Lightroom Black & White Editing Tips

Happy Monday, everybody. Today I did a short tutorial for you that includes a bunch of little tips for making better black and white conversions, and you’ll see my workflow for taking a color image through to the black and white final. It’s short and sweet. Well, it’s short anyway. Hope you found that helpful. Some photos from my day shooting in the Twin Cities In-between my Indianapolis and Minneapolis seminars, I...

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How to Use Lightroom’s New Texture Slider (and why it’s ​so awesome)
May17

How to Use Lightroom’s New Texture Slider (and why it’s ​so awesome)

I saw a post this week in my feed and it noted that the Texture Slider was the first new slider added to Lightroom in four years (I guess the last slider added was the Dehaze slider). Of course, there’s been a ton of new features added since then, but as far as sliders go, I think they might be right. Well, thankfully, this new slider has been worth the wait. I also ran across this excellent post from Adobe’s own Julieanne...

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Chicago and Detroit — I’m Headed Your Way Soon!
May16

Chicago and Detroit — I’m Headed Your Way Soon!

Write caption… We just announced two new cities for my new full-day seminar, The Ultimate Photography Crash Course. They are: Chicago on Wednesday, July 17th Detroit Area (Livonia) on Thursday, July 18th I am so, so excited about this new day of training — it kicked off in Indianapolis and Minneapolis last week and I was thrilled with the incredible feedback from the 450+ photographers who came out for the day. Some of the best...

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Lightroom Can Tell You Which Lens Is Your Favorite
May13

Lightroom Can Tell You Which Lens Is Your Favorite

I learned this tip from UK-blogger/photographer/awesome guy Brian Worley and darn it’s a good one — it’s how to use a feature in Lightroom Classic to find out which lens (or lenses) you use the most. It’s a deceptively easy way to find out which lens is your favorite (it must be because you use it the most). STEP ONE:In Lightroom’s Library module; in the Catalog panel on the left, click on ‘All...

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Celebrating 50 Issues of Lightroom Magazine (and how to get your free copy right now!)
May06

Celebrating 50 Issues of Lightroom Magazine (and how to get your free copy right now!)

We just announced that the latest issue of Lightroom Magazine is now available (and I’ll tell you how to download this issue for free in just a sec), but I wanted to pause a moment to not only celebrate the fact that we hit 50 issues (which is no small feat, and one we’re really proud and thankful for), but also to honor and acknowledge the magazine’s Managing Editor, my friend and colleague Chris Main. Chris (seen...

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