Using Virtual Copies and Snapshots
Oct11

Using Virtual Copies and Snapshots

The Snapshot and Virtual Copy functions inside Lightroom share some similarities and some significant differences. Each has a valuable place in a Lightroom workflow and it is important to understand the differences to use each of them effectively. Every adjustment you make to your photos inside of Lightroom is stored in the catalog file as a set of instructions that is only applied to copies created during some form of output (such as...

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This case of the missing blog posts….
Oct10

This case of the missing blog posts….

Greetings from Marrakech, Morocco. 🙂 So, if you’ve been wondering where this week’s posts have been, they’re somewhere in the desert in Morocco, where Internet access is…well…I’m not sure you could really call it “access.” Picture dial-up speed, then picture whatever would be way, way, slower than that. Now pour molasses on top of that. That’s what we’ve had, but now I’m in the...

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How to Get Help With Lightroom
Oct04

How to Get Help With Lightroom

We all need help using Lightroom from time to time. From dealing with problems to trying to learn how to do a new technique, knowing how to ask the question (and where) can save you a lot of time and assist the right people in giving you the answers you need. Here are a few pieces of information I’ve learned from 10 years on the Lightroom Help Desk that you always want to include with any request for help: Operating System and...

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How to Have Lightroom Do Some Organization For You Automatically
Oct03

How to Have Lightroom Do Some Organization For You Automatically

Today’s video from Adobe’s own Lightroom Team member Benjamin Warde is a tip I share on my current Lightroom tour, because it’s incredibly helpful but it helps you clean up an import and organize parts of your shoot for your automatically. Really helpful stuff!   Told ya! 🙂 I’m in route to Lisbon today – Looking forward to meeting a bunch of new friends (and hanging out with some old friends while...

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Lightroom Start to Finish Project: Atlanta Falcon’s Wide Angle New Stadium Shot
Oct02

Lightroom Start to Finish Project: Atlanta Falcon’s Wide Angle New Stadium Shot

Hi Gang: I got the opportunity to shoot the Atlanta Falcon’s new home: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and I posted the images, behind-the-shots, and the story of teh shoot, and pics from that game that night, over on Adobe Spark (here’s the link). Anyway, I had a number of people ask how I did the post processing, so I did the video below — taking you from the RAW out of camera image to the final image. Hope you found that...

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Creating, Editing, and Managing Local Adjustment Presets
Sep27

Creating, Editing, and Managing Local Adjustment Presets

Nestled away under the Effect drop-down menu under each of the local adjustment tools (Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, and Radial Filter) are a set of presets that are specific to these tools. Any preset made in any of those tools will be available to all.     Like the Develop presets found in the Presets panel, these presets are basically text files that hold some combination of settings dialed into the local adjustment...

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