See your tones with a color-coded 5 Tone Heat Map The 5 Tone Heat Map is a concept I have been working on for quite a while. I first started working with the idea in November of 2017 while showing the f.64 Elite community how to edit a Milky Way photo. What I...
Most Recent Blog Posts on f64 Academy
Sharpening and Noise Reduction at the Exact Same Time httpv://youtu.be/UWJwQ0bnbWI For years I have received emails about the proper way to sharpen and reduce the noise in your photos. Some people say sharpen at the end and do noise reduction at the beginning. ...read more
Is there really a discussion about going Auto in ACR and LR? The answer is yes! Adobe recently updated the entire Lightroom Ecosystem as well as Adobe Camera Raw. Among the usual camera model updates, Adobe added a new algorithm for the Auto...read more
Content-Aware Crop... Like Magic? Or just Photoshop? The jury is still out. If you have ever opened the crop tool, you may have noticed the Content-Aware checkbox in the menu bar. It is a pretty incredible feature that automates a lot of stuff I used to do when I...read more
What is f64 Academy
f64 Academy’s Mission
It is our goal to bring you the finest Photoshop and Photography education. As the aperture (f.64) implies, we deliver tack sharp, clear and concise education with a transparent mindset free of agendas and secrets. As an Academy we distinguish ourselves as scholars called to a higher standard to continually innovate on the art of Photography. We pledge to leave no photographer of any skill level behind in the process!
f64 Academy Goals
We know it takes more than just a great knowledge of Photoshop to build your skills as a photographer. That is why f.64 Academy was created, to help teach you all the skills you need to grow your business, learn the finer points of photography and have fun doing it.
f64 Academy is for Everyone!
No matter where you are in your photography journey there is something for you here at f.64 Academy. From Photoshop and Photography tips and tricks to gear reviews and Photography Business education it is our goal to make you one very well rounded Photographer.
What f64 Academy Offers
Each week you will get a fresh new tutorial, access to 200+ archived tutorials, dozens of Photoshop Actions and other tips and tricks to grow and succeed as a photographer.
Stick around and for a bit, we are sure you will love what you see!
What Others Are Saying About Blake’s Teaching Methods
This is the best site I have come across. The majority of other sites offer skill training and leave you feeling short changed when the total learning experience is very limited. Your site offers innovation on every occasion.Peter
Your tutorials are not only well written, but do not work on the premise that your audience are not ‘experts’, in other words, you tend to be quite specific about who you target.Colin
I appreciate the tutorials and the revelations you are sharing with everyone. A number of photographers won’t even tell you their camera settings let alone how they post processed. You have provided a number of people with new tools to add to their workflows.S. Karski
I have learned more about photography and photoshop in the last year from Blake, than I have from all other sources in the past decade.Jake McCluskey