Lightroom 2.4 (and Camera Raw 5.4) Available
Jun24

Lightroom 2.4 (and Camera Raw 5.4) Available

Happy Wednesday folks. I’m on my way out to San Jose, CA to visit the mother ship (Adobe HQ). But I wanted to let you know that the Lightroom 2.4 update is out (and Camera Raw 5.4). Its mainly a camera update (D5000 support woo hoo!!!) but there’s some minor bug fixes as well. Check out Lightroom Product Manager Tom Hogarty’s blog for more details and visit the link below to download the updates. Click here to go to...

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Is it wrong to steal Lightroom presets?
Jun19

Is it wrong to steal Lightroom presets?

Whew! Who knew an innocent tool from a talented guy would incite a discussion like we had the other day. I held back from posting so I could respond here with my thoughts. Before we get to it, a couple of things: 1) I was extremely impressed with the quality of comments. Its definitely a touchy subject and very important to some people. For the most part (yes there were some meanies who had to resort to name calling), the comments...

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Worth-a-click
Jun16

Worth-a-click

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Tip – Don't forget about History
Jun12

Tip – Don't forget about History

Hey folks. I’m out in the Palouse region of Washington state teaching my GAPW workshop and getting up at oh-dark-thirty every morning. Seriously, we were driving to our sunrise shoot today (well Thursday which is when I’m writing this) at 4:10am and the sky was already blue. By 4:45 there was sun and by 5am it was bright as can be. It’s even more odd when we were shooting the sunset at 8:45pm that same evening. That...

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Tethered Shooting Options with Lightroom Update
Jun09

Tethered Shooting Options with Lightroom Update

Hey there my fine tethered friends (that was such a bad joke – sorry). I wanted to give you guys a quick update on tethered shooting options for Lightroom. As usual, there’s a few different options and most of them are for Nikon shooters. If you’re wondering why, its because Canon DSLRs come with a free program that takes care of tethered shooting. 1) Canon EOS Utility (Mac/PC, $Free, Canon only) – This is the...

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Tip – Choosing the Name of your PSD files
Jun05

Tip – Choosing the Name of your PSD files

Back in Lightroom 1, we didn’t get to choose how our PSD’s were named once we left Lightroom into Photoshop. But in LR2, you get to choose exactly what these edited files are named. Go to Lightroom’s preferences (press Cmd-, or Ctrl-, [that's a comma]). Then click the External Editing tab and at the bottom fo the dialog you’ll see the Edit Externally File Naming section. Here you can add your own custom name or...

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