The Hidden Trick To Editing Video Clips in Lightroom. What????!!!!!!
Sep07

The Hidden Trick To Editing Video Clips in Lightroom. What????!!!!!!

Wait, wait, wait! I’ve tried editing video clips in Lightroom and if you import a video and then go to the Develop Module, you get this mean little warning above. So…how do you get around this? Watch the quick little one-minute or so video below (you’ll be surprised). I told ya you’d be surprised. Amazingly easy (and totally hidden if you weren’t looking for it). Thanks to Terry White for this one....

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Happy Labor Day, Ya’ll
Sep05

Happy Labor Day, Ya’ll

Comrades, today is Labor Day in the United States, and our offices are closed, so we’re taking today off here at the blog but I’ll be back on here tomorrow (and I have a pretty darn cool little Lightroom tip lined up fer ya). By the way: I looked up Labor Day in WikiPedia, and here are a few interesting tidbits about this American Holiday: Traditionally, Labor Day is celebrated by most Americans as the symbolic end of the summer. The...

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Hollywood Skin Effect in Lightroom
Aug31

Hollywood Skin Effect in Lightroom

Hi gang. Here’s a look you see in everything from Hollywood Movie Posters to high-end portrait work, and you can do the whole thing right in Lightroom. You can see a before/after above. OK, let’s do this thing! 🙂 STEP ONE: Start by increasing the Contrast Amount to +43 (as shown here). If you compare this to the original image up top, you can see this version is more contrasty, but not quite enough, so we’ll add some...

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Creating White Porcelain Skin in Lightroom
Aug29

Creating White Porcelain Skin in Lightroom

Hi Gang: This is a technique I learned years ago from German Photoshop Guru Calvin Hollywood, and it’s a two-step process for changing your subject’s skin to a white porcelain look (you’ll see this look sometimes in high-end fashion photography). While I originally learned it in Photoshop, it works perfectly here in Lightroom, too! Above: Here’s our original image. STEP ONE: Go to the HSL / Color / B & W...

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How to Publish Photos Directly From Lightroom to Instagram
Aug26

How to Publish Photos Directly From Lightroom to Instagram

My buddy Terry White came across this awesome FREE plug-in that lets you post right from Lightroom straight up to Instagram, and it works really well. Here’s a short video where Terry shows you how it all works: ….or, if you prefer to read about it, here’s the link to the article on Terry’s Tech Blog. OK, on Monday I’m off to Iceland…. In the meantime, just wanted to mention that this would be a...

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My “First-look” Video on The Just-Announced Canon 5D Mark IV
Aug25

My “First-look” Video on The Just-Announced Canon 5D Mark IV

Hey, it’s a new camera. Whoo Hooo!!! (that’s me celebrating because next month I’m going to buy this bad boy!). 🙂

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