Scott Kelby and Dave Cross Talk Lightroom

OK, so I really feel bad about being away last week and not posting (hey, I was on vacation) but I’m trying to make it up with a few more posts this week. I just took a look at Dave Cross’s exclusive interview with Scott Kelby on Photoshop Lightroom. It’s got some great insights into how Lightroom is being perceived by photographers out there. Scott has been one of the pioneers. He’s been out there teaching...

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Teaching in Santa Fe This Week

Hey everyone! I’ll be teaching a week-long class on Advanced Photoshop at the famous Santa Fe Workshops this week. Today was the first day and my class and I had a blast. We started the day off with some general Photoshop techniques for improving photos. Then we set out on a photo shoot. After lunch we came back and went through the whole digital workflow with the photos we just took. To top the day off, I just got back from the...

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Highlight and Shadow Clipping

Here’s a tip that I used in Adobe Camera Raw all the time and it is now in Lightroom too. You may be like me: I’m not a huge fan of turning on the shadow and highlight clipping warnings. Why you ask? Well, I don’t care for the red and blue colors it puts all over my photo, so I usually wind up turning them off. Check this out. If you hold down the Alt key (Option on Mac) and start dragging the Exposure slider (or the...

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Daily Photo Tips

I just ran across this site the other week. Truth be told, I found out the site mentioned my Photoshop Elements Restoration and Retouching book and I’m a sucker for repaying favors to people who mention my books. : ) I’m kidding! Well, a little at least. Seriously, I do love to repay favors, but I wouldn’t mention this site if I didn’t just spend the last hour going through all of the archives on it. The site...

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Cropping and Histograms

Here’s a cool trick with the Crop tool. When you’re in the Develop module, you’ll always see that there’s the Histogram panel at the top right side of the Lightroom window. Well, the histogram always changes as you make adjustments to your photos. But, did you know that if you crop your photo with the Crop Tool (press R as a shortcut to get to it) that the histogram will update as you make adjustments to the...

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Lightroom Version 1 is Announced!

Well, after one year in public beta, Adobe has announced the release of version 1 of Photoshop Lightroom. The last public beta release was beta 4 and I’ve got to say that version 1 has some excellent new features that make it worth every penny. According to Adobe, it will ship sometime in mid-February. However, if you can’t wait until then to find out what’s new and cool then you’ve got to see NAPP’s...

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