My New Q&A Column in “Lightroom Magazine”
Jun15

My New Q&A Column in “Lightroom Magazine”

I’m kicking off a new column in the print (and digital) editions of Lightroom Magazine.

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Lightroom Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Brighten Your Photos for Print?
Jun04

Lightroom Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Brighten Your Photos for Print?

I got an email from some one the other week asking if my Print Brightness presets still work for Lightroom 5. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re presets that I created back in 2010 that increase the Brightness slider for printing purposes, because prints often come out darker than what you see on screen. Anyway, the answer to the question is that they won’t really work like they used to because Lightroom 4...

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Lightroom Q&A: Snapshots Vs. Virtual Copies
Apr24

Lightroom Q&A: Snapshots Vs. Virtual Copies

A common question I get is what the difference between Lightroom’s Snapshots and Virtual Copies. While you could use them interchangeably in some ways, they really have two separate uses. Here goes: What’s a Snapshot? Think of a snapshot as something you’d use when editing a photo and you have a few different paths, editing ideas, or effects you want to try on the photo. It’d be silly to keep hitting the reset...

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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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Lightroom 4 Is Here! (…And a Quick Q&A)
Mar06

Lightroom 4 Is Here! (…And a Quick Q&A)

Hey everyone! Well, it’s official. Lightroom 4 is out. Not a beta this time, it’s the actual full version in all of its glory First off, over at NAPP Scott Kelby and I have created the official Lightroom 4 Launch Site. We’ve got videos that go over all the new features as well as some other places you can go for more Lightroom training. Of course, as time goes on, I’ll be covering more Lightroom 4 stuff here on...

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Your Burning Lightroom 4 Questions Answered From Adobe
Jan30

Your Burning Lightroom 4 Questions Answered From Adobe

I just saw a post over on Adobe’s Photoshop.com blog where product manager Sharad Mangalick, answered a bunch of Lightroom 4 questions. Everything from catalogs, to video, new features, you name it. Below is one question I pulled directly from the page because I’ve been asked quite a bit too, but there’s lots more in the full article. @luxx11 and @jennawoodward Ask: @Lightroom why can’t I use my LR3 catalogs in LR4?...

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