Premium photohop plugin for luminosity masks
By Black Mesa Images in Columns on Dec 29, 2017
In my previous article, I introduced you to
Luminosity masks for image enhancement
By Black Mesa Images in Columns on Nov 9, 2017
In the last several years, the use of luminosity masks the Photoshop post-processing workflow has exploded in popularity. Just as recently as a couple of years ago, luminosity masks seemed to carry with it an aura of “next level” knowledge in Photoshop. That myth was not far from the truth as luminosity masks were created manually and took a long time to use.
Ephemeral Finnish Landscape
Each month we pick a forum photographer with a stand-apart image in a non-contest thread. This article will allow the photographer to tell us a bit about their photo and themselves, providing a larger context to the image.
Stickl posted the first K-1 photo we've selected for this series, a fantastic shot capturing soft, morning light and fog moving through an evergreen forest in the thread Post your K-1 pictures. Thank you, Lauri, for taking part in this ongoing series and for this fantastic example of Pentaxian nature and landscape.
Low-light scene shot with the Pentax Q7
Each month we pick a forum photographer with a stand-apart image in a non-contest thread. This article will allow the photographer to tell us a bit about their photo and himself, providing a larger context to the image.
Michi Joel posted a stunning night-time photo taken with his Pentax Q7 in the thread Let's Share Shots with Q! Thank you, Joel, for taking part in this ongoing series and for this fantastic example of Pentaxian overnight and small-sensor photography.
Cala Banys desde la Punta d'en Rosaris, de nit (click to enlarge) | Michi Joel
Declicking Pentax Lenses: New Hot Video, Old Trusty Lens
By Mister Guy in Columns on May 28, 2016
Many articles on Pentax Forums try to give you opportunities to click your way to a bargain. This is about how and why you might go the other way. The beautiful quality and feel of legacy Pentax glass might give you a good enough reason to consider popping to a used lens store and declicking your way to a deal!
In essence, by declicking a lens, you can make the aperture ring turn as smoothly as the focusing ring. This can have many benefits, especially if you're into shooting video. Read on to learn all about it.