Tip – An Unexpected Lightroom 3 Sharpening Tip

Over the last couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to test drive the Lightroom 3 Beta before it came out. I spent a pretty decent amount of time kicking the tires but there’s one little feature/tip that I didn’t find out until this week. Before the Lightroom 3 Beta, when sharpening you had to be zoomed into 100% to see the effects of the sharpening. If you weren’t you wouldn’t see any change. But...

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Lightroom 3 Beta Q&A

Here’s some Lightroom 3 Beta Q&A’s for ya: Q. Will the beta run next to my real version of Lightroom 2? Basically, can I use both? A. Yep. No problem you can use both at the same time. Q. Will my Lightroom 2 Catalogs Work with Lightroom 3 Beta? A. No. You’ll have to import a whole new set of images in order to use the beta. You can’t just open (or export) a LR2 catalog. Q. If I use the beta will I be able...

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Adobe Announces Lightroom 3 Beta!

Hey everyone! Big day today… I’m heading up to New York to PhotoPlus East early this morning but that’s not the big news. Adobe has once again released a public beta of the new version of Lightroom. Lightroom 3 Beta was announced and is now available as a free download for anyone (not just existing Lightroom users). I’ll give you the main points here but, honestly, Scott Kelby, RC Concepcion and I have each...

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Lightroom Weekly Worth-a-click

Here’s a few links worth checking out while you’re web surfing today: • Sean McCormack wrote a very cool little article on Lightroom plug-ins. There’s a lot of ‘em out there and this sums it up very nicely. • X-rite’s Color Checker Passport has direct integration when it comes to custom profiles in Lightroom. • Rob Sylvan wrote an article called “10 Things I Wish I Could Tell Every New Lightroom...

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Video Tip – The Missing Filter Options

I decided to record a video for today’s tip because a) I started to write it out and realized it was a very difficult to put this one into words without lots of screen captures and, b) I’m lazy and a video was much easier. Enjoy and have a great weekend. - Matt Click here to download the video to your computer. [Right-click and choose the "Save As"...

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