Video – Camera Profiles for Lightroom

UPDATE (2/8/2010): I still see comments on this video so I figured I’d let you know this functionality is now included in the latest versions of Lightroom and Camera Raw. You don’t have to download anything, its not beta software or anything like that. They’re included automatically. If you don’t have them, then your camera isn’t supported or you’re trying to edit a TIFF or JPEG file. This one has...

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Photoshop World Insiders Guide

Hey folks, I’ve got a cool Lightroom video tutorial coming later this morning so make sure you check back. However, I’m teaching Lightroom at Photoshop World next week and I had an idea for those of you attending (NOTE: if you’re not attending just skip this post and wait for the video later today). See, I just finished writing a Photoshop World insiders guide and thought I’d share it here for those of you...

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Tampa Photowalk a Success!

I just wanted to give a shout out to all of the Tampa (Hyde Park) photo-walkers from Saturday. We had a GREAT time! It was 1) hot, 2) it even rained a little, 3) we were harassed by Hyde Park security, 4) some one fell and dropped/broke their D70 and lens (she’s ok though and now seems quite content at the need to replace her older D70 with a D300). But it didn’t dampen the spirits of anyone there. Seriously, I had a blast...

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Presets – Edge Darkening

Today, I’m officially retiring my old edge darkening presets and I’ve converted over to my new ones which use the Vignettes panel inside of Lightroom 2. Not only does the Vignettes panel offer us the ability to darken the edges post-crop, but they just seem to look better, smoother, and overall less intrusive then it’s predecessor (the Lens Correction settings). Right now, there are 3 levels of edge darkening. But I...

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Video – Soft Dreamy Effect Follow Up

Here’s the follow up video to yesterday’s presets I released. The soft/dreamy presets tend to soften everything in the photo. In this video, I show you how to selectively go into the photo and bring back the details in the areas you wanted to keep them in. The best things about it… it’s all done in Lightroom (Lightroom 2 that is). No trips to Photoshop. Everything is non-destructive and you can go back and...

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