What's a Lightroom "Snapshot"
Nov05

What's a Lightroom "Snapshot"

During a recent workshop I had some one ask what a Snapshot was (its a panel on the left side in the Develop module). Then everyone else kinda chimed in with a “yeah what the heck is that?”. They don’t get used a lot, but I think they definitely do come in useful at times. Basically, a snapshot is a freeze-frame of your photo at that moment in time. It’s a way to save all of your develop settings at a certain...

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Tip – An Unexpected Lightroom 3 Sharpening Tip
Oct30

Tip – An Unexpected Lightroom 3 Sharpening Tip

Over the last couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to test drive the Lightroom 3 Beta before it came out. I spent a pretty decent amount of time kicking the tires but there’s one little feature/tip that I didn’t find out until this week. Before the Lightroom 3 Beta, when sharpening you had to be zoomed into 100% to see the effects of the sharpening. If you weren’t you wouldn’t see any change. But...

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Lightroom 3 Beta Q&A
Oct28

Lightroom 3 Beta Q&A

Here’s some Lightroom 3 Beta Q&A’s for ya: Q. Will the beta run next to my real version of Lightroom 2? Basically, can I use both? A. Yep. No problem you can use both at the same time. Q. Will my Lightroom 2 Catalogs Work with Lightroom 3 Beta? A. No. You’ll have to import a whole new set of images in order to use the beta. You can’t just open (or export) a LR2 catalog. Q. If I use the beta will I be able...

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My New Lightroom Backup Training Course
Oct09

My New Lightroom Backup Training Course

First off, there’s a tip post right below this one so don’t forget to check it out. Also, I Just wanted to let you guys know that I had a brand new online training course go up on Kelby Training.com this week. Its all about backing up Lightroom. It sounds easy, but its probably the most-asked questions that I get (or I wouldn’t have created a whole course for it). I don’t just show you how to backup your...

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Tip – Some Little Known Lightroom Shortcuts
Oct09
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It's Photoshop World (and Lightroom conference) Week!
Sep28
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