Tutorials

Welcome to the PhotoWalkPro tutorial page. Listed below are links to my video tutorials as well as tutorials I have written in previous posts.

  • HDR Video Tutorial – Part I Creating HDR images using Adobe Photoshop (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • HDR Video Tutorial – Part II Tonemapping your HDR file using Photomatix Pro (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • HDR Video Tutorial – Part III Single RAW image processing to HDR with Photomatix Pro (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • Bridge Your Way to Organized Images Using the Bridge to organize and re-sequence your images (Click here)
  • Inserting a Link Back in Your Lightroom Galleries (Click here)
  • Processing HDR images with Photoshop How to process you HDR files using nothing but Adobe Photoshop CS3 (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • 3 Steps to Grunge How to get a “Grunge” look for your images in just 3 easy steps (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • Creating Reflections Using layers to create a surface reflection (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • Double Process Images in Photoshop using Smart Objects How to achieve more dynamic range in your images by double processing and combining the results as layers in Photoshop.  This tutorial uses Camera Raw, Smart Objects, and Layer Masks. (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • Double Processing with the New Lightroom Beta 2.0 Another take on the double processing technique using Lightroom to open your images in Photoshop as layers – It’s pretty slick! (Click here)(YouTube Link)
  • Setting Up Your Camera For Shooting HDR Images In this tutorial, I show you how I go about setting up my camera (in this instance, its a Nikon D300) for shooting bracketed images for creating an HDR file. (Click here) (YouTube Link)
  • The Adjustment Brush – My Favorite New Tool A quick look at how the new Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 2 can quickly fix your photos with local adjustments. (Click here)(YouTube Link)
  • Using the Lucis Art Plug-In for a Little Punch Lucis Art is a great plug-in software program that let’s you add a lot of creativity to your images as well as punching up the details. (Click here)
  • From Basement to Brilliant Turning an average object shot into one that looks like you made it in a studio with great seamless backgrounds and more (Click here)
  • Creating a Polaroid Transfer This tutorial shows you how to create a photo that looks like an old Polaroid transfer. (Click here)
  • Halo Removal If you ever get those halos that come from using a little too much Fill Light slider in Camera Raw or Lightroom, watch this video to see a nice way of making them disappear.(Click here)
  • Where There’s Smoke, There’s Photoshop Making those cool, multi-colored smoke images in Photoshop. (Click here)
  • Fixing Glasses How to fix a portrait when the subject’s glasses shrink the face and eyes.  Watch the tutorial to see what I mean. (Click here)
  • Work Smarter in Photoshop How to use keyboard shortcuts to move faster through your workflow in Photoshop. (Click here)
  • Creating a Gallery Print Signature Plate Want to know how to create a cool signature graphic for your gallery prints in Lightroom and Photoshop?  Then check out this tutorial. (Cick here)
  • The Power of the Smart Collection Lightroom has a lot of powerful features to keep you organized and one of my favorites is the Smart Collection. (Click here)
  • Bokeh Plug-in in Action Alien Skin’s Bokeh plug-in can create some amazing effects using a blur feature that gives the illusion of a very narrow depth of field. (Click here)
  • Lighten Up With the Clone Tool Photoshop’s clone tool can do more than just copy pixels.  In this tutorial I show you how to remove a shadow by changing the blend mode of the tool. (Click here)
  • HDR Finishing Touches Photomatix Pro and Lightroom aren’t always enough when it comes to HDR image processing.  This tutorial covers some final processing that takes place in Photoshop. (Click here)
  • Using the Blend-If Slider for Smooth Transitions When making composite images it’s sometimes necessary to tweek the blending options to make more realistic images. (Click here)
  • Adding a Little Flare in Photoshop How to add a little lens flare in your images. (Click here)
  • Making Panoramas From Fish-Eye Images Photoshop CS4 has some great refinements, like the ability to make a pano from fish-eye images while correcting for lens distortion. (Click here)
  • Shifting Perspective with the Lens Correction Filter Instead of using the Free Transform tool to correct for perspective problems, give the Lens Correction filter a try. (Click here)
  • Protecting Your images with a Watermark Learn how to create a watermark and then be able to apply it as a batch action in Photoshop (click here).