Shutter Release: Color processing guide, Indonesian photographer overcomes obstacles & more


posted Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:59 PM EST


In today's Shutter Release roundup, we will look at an in-depth guide to color processing in Lightroom or Photoshop, a neat video about a photographer who isn't letting a lack of hands and legs stop him from pursuing his dreams and an article about using a flag to control shadow and light in portraiture.

We come across a wide variety of interesting photography content from around the web and Shutter Release is our way to share that content with you, our readers.

Guide to color processing in Lightroom or Photoshop - SLR Lounge

Photographer Ryan Longnecker has written an excellent, in-depth guide to color correcting your photos in Lightroom and Photoshop. The article covers white balance, the tone curve, camera calibration, split toning, the hue/saturation/luminance sliders and more. If you want to learn more about color correction or just try something new, it's well worth checking out.

Indonesian photographer born without hands and legs captures dreamy portraits - Fstoppers

24-year-old Achmad Zulkarnain is described by Al Jazeera as "Indonesia's unlikely shutterbug." This is because Achmad was born without hands or feet. He has not let this slow him down, as you can see in the video below.

Using a flag to control light and shadows - ISO 1200

There are many ways to control light and to influence shadows when capturing portraits. For every style of lighting, there seems to be a near-infinite amount of products you could buy to achieve the same results. What about a flag? Bruno Fujii recently used a flag to bounce and control light during a portrait session. You can learn more about the process and see the results here.