Create powerful portraits.

Rosie Matheson celebrates her subjects’ identities with intimate portraits. Watch the full film now. 

 

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Luke Stackpoole

@rosie_matheson grew up surrounded by photography. A fan of film, she strives to capture the emotional connection between people and places in every image. She then calls on Photoshop and Lightroom to complete her compositions. 

Rosie’s tutorials.

Watch Rosie’s short tutorials for a step-by-step guide to perfect portraits.

Warm up cool scenes.

Natural light can be unpredictable. If your images feel cold, dial up the temperature with a simple colour gradient.

See your subject shine.

Don’t let the location swallow your subject. Use the Brush tool to blur out your background and shift the focus.

Set the tone.

Artificial light can give your images an orange tinge. Balance those warm hues in Lightroom.

Process film in seconds.

Create a film grain effect and give your digital images that just-developed look.

Layer up your image.

Learn how to build up your composition in Photoshop with an impactful multi exposure.

Check out Rosie’s favourite tools for yourself.

Make easy edits with Lightroom presets.

Apply various adjustments in one go with Rosie’s stylised presets. We’re giving you three of her go-to filters, for free. Simply install them on Lightroom desktop and get experimenting.

Cool

Tone down warm hues with one click. Apply the preset and watch as it transforms your image.

Warm

This toasty preset will instantly give your images more warmth - add and remove it as you see fit.

Film effect

Effortlessly apply a film grain filter to your digital photos and consistently create that classic look.

Get creating.

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Lightroom on desktop and mobile and Lightroom Classic, plus Photoshop on desktop and iPad.

Discover more ways to improve your portrait photography.

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NATURE

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STREET

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FOOD

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