How to “Sharpen” with the Brush Mask

In this Lightroom tutorial, I show you how you can use your Brush Masking tool to "sharpen" your images. It works particularly well for creatures that are rather hairy and have a good number of whiskers and eye lashes. However, I am sure you will find many uses for this once you dig into your [...]

My Lightroom Shortcuts

For those of you who have read my blogs until now have probably noticed how much emphasis I put on workflow. The quicker and easier we perfect the workflow the more time we spend editing rather than looking for files or getting bogged down on downloading and sorting etc. On the safaris I have guided, [...]

Lightroom – Clean Up, Keyword & Workflow

I love fresh starts and new beginnings and what better time to do just that with your Lightroom than now? If you are anything like me then you probably let your Lightroom catalogue get a little messy and very unorganized. Don't worry too much! It's difficult when life gets busy and also who cares less [...]

Easy & Powerful Pano’s in Lightroom

Easy and powerful panos in Lightroom. I find panos such a useful and extremely powerful tool but not only to capture mountain ranges and sunsets but to use this skill for much more than you can imagine! It's no longer an iPhone camera option but a photo skill of epic proportion. The best part of [...]

My Top 5 Lightroom Shortcuts

Lightroom is without a doubt the most widely used and powerful post-processing and cataloguing software on the market. Over the years I have become intimately familiar with the software and have found a really great rhythm and workflow when it comes to sorting through, categorising and editing images. Whilst there are many, many shortcuts that [...]

Photo Merge

Have you ever found yourself wishing that you could capture more of a scene you find yourself in? I do not have the lens for the job, or the animal is too close etc. Well, making use of the photo merge tool in Lightroom might just be your solution. Your answer might have been no [...]

Photography and Lightroom Tuition

I am pleased to say that over the past few weeks, I have still been able to share my love, passion and knowledge with folk from all across the globe. How? Well I have spent a fair amount of time online with clients providing them with 'need to know' photography and Lightroom tuition. Wild Eye [...]

Wild Eye Private Lightroom Tuition

If you are anything like our Wild Eye guides, growing increasingly tired of ‘lockdown life’, and dreaming of your next African adventure, you’ve probably been scrolling through hundreds of images and videos, reminiscing about the amazing times, and the incredible wildlife sightings you’ve experienced on safari over the years. Introducing Private Lightroom Tuition Sessions Whilst […]

Converting an Image into Black and White

Do you struggle to decide when to convert an image from colour to black and white? Or even struggle with why would you even want to in the first place? In this blog, I’m going to tackle this very topic and walk you through my own way of thinking when I approach each image. What […]