Friday's Tip – The Alt/Option Key

Woo Hoo! It’s Friday and it’s a long weekend (Memorial Day on Monday) – you can’t beat that. Today my tip is simple – the Alt/Option key… just press it every now and then. Seriously, I know it’s weird but that old Alt/Option key changes certain sliders when you press it. For example, if you hold down the Alt key (Option on Mac) and start dragging the Exposure slider (or the Shadow slider for...

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Chromatic Aberration Day

I’ve seen a few questions lately on using the Chromatic Aberration settings in Lightroom. Honestly, I don’t use ‘em much. I’d end up spending more time finding a photo to demo with then I would recording a tutorial on how to use the settings. So instead of doing that I figure I’d point you to two places to learn more about it. I think both are brief and to the point which is one of the main things I look...

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Saturday Video Tip? Cool Brushing in LR

I know… the unexpected Saturday post has reared its head again. Better yet, it’s the unexpected Saturday Blog Post Video tip! You just can’t beat that can you Anyway, this week I’ve got a 1 minute video tip for you on some very cool brushing options in LR 2 beta. I know it’s just in beta and version 2 isn’t out yet, but this is one of my favorite tips in version 2 and I’ve been dying to show...

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Invite a Friend to Lightroom 2 Beta

This one kind of snuck past a lot of people but it’s starting to surface now because it’s been over 30 day’s since LR 2 beta was announced. Here’s the deal. If you own Lightroom 1 then you can download and use the LR 2 beta until it expires in August. However, if you don’t already own LR 1 and you install the LR 2 beta on a machine that doesn’t have LR 1 on it, LR 2 will expire in 30 days from the...

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Inspiration Day – 3 Retouching Links

Lightroom can do a lot right? But, as we all know, it can’t do everything. One of the most common questions I get asked is when/why I move to Photoshop. Wanna know the main thing that Photoshop can do that Lightroom can’t? Retouching. To that end, I thought I’d share 3 inspirational retouching links that I’ve come across recently. I really dig those before and after sites and I think these deliver not only good...

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Video – Synchronizing Your Folders

If you’ve imported photos into Lightroom’s folders then everything is good right? But what happens when you want to import more photos into the same folder down the road. For example, this past week I created a folder called “Great Smokies Day 1″ and imported the photos from day 1 of my workshop into Lightroom. Then we went out and shot more photos later that day. It wasn’t until a couple of days later...

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