Lightroom 3 beta, CS5 and Sharpening

Morning everyone! Hope you had a great weekend. I wanted to cover something today that I’ve seen mentioned quite a bit (in the comments) here on the blog – sharpening and how it affects Lightroom 3 beta and Photoshop CS5. See, Adobe introduced something called the process version in LR3 and CS5. You can watch a video I created about it here. It’s a whole new way of reading the raw file. By default, any new photos...

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5 Common (or Potential) Lightroom Slip Ups

It seems every article these days has to have a number attached to it. You know what I mean right? The 5 Most Common Something-or-others. 10 Reasons Not To Do Something-or-other. 25 Websites That’ll Make You Something-or-other So I figured I’d join in with a few FAQ’s and little slip-ups that I’ve seen from fellow Lightroomers lately. Here goes: 1. Moving photos while not in Lightroom This is by far the biggest...

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Blogging Again at Scott's Today

Hey everyone. I’m blogging over at Scott’s again today while he’s taking a break. I wrote about 5 lessons for landscape photography that I’ve picked up over time. It’s complete with photos and examples so it should make a good read. Included in them are some photos from my Moab, Utah trip the other week so I’d love if you went by to check them out and let me know which ones you like best....

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HDR – Lightroom, Photoshop CS5 & Photomatix?

Since Photoshop CS5 was announced on Monday, I’ve been getting lots of questions about whether or not I like the HDR features in Photoshop better than Photomatix. Since there’s Lightroom integration built into both of these products and HDR is gaining in popularity I figured I’d take a quick moment to give you some thoughts. The Lightroom Connection: Well, they both have hooks into Lightroom. Photoshop’s HDR...

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Tip – 3 Tips For Smart Collections

A while back, I created a video about Smart Collections. The other day, they really helped me out when I needed to find some photos quick, so I figured I’d resurrect that video as well as show you another use. For starters, Smart Collections are collections (or you could call them albums which is what they really are) that automatically add your photos to them based on some sort of preset criteria. In the video mentioned above,...

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Worth-a-click

A few items worth checking out today: • This one snuck by a lot of folks the other week, but Adobe made some new D3 and D700 camera profiles available. You can find out more here. • In other Adobe news, for all of you eager to support for newer cameras, a beta of Lightroom 2.7 (and Camera Raw 5.7) has been released. • Just got word of Safari Books online’s new web service called Creative Edge. • Don’t forget to keep an eye...

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