Wes From Wacom Talks Lightroom

Try saying that 5 times fast. “Wes from Wacom talks Lightroom… Wes from Wacom talks..” OK so its really not that hard after all. Anyway, your job for today is to make sure you’ve read Wes Maggio’s (Application Specialist for Wacom Technology) guest blog appearance on Scott Kelby’s blog. Wes specifically talks about the pen/tablet combo and how it plays a role in today’s workflow with Photoshop...

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Lightroom 2.5 (Camera Raw 5.5) Available

There’s a new preset post below this one but I wanted to give you a quick update. Lightroom 2.5 update is out (and Camera Raw 5.5). Its mainly a camera update (D3000 and D300s) but there’s some other very minor stuff as well. Check out Lightroom Product Manager Tom Hogarty’s blog for more details and visit the link below to download the updates. Click here to go to Adobe’s Update...

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Presets – Standard Print Sizes

On the heels of a few related printing questions lately, I realized its actually not quite as intuitive to set up a print for say a standard 8×10 or even 5×7. I’m not talking about photos in a picture package, but just one 8×10 photo per page. So I went ahead and created a few presets for some of them. Its not all of them but its a start and I’ll be updating them over the coming weeks. Right now I’ve...

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TIP – Zooming to a Specific Point

Hey there! Here’s a neat one that I think a lot of people miss because its kinda buried in the preferences dialog. When you click to zoom in on a photo, Lightroom zooms in close to the area that you clicked but just in that general area. If you wanted the area you clicked on to appear entered on the screen, the try this preference change. Press Cmd-, (that’s a comma – hold Ctrl if you’re on a PC) to open the...

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Video – Reordering Photos in Slides (and web and print)

You can bet that just about any time I’m out teaching Lightroom I get this question. And every time I get it I swear that I make a mental note to myself to make sure I cover it in a tip. And every time I get back to the office guess what? I forget But I finally remembered (after 2 years). The question deals with rearranging your photos and the order that they’ll appear in a Slideshow (or even in the Web and Print modules...

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