Video Tip – Sharpening in 1.1

As soon as Lightroom 1.1 was released the requests for more information on the new sharpening sliders started to flood my inbox. So this week we’re going to take a look at the sharpening sliders and I’ll show you exactly what they do. I’ll show you on a landscape photo and a portrait since each type of photo reacts differently to each slider. That said, here in the US, tomorrow is the 4th of July and I’d like...

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Lightroom 1.1 Is Here

After many weeks of rumors and innuendos, Adobe has officially released the 1.1 update to Photoshop Lightroom. I gotta tell you, even though this is a dot-1 update, it’s major. First off, it includes an update to Camera Raw so now Lightroom has all of the cool things in Camera Raw 4.1 – Clarity, Sharpening, improved Noise Reduction. It doesn’t stop there though. One of the single most popular questions I get about...

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Monday Video – Archiving Photos

In this week’s video I’m tackling one of those questions I get just about everyday – archiving photos with Lightroom. It’s actually a great question and I know a lot of folks out there have the same issue. How do you archive your photos from Lightroom so you can free up hard drive space but still maintain and manage your photo shoots in Lightroom? I’ll warn you ahead of time, there is no...

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Friday Tip – Resetting Tone

If you’re working in the Develop module chances are you’ll be working with the Tone and Color settings in the Basic panel. Well if you ever want to reset your Tone or Color settings without resetting the changes to your whole photo (Cropping, etc…) try this. Hold down the Option/Alt key. When you do that you’ll see the words Reset Tone and Reset Color appear instead of Tone and Color above the sliders. Just...

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Back from Banff

Well I’m back from my trip to Banff National Park and LA (talk about 2 totally different places to be in one week). Click here to see a photo taken of me by Bruce Johnson, one of the students in the workshop and one kick-butt photographer. I had an incredible time last week in Banff with the Great American Photography workshops and the folks that were in my class. The weather wasn’t perfect, but the group that was there...

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