Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available
Apr04

Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available

Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne Pro members on the KelbyOne site and on the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, learn the perfect formula for capturing the types of street photographs that you envision, plus using Enhanced Details to improve images captured on older DSLRs, creating dramatic black-and-white images, a simple Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC for mobile workflow, and so...

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How to Recover Shadows and Highlights Like a Pro—A Guide to Maximizing Details for Any Photograph Using Aurora HDR
Mar28

How to Recover Shadows and Highlights Like a Pro—A Guide to Maximizing Details for Any Photograph Using Aurora HDR

We’ve all faced the same problem: photographs that lack contrast; images where the shadows and highlights look flat and the details are muddy. While the problem is common, the solutions are many. In this article, I want to show you several easy fixes (using built-in tools) — including some uncommon ones — that you should explore.

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I’m Back From Venice, and I’ve Got Lots of Photos To Share
Apr13

I’m Back From Venice, and I’ve Got Lots of Photos To Share

Buongiorno, everybody! I’m back from an amazing (and quite yummy) week in Venice, where I was leading a travel photography workshop, along with long exposure photography expert Mimo Meidany. This is why I was…well…so lame here on the blog last week. I put some of my favorite images from the workshop together, along with the story and behind-the-scenes shots, in a Spark Page. Here’s the link if you’ve got a...

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Guest Blog: Commercial Automotive Photographer Tim Wallace
Apr05

Guest Blog: Commercial Automotive Photographer Tim Wallace

I’m probably going to be a little controversial here… A lot by people ask me about camera equipment and settings, Photoshop editing, and all manner of “technical stuff.” I also get asked a lot about my top advice for taking better pictures, and the answer isn’t a plug-in or a shiny new camera. I find it funny that when somebody outside our trade asks about a great picture they’ve seen, that as photographers, we often answer that...

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Lightroom Opens Its Own Instagram Account :)
Jun23

Lightroom Opens Its Own Instagram Account :)

That’s right — I’ve got somebody new for you to follow on Instagram 🙂

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The emotional impact of lines
Dec02

The emotional impact of lines

Here is another thoughtful discussion from Steve Gustafson about how lines can influence emotion in a photo.  Last time we discussed how your eye responds to lines. Since we know that your eye would rather follow a line then cross it, a photographer has some control on where a viewer looks in a photograph. Lines can guide a viewer to a specific subject or act as a divider in the frame of a photograph. Knowing someone’s eye will...

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