Shutter Release: Replacing skies in Photoshop and oldest portrait of a U.S. President up for auction


posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:59 AM EST


Shutter Release is our regular roundup feature here at Imaging Resource. We aim to bring you the best in original content. With that said, there is a lot of great photography content from around the web worth sharing with you. That content might be a new product release, an interesting editorial or helpful educational content.

Today's Shutter Release includes tips for packing for a photography trip, making multi-photo layouts in Lightroom, a video tutorial about how to replace a sky in Photoshop using the multiply blend mode and a fascinating historical discovery.

How to pack for a photography trip - Fstoppers

South Korea-based Australian photographer Dylan Goldby has travelled a lot during his photographic career. This makes him a great resource for tips on packing for a photography trip. In a recent article at Fstoppers, Goldby offers advice on how to pack light for a long photography trip. You can also learn more from Goldby's video below.

How to make multi-photo layouts in Lightroom - Lightroom Killer Tips

Over at Lightroom Killer Tips, Scott Kelby has prepared a tutorial for creating a multi-photo layout inside of Adobe Lightroom. This is the perfect tutorial for users who want to share their work on social media.

Quickly replace a sky in Photoshop using the multiply blend mode - Fstoppers

Longtime professional photographer and educator Serge Ramelli creates many excellent video tutorials on his YouTube channel. His latest is about quickly and easily changing your sky in Photoshop using the multiply blend mode. If you've ever felt like your photograph was a better sky away from being great, this tutorial is for you.

Oldest known surviving photograph of a U.S. president reappears after 150 years - Fstoppers

A daguerreotype portrait of John Quincy Adams taken in March of 1843. The portrait had been given to Horace Everett, a Vermont congressman, where it sat in storage for over 150 years before being rediscovered in the 1990s. In roughly a month, the very old, unique photograph will go up for auction where it is expected to fetch over US$150,000. You can see the portrait below and read more about it at The Smithsonian and Sotheby's.