Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)
Jul10

Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)

This post is following up from last week’s look at the cloud-based Lightroom desktop app. Today I want to explore the editing workflow to see how similar, yet different it is from Lightroom Classic. I’m also super excited to announce that the update to my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book is finally out! To celebrate I’ve got two copies of the book to give away, and all you need to do is leave a comment on this post...

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What Version of Lightroom Are You Using?
Jun12

What Version of Lightroom Are You Using?

Answering Lightroom Help Desk questions for KelbyOne has gotten more challenging since Adobe dropped the “CC” from the names of all Lightroom products last month. Just about every conversation I have with fellow Lightroom users involves a bit of back and forth out of the gate to ensure we are on the same page about which product they are using. A good percentage of conversations still begin with the questioner stating...

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Do You Know Where Your Catalog Is?
Aug23

Do You Know Where Your Catalog Is?

One of the most important things a Lightroom user should know is the location of where his or her working catalog is stored on his or her system. Now there’s no shame if you don’t know, because its location is pretty transparent when you use Lightroom; however, if you should ever run into a problem, you’ll be glad to know where it is. I also regularly encounter people who discover that their working catalog...

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My Favorites From Your Ideas For New Stuff To Add/Fix Next in Lightroom
May29

My Favorites From Your Ideas For New Stuff To Add/Fix Next in Lightroom

I pick my favorites from your ideas for Adobe on what to do/fix next in Lightroom

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My “Magic Number” for Nice Subtle Edge Vignetting
Nov25

My “Magic Number” for Nice Subtle Edge Vignetting

Adding a vignette (darkening the edges all the way around the image to focus the attention on your subject) is definitely one of those things you either love with the passion of a thousand burning suns, or you hate it with every fiber of your being. Most folks fall on one side or the other (kind of like people feel about HDR), but I think one reason is that, like HDR, people tend to greatly overdue their vignettes making them really...

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Lightroom 5.7 Update: More Camera Support & New LR Mobile Features
Nov23

Lightroom 5.7 Update: More Camera Support & New LR Mobile Features

Just in case you missed it — Adobe has released a free update to Lightroom — version 5.7 with lots of new cameras supported (including the Canon 7D Mark II and the Nikon D750) and some new features for Lightroom Mobile (including one that helps for client feedback), and an integrated Aperture/iPhoto importer. Check out the quick video from Adobe’s own Terry “T-Bone” White (below) on the new client feedback...

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