Tigz Rice is a London based photographer specialising in fashion and boudoir with a vintage aesthetic. An Adobe Community Professional and Wacom Influencer, she originally trained in digital illustration before naturally progressing into the world of photography and retouching. Alongside a client list including Cosmopolitan Magazine, Burlesque On Ice and Paris Burlesque Festival, her work has dominated the European burlesque scene since 2009, which consequently means everything she owns is covered with a fine layer of glitter…

The weather can be pretty unpredictable at times, especially in the UK, where we often leave the house in the morning prepared for all types of weather. This particular image of model Jess for Angela Stringer Corsetry was taken on the August bank holiday weekend, between downpours.

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Here's an in-depth tutorial by photographer Tigz Rice describing how she brightened up this photo in Photoshop to make it feel more summery – using a mix of subtle adjustments to affect the overall tone of the photo and precise edits to particular areas and colours to add a real sense of warmth.

The end result is beautiful, vibrant and has the real feel of a perfect summer's day without the fakeness of a poorly brightened photo.

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