The “Handyman” method

Just as it’s nice to have a handyman in the family who can fix leaky taps, change lightbulbs, paint the fence, and various other odd jobs that arise around the house; it’s also nice to have a handy editing method that can take care of all sorts of little...

Moiré

Have you ever opened a photo and been startled to see weird patterns in striped clothing, like this? Or even worse, this? This is called “moiré”.  It’s the digital version of the mesmerising patterns you see occasionally in real life – such as...

Fixing chromatic aberration

Chromatic Aberration (“CA”) is that annoying purple or green (or other colors) fringing you get around bright white areas of your photos sometimes. See it around the hat in this photo? Some lenses are more prone to it than others, from what I understand,...

Using a Photo Filter layer to fix casts

There are lots of ways to fix color casts using Photoshop.  Filters are only one.  If you have another method which works for you (eg Curves, Color Balance, Selective Color), this tutorial doesn’t intend to sway your opinion.  Stick with what you know. But...