Confessions of a Lightroom Addict

I thought I’d share some of my Lightroom confessions in the hopes that I would either a) get a quick laugh from you as you realize you’re not the only one that does something odd in Lightroom or, b) undermine my professionalism and credibility by showing you some of the silly things I do. Make sure you leave a comment here if you have your own confession or just want to second your favorite of mine. Here goes: 1. Whenever...

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News, Tips and Inspiration

I figured I’d throw a bunch of stuff into one post today. Here goes: Tips Scott Kelby posted an article on his blog about shooting tethered into Lightroom. You’ll definitely want to check it out when you get the chance. Speaking of Mr. Kelby, his Digital Photography Book Volume 2 flew off the shelves at Photoshop World. Before my classes, I could look out and see people reading it right there as if they couldn’t wait...

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Friday Tip – PSDs and Drive Space

Here’s one right from my past experience this week. Here’s the story: a few days ago I was trying to free up some drive space on my laptop (I know, this doesn’t happen to anyone else right?). Anyway, as I was looking through some photos in Lightroom I thought I’d filter through the whole library to see only my PSD files. HOLY CRAP! You wouldn’t believe the amount of files that popped up. Now realize,...

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Friday Tip – Creating Folders for Presets

It’s time to wrap up another week with a tip and some other stuff. First off, Jason D.Moore posted a Photoshop tutorial on his website on how to create the cover to my Layers book. I thought it was cool to see. Here’s the link. (FYI… the Layers book made it in the top 200 of all books on Amazon again. Thanks everyone!) Also, there’s a fairly in depth review of my Layers book over at...

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Friday (video) Tip on Folders and Importing

First off, if you didn’t check out the online photo shoot from yesterday (www.directdaniella.com) you’ve got to do it. It’s really cool. Next… I’ve seen quite a few comments/suggestions to cover more on folders and importing your photos. I started out writing this as a tip and it quickly grew into a long post so I figured it was just easier to make a video out of it. The one question I get a lot when...

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Friday Tip and Weekend Reading

Once again, I’ve been shown a tip by one of my readers. That’s one of the reasons why I’m really happy that I turned comments on way back. Okay, here’s the tip. I’ve written about the fact that you can hold down Alt/Option and drag on the Exposure and Blacks slider to get a temporary clipping preview. But I never knew you could do the same with the Recovery slider. It sounds silly but it’s kind of...

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