Follow-Up To Last Monday’s “Shocking Truth About Lightroom’s HDR” Post
Aug13

Follow-Up To Last Monday’s “Shocking Truth About Lightroom’s HDR” Post

Hi, gang, and happy Monday. I have a follow-up to my post from last Monday titled, “The Shocking Truth About Lightroom’s HDR” (link) after hearing from Adobe’s Lightroom team regarding my post. They noted there are several reasons for the sharper HDR results I was getting from Photoshop’s HDR Pro in 32-bit mode and some disadvantages to using Photoshop to merge your HDR images that I did not mention in my...

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How to Create an HDR Panorama in Lightroom
Aug10

How to Create an HDR Panorama in Lightroom

Hi, gang. After Monday’s post about HDR, I’ve already had the question a couple of times about how to create an HDR Pano. Luckily, it’s easier than you’d think (and I had a video I created for the blog last year that explains the process). Here ya go: Hope you find that helpful. One week from today, I’m in Washington DC with my Lightroom seminar Come spend the day with me. Tickets and info here. Have a...

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Only One Spot Left For My Rome, Italy Workshop Next Month – Come Join Me There
Aug09

Only One Spot Left For My Rome, Italy Workshop Next Month – Come Join Me There

This is your invitation to come to beautiful Rome, Italy and join me and Italian photographer, long exposure expert, and KelbyOne Instructor Mimo Meidany for an unforgettable four-day travel photography workshop — “The Classic Beauty of Rome” in one of the most captivating cities on the planet. There’s only one spot left — and that spot could be yours. Check out the short video below for more details. Get ready for an...

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Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3
Aug08

Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3

This week we wrap up my series on starting over. Be sure to read the first and second parts before this one. Collections and Publish Services As I mentioned back in the first post, collection membership is not written into XMP metadata, so unfortunately there is no way to transfer (regular) Collections or Collection Sets to the new catalog, so take some notes of the ones you want to re-create manually later. For any Smart Collections...

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Save a Step: Import Your Images Directly Into a Collection
Aug07

Save a Step: Import Your Images Directly Into a Collection

Another great time-saving tip for Lightroom Classic users from Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde. This one’s on how to import directly into a Collection. Great stuff – thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Have a great Tuesday, everybody. Best, -Scott P.S. Tomorrow at 4:00 pm catch my weekly photography Podcast, The Grid – 4 pm EDT LIVE every Wednesday. Here’s the link. Also streamed to my Facebook page. Come join...

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The Shocking Truth About Lightroom’s HDR
Aug06

The Shocking Truth About Lightroom’s HDR

The truth is, if you’re trying to make a realistic-looking HDR, Lightroom’s built-in HDR is not nearly as sharp or color accurate as you can get by starting in Lightroom, then jumping over to Photoshop’s HDR Pro and changing one all-important setting. Check out this video — When I first figured this out, I asked our own Rob Sylvan to take a look and test it on one of his bracketed images, and he agreed — sharper and...

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