Lightroom Magazine Issue 3 Almost Ready!
Feb18

Lightroom Magazine Issue 3 Almost Ready!

Happy Monday everyone. I wanted to let you know that our Lightroom Magazine App issue #3 is really close. The magazine is basically done, and will be submitted to the App store this week. After that, it can literally take just a couple of days or up to a couple of weeks depending on how things go. In the meantime, I figured I’d share the cover and table of contents so you could take a look at what’s coming in the issue....

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Free Lightroom Presets – Tonal Contrast Effect
Feb04

Free Lightroom Presets – Tonal Contrast Effect

One of my favorite effects in Photoshop plug-ins is the Tonal Contrast effect. onOne Software’s Perfect Effects has it, and Nik has it as well. But I know that lots of people still don’t use 3rd party plug-ins, so I set out to try to recreate the effect in Lightroom. After trying a bunch of different combinations I think I came pretty close. Now, there’s definitely something in the “special sauce” that...

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Lightroom Video – Updating Your Own Lightroom Presets

Hey everyone. One thing that happens to me when using presets deals with customizing them. See, I’ll be using a preset I’ve downloaded and realize I keep making the same “tweaks” to it every time. Well, instead of wasting the time changing it each time, you’ll see in the video that there’s an easy way to take your custom settings and combine them with the preset itself....

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Get My Elements Book Free When You Sign Up For the Elements Newsletter
Jan29

Get My Elements Book Free When You Sign Up For the Elements Newsletter

Hey everyone. One thing I hear more and more about on my Lightroom seminar tours is that more and more people are using Elements to go along with Lightroom. First off, the feedback I hear is that everyone loves Lightroom. So much so that they don’t want to leave it. But when they want to do some quick cloning or retouching, it seems people are finding Elements fits right in. Well, I just found out that the folks over at the...

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Free Lightroom Presets – Black & White HDR Presets for Landscapes
Jan28

Free Lightroom Presets – Black & White HDR Presets for Landscapes

Some of the most popular presets I have are the HDR presets I created for Lightroom 4. As I looked through my website stats, I also realized that some of the other most popular presets were the black and white presets for both landscapes and portraits. Then it hit me – these could go perfectly together. People love the grit, edginess, and style that HDR presets give. And people love the look and feel of black and white. So why...

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