When is enough, really enough?
Jul01

When is enough, really enough?

So when is enough, really enough when it comes to post processing? In other words, when do you stop? It’s not a photo retouching ethics question of when “should” you stop. I’m more interested in how do you (you personally) know when a photo is done? There’s so many things we can do to our photos that, sometimes, it’s hard to call it quits right? Whether it’s personally or professionally, we...

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Are you a Lightroom Flagger or Rater Recap
May25
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Lightroom Public Service Announcement Day
May20

Lightroom Public Service Announcement Day

Hey folks. Thought I’d give you two quick Lightroom-related public service announcements today: 1) I realize most of you reading probably own Lightroom. If you do, you’ve also probably been telling your photography buddies that they need to get it. Well B&H Photo has Lightroom 3 on sale for $100 off. That makes it $169. Not to shabby huh? Offer ends on June 4 so tell them to download the free 30-day trial. They have...

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3 (and a half) Reasons to Use Flags Instead of Ratings in Lightroom
May18

3 (and a half) Reasons to Use Flags Instead of Ratings in Lightroom

Are you a flagger or a rater in Lightroom? You know, how do you sort your photos? If you’re a flagger, you go to Photo > Set Flag and choose Pick, Reject, or Unflagged. If you’re a rater then you to to Photo > Set Rating > and choose 1 to 5 stars. So which do you use? Personally, I stopped rating a long time ago and just use flags. First, I think flagging is just simpler. You’ve got 3 choices. I like it. I...

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100 Way Lightroom Kicks Bridges Ass! (for photographers)
May09

100 Way Lightroom Kicks Bridges Ass! (for photographers)

Last week, Scott Kelby mentioned a whole bunch of Lightroom learning resources that we, over at Kelby Media Group, have. One of them was a brand new mega-tutorial-thingee that Scott and I recorded recently. It’s called 100 Ways That Lightroom Kicks the Bridges Ass for Photographers. The idea originally came from Scott when he and I were talking about the inevitable “Why should I use Lightroom if I already have...

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Lightroom Tip – Facebook and Flickr Commenting
May06

Lightroom Tip – Facebook and Flickr Commenting

First off, don’t forget that Kelby Training is having a huge sale on DVDs. I’ve done a bunch of titles over there and you can pick up some pretty good deals right now. There’s a some there for $9.99, and a lot of them (like my Mastering Color for Photoshop CS4) are still perfectly applicable for CS5. Look at it this way, you’re bound to get at least one out of a DVD to make it worth $9.99 (but you’ll...

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