Come catch the Lightroom Tour in Boston, LA, and San Francisco!

Hey everyone! I’m heading up to Boston today to teach my Lightroom 3 Live! Tour tomorrow. There’s still seats so if you can make it I’d love for you to come on out and join me. You can find out more at Kelby Training Live. Also, next week I’ll be teaching the same tour in Los Angeles on Wednesday (July 21) and San Francisco on Friday (July 23). Those are filling up fast so if you can make it out then sign up...

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Is Lightroom the Darkroom?

Over the years I’ve heard (and probably even said it myself) that Lightroom is the “digital darkroom”. Lately, the whole digital darkroom thing has got me thinking though. Are we doing anyone justice by keeping the word “darkroom” around in our current world of digital photography and equating Lightroom (and post processing) to it? You can’t argue that, for the majority of people, the traditional...

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Lightroom Worth-a-click

• The folks over at Unified Color have caused quite a bit of stir with their new HDR Expose program. It’s got a plug-in for Lightroom as well so you can use it seamlessly. Here’s a couple of videos if you want to check it out. – Using HDR Expose – HDR Expose and Lightroom • Timothy Armes has released a new plug-in for Lightroom 3 for FTP Publishing (still works in version 2 but LR3 really takes advantage of it...

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Lightroom – Exposure vs. Brightness

One of the questions I get asked the most is whether I’d use a tripod in a church to take an HDR photo but we won’t go there (sorry, I had to sneak that one in) Anyway, what’s the difference between the Exposure slider and the Brightness slider (both in the Basic panel as well as the Adjustment Brush)? They both have the effect of brightening the photo right? The main difference I’ve found is that Exposure...

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The Illegal HDR Follow Up

Wow! I posted yesterday’s story because Scott mentioned it on his blog on Monday morning, and I had a couple of people ask me for the story. I honestly had no idea it would lead to the comment-fest that it did. Anyway, I wanted to post a quick Q&A follow up to it but please do me a favor. Don’t feel compelled to post a follow-up comment. I’m not going to defend anything so I don’t expect your comment to be...

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