Sally Anderson Photography: Blogs 

Photo Editing

July 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This blog is a starting point for helping you to decide whether you should edit your photos, and if so, there is advice about software you might want to use. It’s not meant to be a comprehensive review about different programs, about which there are numerous online reviews and videos. I discuss the programs I use and why I find them useful. Check o...
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Luminar AI

July 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Luminar AI is incredibly easy to use. I don’t use it to edit all of my images, but many landscapes or photos taken on a dull day do benefit from it. It is also very easy to replace a sky which you might want to do if an image has a dull flat sky. You can also easily create artistic effects with overlays and textures. You can do all of these things...
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Topaz Suite

July 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The Topaz suite consists of Topaz AI (a sharpening program), Topaz DeNoise (a noise reduction program) and Topaz Gigapixel (an upsizing program). Each is dedicated to performing one particular editing function. Lightroom does a decent job of reducing noise, as do other programmes. However, the consequence of reducing noise is the loss of sharpness...
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PAGB Newsletter: Lockdown Photography

September 24, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I was asked to write a short article by the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) summarising my lockdown photography and blogs. The article appeared on September 15th 2020 in e-news issue 266 pages 12-13, which you can read here.
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Lockdown Blog #5: Lockdown and Lockdown Easing

September 13, 2020  •  3 Comments
Scottish Government travel advice pandemic slogans on the A1 We are now several months into ‘lockdown easing’ *. However, new restrictions are beginning to come into force and who knows what things will be like in another few months. It seems an appropriate time to write what I think will be – though these are uncertain times - my last Lockdown Bl...
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Lockdown Blog #4: Lockdown Food

July 23, 2020  •  1 Comment
Even before lockdown on March 23 rd in the UK, the supermarket shelves were emptying. It was reminiscent of my first supermarket trip after being snowed in for 4 days during the Beast from the East in 2018 – when almost all of the aisles in the local Tesco were empty. This time, toilet rolls, tinned goods, pasta, flour and eggs were impossible to f...
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