How is Hue Calculated?

In colour models and colour editing we often break the ‘colour’ element out into the hue spectrum, including red, yellow, green, cyan, blue and magenta, plus all the hues in between these. We then have adjustments we can use when we tweak…

Liquify (Affinity Photo)

Explore the Liquify Persona and get to grips with its mesh-based distortion tools. Also discover how to apply Liquify non-destructively as a live filter layer. Photography by James Ritson. More from: Affinity Photo adminedit.photography

A Quick and Easy Orton Effect

The ‘Orton Effect’ is a way of producing a dreamy glow to a picture, as developed in the 1980s by Michael Orton in the days of the darkroom. Now it is much easier to produce in Affinity Photo. For related videos, see…

Absolute Beginner’s Course Series 2: Episode 28: Three Ways to Add a Vignette

Here are three quite different but each very easy ways to add a vignette (a darkening around the edges) to an image. For related videos, see here: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/youtube_videos/634_absolute_beginners_2_28.htm#see There are now online pages for InAffinity here: https://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/affinity_photo.htm Free resources, including macros, palettes,…

Enhancing a Sunset using the Lighting Filter in Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo includes an excellent filter that can be used to emulate lights of various sorts. Here, we use it in three ways to improve a sunset image. For related videos, see here: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/youtube_videos/633_enhance_sunset_lighting_filter.htm#see There are now online pages for InAffinity here:…

Monochrome Conversion Edit: Bikes on the Quay

Here’s a full edit of an image, with conversion to Monochrome using a different Black and White adjustment for different parts of the picture. For related videos, see here: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/youtube_videos/631_edit%20mono_bikes_quay.htm#see There are now online pages for InAffinity here: https://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/affinity_photo.htm Free resources, including…

Quick! I Need a Valentine’s Day Card!

Help! It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow. And I haven’t got a card to give to my wife! No worries. Let’s just create one with Affinity Photo. For related videos, see here: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/youtube_videos/630_quick_valentines_card.htm#see There are now online pages for InAffinity here: https://changingminds.org/disciplines/photography/affinity_photo/affinity_photo.htm Free resources,…