Music, Fashion and Portrait Photography in London

Lightroom’s Graduated Filter – not just for skies!

I was recently asked to write a Guest Blog article by Haje over at, so I thought it would be cool to expand on something I wrote about in my previous Lightroom retouching article – using the graduated filter tool to selectively darken an area of a portrait photo. People sometimes tend to think [...]


Lightroom Photo Retouching: Luchadora, Before and After

Here’s a shot from a Lucha Libre! shoot I did with make-up artist Nohelia Reyes and model Deirdre. If you mouse over the image, you’ll see the untouched, straight out of the camera, before image. No enhancements, no smoothing, nothing. Read on below the image… I see a lot of ads in fashion magazines that [...]