Lightroom Tethering Quick Tip
Mar18

Lightroom Tethering Quick Tip

Good Monday, everybody. Here’s one from the vault — it’s a great little tip I picked up from my buddy Terry White, and it’s about having the tethering Heads up display (seen above in the lower third of the image) automatically hide while you’re tethering (you can hide it manually of course, but this tip is how to have it auto-hide). Just press the letter “f” on your keyboard and not only do your...

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Viewing Multiple Collections At The Same Time
Mar15

Viewing Multiple Collections At The Same Time

Just a quickie, but it’s a good one. đŸ™‚

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Customizing Lightroom Photo Book Layouts
Mar12

Customizing Lightroom Photo Book Layouts

You guys know how big I am on Lightroom Photo Books (well, that and tethering, right?), and anyway, today we’ve got a new video from Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde on how to totally customize your layout. Best of all, he does it in just 60-seconds. Check it out: Thanks, Benjamin! Don’t forget to book your hotel for Photoshop World 2019 now! Last year we completely sold out the Hyatt Regency in Orlando (our host hotel),...

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Jumping from Lightroom to Photoshop: Which is better – TIFF or PSD?
Mar11

Jumping from Lightroom to Photoshop: Which is better – TIFF or PSD?

This is a question I get asked a lot at my seminars, so I thought I’d tackle it here today. Where to make this choice In Lightroom’s Preferences; just click the External Editing tab and you’ll see a pop-up File Format menu near the top right. So, which do you choose? TIFF or PSD? For me, this is an easy choice: Both TIFF files and PSD files (Photoshop’s native file format) are “Lossless” — so...

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Why Sometimes in Lightroom You Can’t Choose a White Balance Preset
Mar08

Why Sometimes in Lightroom You Can’t Choose a White Balance Preset

This is one I get asked a lot – usually, you go to the White Balance pop-up menu, and you see a list of various white balance presets to choose from (seen below), but sometimes you only get two choices: Auto and Custom. Why can’t you choose a White Balance Preset? Here’s why: ABOVE: White Balance Presets for a RAW image. When you shoot in RAW, the white balance hasn’t been decided yet. It initially shows you...

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