Lee Varis writes about his adventures in digital photography, photo-digital imaging, the Zone System and the Channel Workflow. Lee Varis is the author of Skin ( avg rating, ratings, 13 reviews, published ), Mastering Exposure and the Zone System for Digital Photograph. 16 Jan Lee Varis is a Boston based photo-illustrator whose career in commercial Lee is the author of the best selling Photoshop book “Skin: The.

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Sometimes we get stuck with a plain background that we’d have preferred to be more interesting.

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These can add significant value to your creative options, and pre-visualization during capture. Calibrating for Digital Capture.

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Lee Varis (Author of Skin)

If you don’t have access to large movie hot lights with focusing fresnel lens systems, a digital projector provides a wonderful simulation! When you intent to print photos, its often a good idea to lighten skin tones skkn bit.

Make no mistake, xkin is a revolution brewing in photographic … [Read more Channel Blending for Tone Control I’d like to share an advanced concept for tone control in Photoshop. Most people never realize the potential of a captured image because they stop well before exploring all the enhancements that are possible.