Blending with Light

– by Jay & Varina Patel

Learn how to bring out the rich, natural beauty in your high dynamic range photographs.

$60.00 $29.00

For STREAMING SUBSCRIBERS: FREE

What’s Included?

  • Instant access to downloadable video files.
  • 8 teaching videos for photographers who want to learn to blend exposures in Photoshop.
  • 55+ minutes of video content – explanations, examples, workflow, case studies.
  • In-depth explanation of the step-by-step process that will allow you to create natural-looking, high dynamic range images with Photoshop layers & masks.
  • Sample Photoshop files – so you can work alongside the pros, and practice the techniques you’ve learned.

Software Required

  • Compatible with: Photoshop CS6 or above
  • Recorded Version: Photoshop CC 2017

What You’ll Learn

  • Create natural-looking, blended images in just a few minutes.
  • Develop a simple exposure blending workflow using Photoshop layers and masks.
  • Discover how you can use your histogram to guide your processing, and avoid losing important details.
  • Learn to precisely control exposure blending in high-contrast areas to avoid distracting “halos”.
  • Find out how to use selections, layers, and masks to get precise control over your adjustments.

What People Are Saying

I didn’t know Histograms could be so easily manipulated with such awesome results. I purchased this a few weeks, ago, and have viewed all the videos five or six times. Having been a public school teacher for 40+ years before retiring, I know what makes excellent teaching, and you, two, are some of the best instructors I’ve seen in the field of photography. Keep up the great work, and keep adding new additions to your ebooks and videos collections.
Michael KaiserGeorgetown, USA

How do I know if this Exposure Blending Tutorial is for me?

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You want to learn to create natural-looking images with Photoshop layers and masks.
  • You’re looking for a simple exposure blending workflow for high dynamic range images.
  • You don’t want to spend a lot of time learning overly-complicated techniques.
  • You already have a basic knowledge of Photoshop layers and masks, and want to learn how to use them to create stunning images.

This tutorial might not be the right fit if:

  • You are a Photoshop beginner – if you don’t have a basic knowledge of layers and masks, you may want to find out more before you start this course.
  • You want to learn about RAW Processing using Adobe Camera RAW or Lightroom. We don’t discuss the RAW converter in this course.
  • You want to create highly-saturated or surrealistic images. In this course, we focus on producing natural-looking blends.
  • You are looking for an automated or slider-based solution to exposure blending for High Dynamic Range images. This course teaches a manual workflow that offers ultimate control over your finished image.

Photoshop Tutorials: Blending with Light

  • NATURAL-LOOKING IMAGES

    No more of that over-cooked, auto-HDR look. Manual blending and precise masking produce a clean, natural look – free of halos and artifacts.

  • SIMPLE WORKFLOW

    Get the natural look you want with just a few minutes in Photoshop. No complicated, long-winded explanations. Just the simple, step-by-step process we follow every time we blend.

  • YOU ARE IN CONTROL

    Photoshop layers and masks give you ultimate control over your blending process. You can target specific areas in your composition, and adjust your blend with precision.

  • ONE HOUR IS ALL IT TAKES

    You can complete all 8 videos in just under an hour. Move along at your own pace, and use the sample files we provide to practice your new skills.

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