A Lightroom New Year

Happy New Year everyone (well almost anyway). I figured a good way to start things off, was to turn it over to the request lines. Over the next few days, it’d be great if you could take a moment and let me know what things you’d like to see from this blog/podcast in the new year. This does two things: 1) It gives you, the reader, a voice in what I cover here 2) It gives me ideas Seriously, I get such great ideas/feedback...

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A Christmas Thank You

Merry Christmas Eve everyone! I wanted to take a quick moment to say thanks to everyone that stops by my blog from time to time. You’ve given me, what I believe, one of the most valuable things you have – your time. Many of you thank me, but I’ve got to tell ya’ – I always feel like it should be reversed. I’m the one that should be thanking you. The inspiration, enthusiasm, and motivation that I get...

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Lightroom Presets – Ice Cold!

Today’s presets come to you from, well, the weather. Not that we have it bad here in Tampa, Florida. It’s actually refreshingly cool out so I always enjoy this time of year. But we’ve had our share of cold (relatively that is) here, and from watching some football yesterday, so has the rest of the country. Anyway, I was working with some ideas on making a photo look “cold” and this preset is what I ended...

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Lightroom Tip – Search Presets

Scott turned me on to this tip in the Library module. If you turn on your Search Filter Bar (View > Show Filter Bar), you’ll see the bar appear at the top of the grid. In that bar you can, of course, choose your metadata, flag, and other filter-related searches. But if you look on the far right side of the bar you’ll see there’s a preset list next to the small lock icon. Well you can also create your own presets....

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Video – Lightroom Custom Print Template

Hey everyone. A friend of mine, Dawn Camp over at MyHomeSweetHomeOnline.net sent me a graphic the other week and asked if we could create something similar in Lightroom. After working with it for a while, I realized that (with some Photoshop help of course) we definitely could. There’s some cool little tricks for the Print module along the way as well. Hope you enjoy!

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