Awesome Lightroom Tip For Sports Photographers (who use Macs)
Dec12

Awesome Lightroom Tip For Sports Photographers (who use Macs)

This is a workaround for getting a widely used (and beloved) feature in Photo Mechanic into your Lightroom-only sports photography workflow. We call it “The Sneaky Pete Play” — if you use Lightroom on a Mac, you’ll dig it.

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Quick Tip: Getting Better Results From Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool
Dec10

Quick Tip: Getting Better Results From Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool

This a quick little tip, but it’s sure a handy one. If you’re using the Spot Removal tool to remove a spot or a blemish and the results look kind of funky, it’s probably because the tool didn’t pick a similar enough area (text, tone and/or content wise) to give you a good fix. Take a look at the image below…

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5 Ways to Use Lightroom Smart Collections
Dec09

5 Ways to Use Lightroom Smart Collections

One of the most powerful features in Lightroom is its ability to keep really good track of the files that you need exactly when you need them. Collection Sets and Collections really take the pain out of the organizational elements of the program – but it’s the Smart Collections that I find to be the unsung heroes of the program. These collections are built by pre-setting a criteria, and letting the program do the rest for you!
Here are 5 ways that I think these Smart Collections can help your Lightroom workflow…

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Why Are There Three Different Places To Sharpen In Lightroom?
Dec08

Why Are There Three Different Places To Sharpen In Lightroom?

I get asked this question pretty regularly so I thought I’d start this week off with a quick look at why there are three different places, and three different types (and ways) to sharpen inside of Lightroom. To find out where they are, click here!

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Quick Tip: Resetting All Your Adjustment Brush Sliders At Once
Dec05

Quick Tip: Resetting All Your Adjustment Brush Sliders At Once

Here’s a quick tip to share with you before the weekend. Sometimes, you just need to get your settings reset – and you can actually do this in one click. Check it out here.

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This Gets My Vote For One Of The Top Lightroom Tips Of The Year
Dec03

This Gets My Vote For One Of The Top Lightroom Tips Of The Year

I’ve got to hand it to Adobe’s own Terry White; this is one of the best, most useful Lightroom tips of the year and the answer to something a lot of folks have struggled with. In the first part of the video, he shows you the most common way people move their entire Lightroom image library from one hard drive to another (maybe you’ve outgrown the space on your laptop), but then he shows a much better way to make the...

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