Using the Mask feature of Photoshop for better exposure

Using the Mask feature of Photoshop for better exposure

Monarchs of Colchuck Lake

Marc Dilley of Marc Dilley Photography showed me a technique in Photoshop which is advanced for me, easy for him.  Here is how Marc uses the Mask feature.

(Marc) I am using this image of Colchuck Lake in the Cascade Mountains of Washington to discuss some basic elements of exposure, composition and how those two field skills relate to processing an exposure (or, in this case, two exposures). Read more

Mt. Williamson, Independence, California

Mt. Williamson, Independence, California

My brother Mike and I drove up and down the Owens Valley many times, and we were always struck by the impressive view of Mt. Williamson, near the town of Independence, California.  Ansel Adams took a striking photo of Mt. Williamson and we always wanted to find the site of his photo some time.  I was in Owens Valley last week and had the time to find the site of the photo, so Kevin Anderson and I set out to find it.  Read more