Presets – More Retouching Presets
Aug17

Presets – More Retouching Presets

Today I’ve got an update to some older retouching presets I created for the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 2. On an interesting “retouching” side-note (and one that I promise I did not plan) Scott Kelby wrote a really fascinating article on the Kelly Clarkson retouching controversy. What I found most interesting is that it’s not about what you’d think (a retouching ethics article). They’ve been done...

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Weekly Worth-a-click
Aug13

Weekly Worth-a-click

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Video – Tips for Laying Out Your Prints

I get lots of questions about how to lay out your photos for a specific size print. In Lightroom we’ve got contact sheets, grids, picture packages and lots of control over printing. But if you want, say a simple 8×10, what’s the best way? If you want to print a borderless 5×7 what do you do? That’s what we’re going to tackle in this video. Click here to download the video to your computer....

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Tip (and random fact) – Resetting Presets
Aug07

Tip (and random fact) – Resetting Presets

Happy Friday folks. I’ve got two things for you today. First is the random fact about Lightroom that I read from Lightroom engineer Troy Gaul (you see his name on the screen when you launch Lightroom). Its actually not educational in any way, but I got a kick out of it because I always joke about this one in my classes. Now I know the answer why. Ever wonder why Survey Mode in Lightroom has a keyboard shortcut of N. Seriously, N...

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Two New Contests!
Aug05

Two New Contests!

If you’re the contest-liking type then you’ve got a couple of really great opportunities here. 1) Scott Kelby is running a contest on his blog for sports-shooters. Basically, you submit your best sports photo (you can’t be a pro shooter though). Mike Olivella (a pro shooter himself) along with Scott will pick their favorite. The winner will get flown to Tallahassee, FL to shoot a Florida State Seminoles game (boo!!!!...

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