Weekly Worth-a-click

Here’s a few more links in the Lightroom/Photography realm that I thought were worth a quick look: • If you’re into ring flash (or been wanting to get into it) there’s now a really affordable option. The Ray Flash by Expo Imaging. And the price has dropped to $199. • Don’t forget I’m teaching the Lightroom 2 Live Seminar in Covington, KY on Friday (really, how could you forget – I keep reminding...

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Presets – Max Payne Movie Style

Howdy folks. I hope you had a great weekend – I know I did. I’m gearing up for the Lightroom 2 Live Tour in Covington, KY this Friday so make sure you come out and see me if you’re in the area. Now, on to the presets. I was watching the NFL playoff games yesterday and saw a commercial for the upcoming DVD release of the Max Payne movie. I caught a quick glimpse of a neat effect that I quickly tried to replicate in...

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Video – Interview with Adobe's Tom Hogarty

Today I’ve got something a little different for you. Instead of listening to my voice for 5 minutes, you get to listen to Adobe’s Lightroom Product Manager Tom Hogarty (and my voice a little). Tom was in NAPP’s headquarters last month and I pulled him aside to talk about some emerging areas in Lightroom. Topics such as some of the pro DSLRs that shoot video and Lightroom’s camera profiles as well as the DNG...

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Teaching Update – Where's Matt?

First off, make sure you scroll down to the next post for this week’s presets. In this post, I thought I’d give you a quick teaching update (as of now at least) for the year to come. I hope you’ll come out and join me if you’re able to. • January 23 – Lightroom 2 Live Tour in Covington Kentucky. This one is coming up quickly. Come on out and watch the entire Lightroom workflow from start to finish. You...

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Presets – Single Photo Flush Left/Right preset

Time for another print preset. I was creating a photo book from Shutterfly.com the other day and came across this really neat idea for a preset. See, Shutterfly’s website allows you to customize the layout of each page in the photo book. Two of the choices placed the photo flush against the left or right side of the page. I saw it and immediately thought “Hmmmm, I wonder I can do that in Lightroom?”. After a few...

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