Editing Midtones with Affinity Photo

While editing Highlights and Shadows is very straightforward with Affinity Photo with the dedicated panel provided, it's not as intuitive to edit midtones. I'm not sure why the Highlights & Shadows panel doesn't include a midtones (and it should be renamed to Tone or something similar), but there's surely a good reason. Maybe it's seldom… Continue reading Editing Midtones with Affinity Photo

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On editing photos and removing distractions

One important thing to keep in mind when composing a photo is to have a subject. If there is something in the way, it should be something leading the eye towards the main subject. All other things are distractions: they take the focus away from your main subject and should be thus removed. But should… Continue reading On editing photos and removing distractions

Cyan & Red photo effect in Affinity Photo

There's a photographer in Instagram that makes some very interesting images with a distinctive cyan-red look. Let's see how to recreate it in Affinity Photo. The photographer Alper Yesiltas is better known for photographing the same window for 12 years until the building was demolished https://www.instagram.com/p/Bea_ky7By4l He has many other nice photos, and something common… Continue reading Cyan & Red photo effect in Affinity Photo