First Thoughts on Eye-Fi Wireless SD Cards

Hey folks. I created a quick 4 minute video for you on my first thoughts on the Eye-Fi wireless SD cards. I’ve had some people ask me how it would work when it comes to shooting tethered in Lightroom so I thought I’d give a quick demo of it. In a nutshell, the “pros” are that I think the technology is way cool. This can seriously change things for a lot of photographers out there who want to show off their...

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Video – Reordering Photos in Slides (and web and print)

You can bet that just about any time I’m out teaching Lightroom I get this question. And every time I get it I swear that I make a mental note to myself to make sure I cover it in a tip. And every time I get back to the office guess what? I forget But I finally remembered (after 2 years). The question deals with rearranging your photos and the order that they’ll appear in a Slideshow (or even in the Web and Print modules...

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Video – Saving Files Between LR and Photoshop

This week’s video is kinda like a public service announcement. Earlier in the week, Scott Kelby called and said he saw a weird glitch when saving a photo in Photoshop that came from Lightroom. He asked if it happened to me when I tried, and sure enough it did. I tried to write it out, but I realized it was just taking too long and a video is much easier to show. Now, before you watch it you should realize its not the end of the...

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Video – My Sharpening Workflow in Lightroom

Sharpening is always a hot topic when it comes to working with Lightroom and Photoshop. We have sharpening sliders in the Detail panel in Lightroom and we also have sharpening controls when it comes to printing and even more sharpening in Photoshop. Which ones are you supposed to use and in what order? That’s what I’ll cover in this week’s video. Click here to download the video to your computer. [Right-click and...

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Video – Tips for Laying Out Your Prints

I get lots of questions about how to lay out your photos for a specific size print. In Lightroom we’ve got contact sheets, grids, picture packages and lots of control over printing. But if you want, say a simple 8×10, what’s the best way? If you want to print a borderless 5×7 what do you do? That’s what we’re going to tackle in this video. Click here to download the video to your computer....

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Video – Organizing Photos By Date?

I run into a lot of photographers that organize their photos by date. Then they start using Lightroom and feel they have to do the same thing. I say abandon your date-loving folders and replace it with something much easier. Why? Lightroom automatically organizes your photos by date for you so you don’t really have to create all those folders to do the same thing. In this video, we’ll take a look at how Lightroom gives you...

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