Would you have become a photographer 70 years ago?

Let’s have a little thought experiment: Assume that a crazy scientist conducted some nuclear experiment in your neighborhood. Let’s say this experiment went terribly wrong, and as aside effect, you were thrown back 70 years right now. Would you take up photography ‘again’? See what photography was like back then and take our little poll.

How to Create Dramatic Skies in Aurora HDR

In this video tutorial, I'm going to show you how to bring out the sky in your images with Aurora HDR without overdoing it and without creating a horrible HDR look. It is very easy to get this wrong, and I'll show you what it takes to strike the right balance and retain full control at all times.

How to Use Noise Stacking In Your HDR Workflow

In this video tutorial, I'm going to show you how to apply noise stacking to your HDR workflow. This will enable you to shoot hand-held at high ISO settings and come away with clean images without applying a high dose of noise reduction in post-processing.

The Adjustment Brush - How to Use Lightroom's Most Powerful Tool

In this video tutorial, I'll be showing you how to use the Adjustment Brush properly to make very precise selective adjustments in your images. You need to know how to use the tool's settings to make the most of it. But with this knowledge, you can take your images to the next level.

How to Use Aurora HDR the Frankenstein Way

In this tutorial, you will learn how to piece together an impressive image in Aurora HDR without ever moving a single slider. You won't need electricity, a remote location, chemicals or body parts to do this... but then again...... you just might... Mwahahahaha...

How to Enhance a Sunrise Image in Lightroom

In this excerpt from my Ultimate HDR Master Class 2017, I am showing you how to apply the right global adjustments and - more importantly - some clever local adjustments to bring all the glory back into your image.

The Making of 'The Church' - HDR Panorama

In this video, you see the entire post-processing work from merging the source photos into HDR images, via the panorama stitching, all the way to the editing stage where I change quite a bit of the lighting in the original scene around to shape the image according to what I had in mind. All of this is shown as time-lapse, 5 x faster than real time.