Wednesday Inspiration – Dave Hill Photography

One word describes today’s inspirational link – WOW! Dave Hill’s photo techniques have been discussed in literally hundreds of web forums. It’s got a dark-gritty-surreal look to it that makes it immediately recognizable as his own. Forget about figuring his methods out for a moment and just enjoy his photography though – his work and lighting is just beautiful. Plus, his website has some behind the scenes...

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Monday Video – Loading New Develop Presets

This week’s video topic comes from the fact that I’ve been getting a lot of questions about presets in Lightroom. The ones that come with Lightroom, well… to put it plainly, they aren’t useful for much. However, that doesn’t change the fact that Develop presets can be very useful and are worth exploring. The thing is they’re really easy to create, but how do you go about moving them from one...

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Friday Tips(s) – Save $100

OK, tip #1. You know those little decorations at the bottom of a panel in Lightroom? If you’re not sure what I’m talking about then just go to the Develop module, for example, and scroll down the left side, all the way to the bottom (under the History panel). Those little decorations (AKA: Flourishes) can actually be changed since they’re just image files. There’s a tutorial on how to do it, as well as some...

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Wednesday Inspiration – Ronny Kiaulehn.com

Happy Wednesday everyone. Check out Ronny Kiaulehn.com. Here’s a gallery with a little bit of everything; from fashion photography, to macro work, all the way to sports photography. I’d have to say that the sports stuff that Ronny has is my favorite, but really it’s all great. Plus, the lighting is beautiful in just about everything. Visit the website here. (Warning: Some adult content) (Photo credit: Ronny...

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Friday Tip – Getting right to the panel you need.

Want to get right to the panel you need without having to scroll down or click somewhere? If you’re in the Develop module and you’re working in the Basic panel and then decide you want to go to the Split Toning panel, just press Control-4 (Mac: Command-4). In order to go back up to the Basic panel press Control-1 (Mac: Command-1) or Control-2 (Mac: Command-2) for the Tone Curve, etc… (3 for HSL, 4 for Split Toning, 5...

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