The 2018 Lightroom Calendar Templates Are Here!
Jan05

The 2018 Lightroom Calendar Templates Are Here!

Well, by here I mean over at Ed Weaver’s site (Ed has been making these presets since 2010 and sharing them with the Lightroom community for free, which I think is awfully cool of Ed). Head on over to Ed’s site now (here’s the link) to download yours. Ed has created two different versions of the calendar: (1) One that starts with Sunday as the first day of the week (a U.S. version, if you will) (2) One that starts with Monday as the...

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Understanding the History and Snapshots panels: Part 1
Jan03

Understanding the History and Snapshots panels: Part 1

One of Lightroom’s greatest strengths is the fact that it stores all the work you do in its catalog file and never changes the pixel data in the source photos. Having all of that data on hand gives you a tremendous amount of freedom and flexibility in your post-production workflow. The most obvious benefit is that you can always return to the un-processed state of your photo at any time, which gives you the freedom to explore and...

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Two Quick Tips for Lightroom’s Slideshow Module
Jan02

Two Quick Tips for Lightroom’s Slideshow Module

Happy New Year (and sorry for the late post today – I’m a bit under-the-weather – typical cold stuff, but it’s put me a bit behind. So did all the New Years partying, but that sounds like a much lamer excuse so let’s go with that “I’ve got a cold” thing for now). I got to do a band shoot yesterday! But it’s not the type of shoot you’d think. Here’s the story (and...

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Extending the Power of Lr Classic Export
Dec27

Extending the Power of Lr Classic Export

Output is such a huge part of Lightroom Classic that it has four separate modules—Book, Slideshow, Print, and Web—entirely devoted to getting photos out in one form or another, then there are a number of publish service options, and finally there is the tried and true Export dialog. The Export dialog is the real unsung hero of Lightroom, and it is probably one of the functions you use the most. As powerful as the Export dialog is, you...

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Merry Christmas, Everybody! :-)
Dec25

Merry Christmas, Everybody! :-)

May your Christmas be filled with love and laughter, and may your home be filled with peace, health, and happiness in the New Year. 🙂 — Scott...

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Awesome Little Lightroom Type Trick (or two. Well, 2-1/2 anyway)
Dec22

Awesome Little Lightroom Type Trick (or two. Well, 2-1/2 anyway)

This awesome little type trick is so much better than the title sounds. You’ll super dig this – so much so that it will carry you through next week (well, it’ll have to, ’cause I’m taking the week off. Whoo hoo, and Merry Christmas!

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