Welcome to Rubbing Pixels

Rub­bing Pix­els is an excit­ing new site founded by full time pro­fes­sional land­scape pho­tog­ra­pher Matt Lauder. The site is an online resource of video tuto­ri­als and arti­cles for land­scape pho­tog­ra­phers of all skill lev­els. Our video tuto­ri­als focus on in the field cap­ture and edit­ing of land­scapes shot on both dig­i­tal and film using edit­ing plat­forms such as Pho­to­shop, Pho­to­shop Ele­ments, Light­room, PtGui and more. New tuto­ri­als are added fre­quently and we have broad range of free tuto­ri­als as well to wet your appetite on what the site has to offer. To start watch­ing all you need to do is to cre­ate a free guest account, it’s that easy.

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2010 Masterclasses Tutorial Bundle

Available is the complete range of Masterclasses released in 2010. To download and watch at your leisure on your computer or even Apple TV system. These 21 video tutorials...

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Repairing and Troubleshooting Digital Panoramics Bundle

Putting digital panoramics together can be straight forward and then they can be very problematic with images not aligning as well as hoped. In this package your questions will...

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Apply, Adjust and Control Colour Bundle

Setting up colour preferences, understanding colour spaces and being able to apply, adjust and control colour in Photoshop is the backbone of your image editing workflow. In...

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Create a Contrasty Black and White Image Screenshot

Create a Contrasty Black and White Image

Just using Photoshop and no free or paid plugins we will show you how you can turn your colour photo into a beautiful high contrast black and white image in a few simple steps....

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My Flexcolor Settings Screenshot

My Flexcolor Settings

This tutorial goes through the settings Matt Lauder has in the software Flexcolor that runs the Imacon scanners. This tutorial was done at the request of a Rubbing Pixel member...

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Surfers Paradise Panorama Screenshot

Surfers Paradise Panorama

Some digital panoramics dont have to be complicated. Combine a series of well taken photos with an easy straight forward camera RAW processing workflow, stitched with Photomerge...

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Free Tutorials

Register an account here at Rubbing Pixels and gain access to a selection of free tutorials. Nothing to pay, no strings, just free video tutorials that will improve your skills.

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New Masterclass — Sydney Buses Concept to Completion

December 9, 2011

With pho­tog­ra­phy quite often the pho­tog­ra­pher can see the final image they want to cre­ate even before they take the first shot.
In this tuto­r­ial we dis­cuss the con­cept of our final shot, the fil­ters used to slow down the shut­ter speed, how the images were cap­tured using the Shut­ter Blend­ing tech­nique and then the Pho­to­shop post […]

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New Tutorial — The Soft Glow Effect

December 4, 2011

Quite often you will see images online on web­sites like flickr etc where the land­scape image has a nice soft­ness about it, but at the same time still sharp. Well in this tuto­r­ial we show you how we go about apply­ing this tech­nique to a shot for both web pre­sen­ta­tion and for print.
We explain why this […]

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