My name is Dave
Lloyd. I work as a photographer and produce images for
I have been asked
many times about my post processing work flow. I use
Photoshop and post process images for sale through
my own outlets, resellers, or for publication. I also
teach photography and Photoshop.
should point out, I do not post process every single
image. A good camera and lens combination often needs
little, or no, work.
Photoshop is an
amazing tool and has many, many adjustment combinations.
I've seen excellent results from post processing and
I've also seen many disasters.
For my work, the
goal of post processing an image is for it to end up as
how I saw the scene, and also to preserve colour
fidelity and tonal range.
On that note,
the processes I describe work equally well on an image
shot in black and white.
I have put
together a few simple 'Tips and Tricks'. These are not
all my own processes.
More, I am simply documenting
processes that I have learned over the years and can be easily followed and understood.
They are also some of the types of processes which I use on a
encourage you to try different values, as you go, and see
how these affect your own work.
Don't be afraid to
experiment - Above all, have
here, or on the image
below, for the Index page.
Dave Lloyd - Photo Art