A list of useful photography resources, focussed around the tools at my disposal, a Canon 400D camera and The GIMP, a free alternative to Photoshop.

Canon Links

GIMP Links

Photoshop Tutorials that can be adapted:

GIMP Quick tips:

  • To change the colour of something, select a new layer, set blend mode to colour, and paint in the new colour. Reduce opacity until it looks natural. Hardest part is getting the initial selection right.
  • Contrast Masking. Helps reduce highlights in image.  Duplicate Layer,10-30 pixel gaussian blue, desaturate, layer mode to overlay, adjust opacity if needed.

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