Beta Release of Adobe DNG Converter 11.2.1
Mar20

Beta Release of Adobe DNG Converter 11.2.1

I recently learned that Adobe quietly dropped a beta version of the free DNG converter to help people with newly released cameras (since the last official update in Feb) gain support for their raw photos in Lightroom and Camera Raw. I can’t remember the last time that happened, and I thought it was pretty cool for them to make this available in between official updates. The following cameras are supported by this version of the...

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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. 🙂

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10 Tips for Grid View
Mar13

10 Tips for Grid View

It’s normal to spend a lot of time in Lightroom’s Grid view, so it pays to learn a few ways to make your time there more efficient. Here are ten ways to get you working at the top of your game. Getting there Press G from anywhere in Lightroom to jump to Grid view (unless you’re in a text field somewhere). Ok, that’s an easy one, but it had to be said. Zoom zoom While in Grid view, you can quickly zoom in to 1:1 on a...

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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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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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