News – HDR, Lightroom Plug-ins, Free Presets, and More

Hey there. Here’s a few news items to check out: • Don’t forget I’m signing all pre-order copies of my newly updated Photoshop Layers book if you order from Kelby Training. By the way, Amazon has the updated final cover. That always means it’s really close to coming out • onOne Software has some new (Free) Lightroom presets. • I’ll be teaching a few sessions on HDR Efex Pro at the Nik Software booth later...

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Video – Lightroom Before and After Travel Photo

Today I’ve got another one of those Before/After videos for you. This time we stay primarily in Lightroom with a tiny bit of Photoshop retouching. It uses one of the new panels in Lightroom 3 – Lens Correction as well as the usual stuff (Exposure, Sharpening, etc…). Thanks and let me know what you think. Enjoy!

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Shooting the Albuquerque Balloon Festival with Nikon

The other week I was invited by Nikon to go shoot the Alburquerque Balloon Festival. I figured I’d share some of the photos as well as the experience. Up at Oh-Dark-Thirty Every Morning I was prepared to get up early but man, did we get up EARLY. We left the hotel by 4:15 each morning. Do the math and that means you need to be awake by a time that has the number 3 in front of it and that’s just not cool It was well worth...

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Sharpening Follow Up and Winners

Thanks for all of the comments the other day about my upcoming sharpening class. I have to say I love the way this community jumps in to help and I honestly appreciate all of your time. I know we don’t have a lot of it, and I’m grateful you spend some of it here. While I always have some general ideas on what I want to teach, it’s questions from you that make sure I cover the stuff people want to know. First off, I...

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Confused About Lightroom/Photoshop Sharpening?

Hey everyone. I’ve been wanting to do a class on sharpening your photos for a while now and I’ve finally got some breathing room to get it done. I hope to record the class later this week but I need your help. Basically, I want to make sure I cover the stuff you want to know. I’ve even got a little reward for your help. In a nutshell the class will go like this: 1) Tips on capturing sharp photos (very quick though,...

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