Michael Rather
Michael Rather is the Founder and CEO of The Digital Photography Connection, a training resource for professional and amateur photographers. Rather is also the author of numerous Photoshop and Lightroom training DVDs and online courses, and is the host of Photoshop for Digital Photographers, Lightroom for Digital Photographers, and Photography Quick Tips.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    How Do I Remove Sensor Dust From a Photo?Preview
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    Changing your camera lenses out in the field can cause your sensor to accumulate unwanted dust spots that eventually show up on your images. In this quick tip tutorial we will explain how you can easily remove these dust spots from your images using just a couple of basic tools available in Photoshop CS5. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Reduce Digital Noise in a PhotographPreview
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    With the release of Photoshop CS5 there have been substantial improvements to the noise reduction tools found inside of Camera Raw. Now, it's possible to reduce noise while maintaining clarity and sharpness throughout the image. In this tutorial we are going to be taking a jpeg image into Camera Raw and fixing both the color and luminance noise that can be found in the image. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Professional Sharpening Techniques in PhotoshopPreview
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    You might be surprised how many images are sharpened at some point in Photoshop before you see them in print or online. In this detailed tutorial we will explain how sharpening works, when you should apply sharpening to your images, and how best to do it during the post production process. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Color Correcting Photographs Using the Curves AdjustmentPreview
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    There are a number of ways that you can color correct an image in Photoshop. The method that we are going to be demonstrating in this tutorial is through the use of a curves adjustment layer. Some of the advantages of using a curves adjustment layer for this type of correction is that the image file size is minimally impacted and you can easily go back at anytime to modify your adjustments if your not satisfied with the results. Let's get started!Read More…