Lightroom Presets – Fall Color
Oct14

Lightroom Presets – Fall Color

A couple of weeks ago I was out in the Colorado mountains photographing fall color (I posted some photos on my personal blog here). This past week I was in Portland, OR doing my Lightroom seminar and the colors were starting to change there as well. So I thought it was definitely time to post some Lightroom fall color presets for the season. As I processed my fall photos I realized that I usually make the same tweaks to many of the...

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I’m Trying Out Something New At My Portland Lightroom Seminar Today
Oct11

I’m Trying Out Something New At My Portland Lightroom Seminar Today

I’m in Portland, OR today getting ready for my Kelby Training Lightroom Live seminar. I usually start out the day with how to import your photos into Lightroom. Over the years, not much has changed so I’ve been teaching it in relatively the same way. Well, last week I was showing some one how to get their photos in to Lightroom and where to store them. After seeing where their hangups were (and witnessing these hangups...

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Lightroom Catalog FAQ – Should I Delete Old Catalogs?
Oct10

Lightroom Catalog FAQ – Should I Delete Old Catalogs?

A couple weeks back I posted about installing Lightroom if you have the Creative Cloud subscription. One of the questions I got back was a really good one so I wanted to post/answer it here. Q. I’ve upgraded to LR5 and converted my catalogs over to the new version. Should I delete the old LR4 catalog?Is there any reason to keep it? A. One of the best ways to answer the question is to let you know how Lightroom works when you...

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I’m Teaching Photoshop Compositing Secrets At PhotoPlus Expo in New York
Oct03

I’m Teaching Photoshop Compositing Secrets At PhotoPlus Expo in New York

If you’re in the New York area around October 24-26, then you need to check out the PhotoPlus Expo. It’s a huge show one of of the industry’s hottest events of the year. And while you’re there, you should check out my class Photoshop Compositing Secrets on Thursday from 4-6pm (smooth transition into pimping out my class huh?) Also, I was honored that Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, and iconic image maker...

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Lightroom 5 And The Creative Cloud Q&A
Oct01

Lightroom 5 And The Creative Cloud Q&A

Over the last few months I’ve seen more and more people subscribe to the Creative Cloud. Partly because everyone who went to Photoshop World got a free subscription for 1-year and partly because Adobe just announced a photographers bundle where you get Lightroom and Photoshop for $9.99/month. Anyway, since that’s happened, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what to do if you already have Lightroom installed...

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