My Moab/Arches National Park Trip

First off, don’t forget to scroll down for today’s Lightroom tip. As for this post, I’ve had a few requests to see some photos from the Moab, Utah workshop I taught at last week. First off I have to say thanks to everyone who attended. It was an awesome workshop! I was fortunate to have an incredible group of photographers and, as always with these workshops, some of the nicest people I could hope for. I always go...

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Tip – Picking Colors from Anywhere

Happy Friday fellow color pickers Today’s tip works in the Develop, Print, Web, and Slideshow modules. Basically, it works in any module that has a color picker in it. For example, let’s say you’re in the Web module and you go to the Color Palette panel. You’ll see a few color swatches listed there. Each one of these controls the color in your web gallery. Well the tip is that if you click on one of those...

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The Truth about Backups Follow Up

First, don’t forget to scroll down for today’s “Worth-a-click” post. Next, Tuesday’s “Truth about LR Backups” post generated a lot of comments. I’m not going to do a long follow up because there’s just so many differing opinions. After it’s all said and done, I still stand by my backup strategy. However many disagreed and I think it’s worth reading through the comments...

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Weekly Worth-a-click

Here’s a few things that I found worth a quick visit this week. • Nik Software has been busy. Seems like their Color Efex Pro Lightroom plug-in just came out and now Silver Efex Pro has been released as a Lightroom plug-in too. Silver Efex has become, by far, my favorite way to convert to black and white (oops sorry, grayscale). • Speaking of Silver Efex Pro. I actually did a quick demo of a comparison to Photoshop’s...

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The Truth About Lightroom Backups

I’ve had these “truths” ideas floating around in my head for a while. Basically, there’s lots of information out there about various topics and I wanted to share some of the truths behind them (truths in my opinion of course) with you. In case you didn’t know, Lightroom will automatically back up it’s catalog as often as you tell it to. You can set or change these catalog backup preferences in your...

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Tip – Grayscale (no wait Black and White) Shortcut

Howdy folks. You’re probably going to laugh at me for this tip. But my job here on the blog is to tell you about things in Lightroom that I find cool, in hopes that you may as well. So here’s an easy one that I’ve been using a lot lately (because I just discovered it). It’s the V key in the Develop module. This simple little key changes your photo from color to grayscale. By the way, the word...

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