Digital Photo Editing and Printing Tutorials


Introduction to Film Scanning

An introduction to film scanning. Read this first, then read the tutorials on B&W Film Scanning and Color Slide Film Scanning.


Black & White Film Scanning Tutorial

In this tutorial, I scan black & white film using a Nikon LS-8000ED scanner and Vuescan software.


Color Slide Film Scanning Tutorial

In this tutorial, I scan color slide film using a Nikon LS-8000ED scanner and Vuescan software.


Black & White Inkjet Printing With QuadtoneRIP

I explain the difficulties trying to get true black and white prints without undesired color casts from color inkjet printers, and several solutions available. Includes an in-depth step-by-step tutorial using QuadtoneRIP software with an Epson printer.


Black & White Image Toning In Photoshop

How to add a Warm Tone, Sepia tone, or Selenium Tone to B&W images in Photoshop.

How I Did It: Step-By-Step Examples

Here I show you step-by-step how I edited some of my photographs, showing how I was able to overcome difficult technical challenges to achieve my vision.


Photoshop Curves Tutorial

One of the most powerful image correction tools in Photoshop is the Curves Adjstment. I demystify the complicated-looking tool, making it easy to understand.


Dodging and Burning With Photoshop Layers

Adjustment Layers are another powerful tool for editing photographs in Photoshop. They give you the ability to change or even undo any tone and color changes you have made to an image, and they make it easy to selectively modify parts of an image without affecting the rest of the picture.


White Balance Demystified

This tutorial explains what white balance is, why it is important, and how to control it.



My Video Tutorials on YouTube


Profiling Digital Cameras With Sekonic Light Meters



Converting Color to B&W In Lightroom CC



Simplified Color inkjet printing tutorial using Printer Managed Color



How to Adjust White Balance with RAW Files in Lightroom and Other Editing Software



How to Post Photos From Flickr To Online Forums



Perspective Correction in Lightroom For Architectural Photography



Black & White Printing With Epson Advanced BW mode



Color Slide Scanning Demonstration



RAW Scanning in Vuescan



Color inkjet printing tutorial: How to make prints that match your screen



Photoshop curves adjustments explained



Editing with adjustment layers in Photoshop



Dodging and burning with layer masks in Photoshop



Image Sharpening in Photoshop and Lightroom Explained



Adjusting uneven lighting with gradient layer masks in Photoshop



Converting color photographs to black & white in Photoshop



Converting color photographs to black & white with Nik Silver Efex Pro 2



Black and White Film Scanning Demonstration, complete process from start to finish




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