The Ultimate Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut Tool
May15

The Ultimate Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut Tool

Over on GitHub (a popular place for sharing code, and projects), just posted a web-based Lightroom Shortcut app. I have to say it’s pretty cool as a learning tool. Basically, you can load up any module in Lightroom, set your keyboard style (Mac, PC), and it’ll show you exactly what keys are used for each feature. Plus, it even has a Search feature at the bottom which works really well. I typed in the word...

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Free Deal Alert! onOne Perfect Effects is Free Again
May11

Free Deal Alert! onOne Perfect Effects is Free Again

Okay, I’m really late to this party and it’s last minute news, but onOne Software is giving away their Perfect Effects 8 plug-in again. I’m always mentioning how I use their Perfect Photo Suite 8 plug-ins (specifically the Dynamic Contrast presets in Perfect Effects 8) for all of my landscape and outdoor photos. Well, they’re giving it away again for free. The problem is that the deal ends on Monday at some...

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An Interesting Tidbit/Tip On Lightroom Trial Versions
May01

An Interesting Tidbit/Tip On Lightroom Trial Versions

I’m not sure if you knew this but today is national Get a Friend to Try Lightroom Day. I know most of you reading the blog here probably already have Lightroom. And most have Lightroom 5. But I wanted to post this in case you either A) Don’t have Lightroom 5 yet, or B) Know some one who may have tried Lightroom at one point, but doesn’t have the trial anymore. See, a little known fact on Lightroom trial downloads is...

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Creating Lightroom Presets for the New Twitter Profiles
Apr29

Creating Lightroom Presets for the New Twitter Profiles

In case you didn’t know, Twitter just released new profile enhancements for your profile and header photos. Since things can get dry, I try to change header photos every once in a while to help keep things fresh. So I figured I’d create a mini-tutorial for you on how you can help use Lightroom to set up some presets and make it easier to save the images at the sizes you need. And even if you don’t use Twitter or...

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Lightroom Q&A: Snapshots Vs. Virtual Copies
Apr24
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Super-Fast Browsing in onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite
Apr18

Super-Fast Browsing in onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite

Anyone that’s ever been to one of my smaller workshops or editing photos next to me knows that, while I do most of my work in Lightroom, I usually look at my photos in Photo Mechanic first. Why? Mainly because Photo Mechanic is lightning fast at showing you your thumbnails and even higher quality photos than Lightroom. Now, I don’t do this all the time. When I have a few extra minutes, it’s actually much easier to...

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