Wednesday Inspiration – Patrick Hoelck Photography
Oct31

Wednesday Inspiration – Patrick Hoelck Photography

This week’s gallery spotlight is on Patrick Hoelck photography. I came across Patrick’s portfolio about a year ago and just found it again today. I love this kind of stuff! His work is dark, it’s edgy, and it has a ton of feeling in it. It almost has the look of some photographers like Joey Lawrence and Dave Hill but it’s also very different. For starters, I don’t think he’s doing the same type of...

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Video – Backing Up Lightroom
Oct30

Video – Backing Up Lightroom

I was recently reading a question asked by some folks who were upgrading to Leopard (newest Mac OS) and they wanted to know how to back up Lightroom in case a catastrophe happened in the OS upgrade process. That sparked an idea that I’ve been wanting to cover for a while, and it affects both PC and Mac users. The topic is, “How do you back up Lightroom?” I mean, what do you do to make sure that if your computer...

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Monday Presets – Creative Printing
Oct29

Monday Presets – Creative Printing

A few weeks ago I posted this video on creating a custom contact sheet that actually looks more like a cool print then it does a contact sheet. If you missed the video or are just too plain lazy and never got around to creating the preset, then you’re in luck today. Even if you saw the video and created the preset, you’ll like this one because there’s an extra for you. This week I’ve created two printing...

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Friday Tip – Cool Cropping
Oct26

Friday Tip – Cool Cropping

Today I’ve got a great tip for you that, truth be told, isn’t really mine. Yep, I’m stealing tips these days. It’s a problem I’ve had that really dates back to my childhood years Now it’s back and I find myself stealing a tip from Daryl Naumann. Daryl (just trying to do a nice thing) wrote in on the feedback form on this site and said this: “… (nice stuff about me)… When using the...

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Video Tip – Watermarking your Photos
Oct24

Video Tip – Watermarking your Photos

If you find yourself emailing photos a lot, then you should watch this video. You can not only export a slideshow into PDF format so it can easily be emailed, but you can also watermark those photos with a cool trick I’ll show you. That way, you’re covered when you send the photos to some one else. They can see ‘em, but they can’t really do anything with them. Click here to watch the video. (27...

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