Join Blake Rudis, creator and host of, as he walks through how to add artistic expression to images without adding technical flaws or artifacts. Blake will demonstrate how Topaz programs such as DeNoise, Detail, Adjust, BW Effects and Clarity can both add artistic effects and solve/avoid many technical issues that users run into such as contrast, high ISO noise, HDR noise, over saturation and more.

Since 2010 Blake has been publishing written and video tutorials on Everyday HDR, and was recently awarded “The Best HDR Blog of 2012” by the readers of HDR One Magazine. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Delaware in 2006 and has since channeled his passion for the arts into his love of HDR photography! In addition to his successful HDR blog, Blake recently self-published Exploring HDR: Photoshop, Photomatix & Topaz Adjust.