Tip – Don't forget about History

Hey folks. I’m out in the Palouse region of Washington state teaching my GAPW workshop and getting up at oh-dark-thirty every morning. Seriously, we were driving to our sunrise shoot today (well Thursday which is when I’m writing this) at 4:10am and the sky was already blue. By 4:45 there was sun and by 5am it was bright as can be. It’s even more odd when we were shooting the sunset at 8:45pm that same evening. That...

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Teaching, Seminar, and Overall Learning Update

Hey, its posts like these that let me get my shameless plugs in for where I’ll (and my friends) are going to be teaching. So in case you’re interested, read on. If not, just read the next post for today for some Lightroom stuff. • Lightroom Seminar Tour Dates – I’ll be teaching a full-day Lightroom seminar for Kelby Training in Chicago on July 20th and in New York City on July 22nd. You can find out more about...

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Tethered Shooting Options with Lightroom Update

Hey there my fine tethered friends (that was such a bad joke – sorry). I wanted to give you guys a quick update on tethered shooting options for Lightroom. As usual, there’s a few different options and most of them are for Nikon shooters. If you’re wondering why, its because Canon DSLRs come with a free program that takes care of tethered shooting. 1) Canon EOS Utility (Mac/PC, $Free, Canon only) – This is the...

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Tip – Choosing the Name of your PSD files

Back in Lightroom 1, we didn’t get to choose how our PSD’s were named once we left Lightroom into Photoshop. But in LR2, you get to choose exactly what these edited files are named. Go to Lightroom’s preferences (press Cmd-, or Ctrl-, [that's a comma]). Then click the External Editing tab and at the bottom fo the dialog you’ll see the Edit Externally File Naming section. Here you can add your own custom name or...

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Lightroom Q&A Day

Hey folks! Here’s another Q&A day for ya. Keep the questions coming, I’ve been getting a lot of good ones lately. Q. Can you go into more depth on what tablet you are using and how Lightroom deals with tablets? A. Sure. I use the Wacom Intuos 4 medium sized tablet. I have a small size that I travel with but the medium sized one is what sits on my desk. I’ve used tablets ever since I can remember and, in my...

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