Tip – Export for Email

Here’s a cool tip I got from blog reader Jason earlier this week. I had posted about the various options for saving JPEGs from Lightroom. I mentioned email settings that I use in the Export dialog but if you want to export for email all you really have to do is right-click on the image (or images if you’ve selected more than one) adn choose Export > For Email. They’ll be ready to attach to an email and...

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Video – Organizing Photos By Date?

I run into a lot of photographers that organize their photos by date. Then they start using Lightroom and feel they have to do the same thing. I say abandon your date-loving folders and replace it with something much easier. Why? Lightroom automatically organizes your photos by date for you so you don’t really have to create all those folders to do the same thing. In this video, we’ll take a look at how Lightroom gives you...

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A BIG Lightroom Seminar Thanks!

There’s an actual Lightroom-learning-related post below this one, but I want to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who attended my Lightroom seminars last week (in Chicago on Monday and New York City on Wednesday). I had two of the best crowds that a live instructor, standing in front of hundreds of people, could possibly hope for. On Monday we had over 400 people in Chicago and on Wednesday we had nearly 700 in New York. Both...

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The Truth About Saving JPEGs in Lightroom

As I’m out on the road teaching I always pick up on areas in Lightroom that people are having a hard time with. One area I realized was saving JPEGs. Why, when, how, and what settings to used are some common questions. Why? We need to be able to save a JPEG from Lightroom so we can email, print, post to the web or otherwise send our photo to people. We don’t want to send/post raw files so JPEG is the best format since you...

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Worth-a-click

Here’s a few links worth checking out while you’re web surfing today: • Got Lightroom questions? Scott Kelby did a monster Q&A the other day on Lightroom based on some ideas he got from a recent workshop. There are a ton of questions answered in the comments so make sure you stop by and take a look through and I think you’ll be amazed at what you learn. • Scott Bourne interviewed me on Photofocus Episode 8....

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