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Edit My Photo March 2022 - Fiona edit my photo free editing tutorials Aug 09, 2022

With Charlotte Reeves

Fiona was the winner of this month’s Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community, with her lovely...

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Editing Toolbox - Workflow Hack: Best Practices for Cropping editing toolbox free editing tutorials Aug 05, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

"Don't crop before exporting from Lightroom!"

"Free cropping is a disaster waiting to happen!"

"Down with the 8x10 aspect...

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Embark Soul Searcher Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 02, 2022

The Soul Searcher or puppy dog eyes style of shot can be a great way to introduce variety into your session, especially if you usually shoot from a...

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Editing Toolbox: How to Fix Banding in the Sky editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 29, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Have you ever noticed weird stuff happening in the sky in your image?

I'm not talking about accidental UFO captures or...

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Emerge Awards Winners emerge awards unleashed challenges Jul 29, 2022

Today we wrapped up the last 6 months of Emerge, part of our Unleashed Challenge series of course with the awards ceremony, live on Zoom and...

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Emerge Shake! Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 25, 2022

Shaking off water is a distinctly animal thing to do, and also a behaviour that can look super cool when captured in a photo. Water droplets...

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Editing Toolbox: How to Swap Between Lightroom and Photoshop editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 22, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

**IMPORTANT NOTE: Download the free flowchart here before pressing play!**

If you use Lightroom and Photoshop for editing...

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Embark Up Ups Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 19, 2022

One dog photography technique that works wonders for dogs who tend to wander is putting them up on something. Fallen logs, benches, rocks or steps...

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Editing Toolbox: De-mystifying the Colour Grading Tool editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 15, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Have you ever wondered what the colour grading adjustments in Lightroom actually do?

Well, wonder no more! In this...

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Emerge Bokehlicious Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 12, 2022

Oh how we love a background brimming with colourful, sparkly bokeh! These bubbles of light create a beautiful effect and add interest and life to a...

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Editing Toolbox: Creating Export Presets in Lightroom editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 08, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

We all love editing in Lightroom, but what's the best and fastest way of getting the images out of Lightroom into other file...

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Embark Dogscapes Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 06, 2022

Shooting landscapes was an early photographic love for both of us. Even when photographing our canine friends these days, there's a real...

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Editing Toolbox: Correcting Colour Casts on Grey/Blue Dogs editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jul 01, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Do you find your images of grey and blue dogs take on weird colour casts?

You're not alone! Dogs with blue or grey fur...

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Emerge Double Trouble Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 27, 2022

What’s better than one dog? Two, of course! Dogs are social creatures and many dog owners have more than one, so, if you're a pet...

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Editing Toolbox: Working with Layers for Pet Photographers (5 parts) Part 5 editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jun 24, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

Organising Layers

Understanding layers is essential for anyone who wants to do more than the basics in Photoshop. We've had so...

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Embark Composition 101 Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 21, 2022

For the Composition 101 challenge, we're looking at a couple of the basic rules of composition. Centering and symmetry.

Centering your compositions...

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Editing Toolbox: How to Use and Apply Cropping Tool Overlays editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jun 17, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Did you know that you can change the crop overlay in both Lightroom and Photoshop? .

In this Editing Toolbox video, Craig...

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Emerge Mirror Image Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 13, 2022

Capturing an image with a full reflection is so much fun to do. You can use a mirror image in so many ways that enhance an image and add a little...

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Editing Toolbox: Working with Layers for Pet Photographers (5 parts) Part 4 editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jun 10, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

Layer Masks

Understanding layers is an essential Photoshop skill. We've had so many requests for this topic that I've created a...

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Embark Get Down Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 06, 2022

What if we told you there was one tiny little thing that you could do right now that will dramatically change your images forever. This thing that...

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Editing Toolbox: Stitching Images to make a Panorama editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jun 03, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

One thing I absolutely love doing is creating panoramic images, it's a great way to showcase the dog in a landscape. I've...

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Emerge Slow Motion Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges May 30, 2022

Photos of dogs can usually be classified into one of two main categories - portrait, where the dog is still, or action, where the dog is doing...

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Editing Toolbox: Working with Layers for Pet Photographers (5 parts) Part 3 editing toolbox free editing tutorials May 27, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

Opacity and Blending Modes

Understanding layers in Photoshop is an essential editing skill that is often overlooked in editing...

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Embark Colouriffic Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges May 24, 2022

We have a brand new set of Challengers in Embark and if the first challenge, Colouriffic, is anything to go by, this is going to be an incredible 6...

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