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Photographer – Fine Artist Niyaz Ahmed

Every now and then I come across a really talented photographer who continues to produce stunning work time and time again.  I first met Niyaz on Facebook of all places!  I don’t really remember the details of how we met, but we naturally became good Facebook friends.
I was always amazed at how Niyaz [...]

How to create a High-Key photo in Lightroom 2

Lately I’ve been browsing the WEB and have often come across some really nice high-key photos. In an effort to foster up some publicity for the Presetting Lightroom group on Flickr, I decided to produce this tutorial on how to achieve this “look” in Lightroom.
Now, I must admit, I was partially inspired by Matt [...]

Video: How to install Presets in Lightroom 2

We’ve just released our next Lightroom 2 video!  This release is a milestone for us in that we’ve produced not one but three videos in three languages – English, French and German.  With our last video, we realized that our French neighbours are strong in force and we welcome them to this site.  We have [...]

Composition: How to take a profiPhoto – Part 1

How do you take that one photograph that transcends the boundary of a mundane amateur photo into an awe inspiring photo masterpiece? Well it’s not an overnight process …

There are many compositional techniques involved in taking an exceptional photograph. A few good photographers and artists seem to be blessed with an understanding of good [...]