How to use Adobe Lightroom (Part 5 of 5)

Welcome to part 5 of the “How to use Adobe Lightroom” tutorial. This is the last session of the 5 part series and I’m going to show you yet another set of amazing things that you can do with this software. In this video, you’re going to learn the HSL panel, split toning, lens correction and camera calibration panel inside Lightroon. ... Read More »

TKE 01: Is it wise to buy lenses on ebay or amazon? Is it too risky?

Question: Is it wise to buy lenses on ebay or amazon? Is it too risky? First of all thank you for asking this great question! In short answer format, yes it is safe to buy from both Ebay and Amazon. In fact, I’ve brought 2 lenses (Canon 50mm 1.8 and Lensbaby composer), a Canon speedlite 580EXII, 3 camera bags and a ... Read More »

The Knowledge Express is born!

  I am excited to announce the opening of the brand new The Knowledge Express (TKE) section of the blog! Inside TKE, I’m going to answer your photography related questions and publish it to The Photography Express (TPE) blog for the benefit of the community! I’m going to kickstart TKE starting next Tuesday. For now, you will see a new post every ... Read More »

How to get silky water effect for landscape photography

In this post, I’m going to share with you how to get silky water effect for landscape photography. This technique is relatively simple because your ultimate goal is to use a slow shutter speed. However, there are many other elements you should take into consideration and one of those is the uncertainty of lighting condition. This may require you to make ... Read More »

How to use Adobe Lightroom (Part 4 of 5)

Welcome to the 4th session of how to use Adobe lightroom! I have covered A LOT of techniques in this video so I highly recommend you take some time and practice each skill that you learnt. In this video, I showed you how to make edits using the basic adjustment panel, tone curve, as well as showed you one of ... Read More »

4 natural light photography techniques you can use everyday

It is often challenging to make the best out of the available light in your photography in less ideal situation. You may be in shooting in the middle of the day when the sun is so bright that your photo just does not look interesting, or even if you are shooting at the “golden hour” the lighting situation changes every ... Read More »

How to use Adobe Lightroom (Part 3 of 5)

I am so excited to have you back for session 3 of the ‘how to use Adobe Lightroom’ tutorial! Over the last 2 sessions, I showed you the Lightroom workflow process and how you can efficiently manage large quantities of photographs. In this tutorial, I am switching gears to talk about the photo editing side of Lightroom. This is the ... Read More »

How to use Adobe Lightroom (Part 2 of 5)

Welcome back to session 2 of ‘How to use Adobe Lightroom’. In this tutorial, I am going to show you the workflow you should implement right after you import your photos into Lightroom. I am also going to demonstrate how to keyword tags your picture, star rating your pictures, as well as using the filtering system in Lightroom. There are ... Read More »

8 secrets of getting razor sharp photos with your DSLR

Razor sharp photos

Have you ever wondered why everyone’s pictures look a lot sharper than yours? How come you are using the same photography gears and even taking pictures at the same location but the quality of your photos just look sub-par compared to your peers? What are the big secrets of getting razor sharp photos with your DSLR? Is there something that ... Read More »

How to use Adobe Lightroom (Part 1 of 5)

Learning how to use Adobe Lightroom is one of the most challenging task to photographers. It looks complicated and its a program that is not self-explanatory unless you really dive in and do the edits yourself. Many photographers (even myself) tend to read the manual but it take so long to read you may as well click each button to figure ... Read More »