightroom Develop System?
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See the totally free Lightroom Develop System in action, and learn how to use it to make amazing photos.

How to Add Fireworks to Make a Dull Photo Amazing
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Easily add fireworks and their reflections to sky and water to make your photo special.

Add Colour Depth to Fix Flat Sunsets
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Use white balance to force colour depth into your sunset photos.