Mathew Browne is a photographer from Wales specializing in travel photography, cityscapes, and architecture. Over the last decade, he has visited over 60 countries and territories in search of beautiful photo locations. He is also the head of product development for the photo location sharing platform, PhotoHound. Since turning professional, Mathew’s work has won several awards, featured in magazines, and he has worked with tourist boards to create striking, bold imagery.
We asked Mathew Browne, the experienced travel photographer and Skylum ambassador, to share his impressions and show us the winners.
Who hasn’t been amazed at least once by the starry night sky? How can you capture its mystery in a photo? Mathew Browne, a photographer from Wales specializing in travel and cityscape photography and one of our Skylum Brand Ambassadors, reveals his Luminar astrophotography editing tips.
You were paying attention to the images with the soft reddish-brown shades that look like archival vintage photographs. And it's unclear when the photo was taken. Today we're going to talk about what is sepia in photography and talk about how a photographer can use this effect.
There's a timeless allure to black and white photography. Without the distraction of colors, the viewer's attention is drawn directly to the subject, the composition, and, most importantly, the contrast. But within this monochromatic world, there's a niche that stands out even more vividly: high contrast black and white photography.
This style magnifies the power of shadows and highlights, creating images that aren't just memorable—they're arresting. Contrast, especially when heightened, can make a photograph speak volumes, turning a simple capture into a story of light and darkness.
One of the biggest disappointments for every photographer is when a picture turns out to be blurry. Every photographer needs to learn some basic tips on avoiding such an unpleasant situation in the future and what to do for the images to be clear and sharp.