Lightroom Timesaver For Creating Composites in Photoshop
Sep08

Lightroom Timesaver For Creating Composites in Photoshop

Hi, gang and greetings from what will be a very windy, rainy, yucky Florida in a day or so (needless to say, we’re watching the storm very carefully and preparing as much as we can, but at this point, there’s only so much we can do. Thanks to everyone who has sent a good word or a prayer. It’s very much appreciated). Anyway, we can’t let Irma stop the learning, so here we go! This quick little tutorial is a...

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The Advantage of “Open as Smart Object in Photoshop”
Mar06

The Advantage of “Open as Smart Object in Photoshop”

Here’s the difference between pixel-based editing in Photoshop, and being able to open and re-edit the actual RAW image while you’re there. Good stuff to know.

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We have Our Five Photoshop CC Book Winners
Dec03

We have Our Five Photoshop CC Book Winners

Here’s the list of the winners of my new book – check to see if it’s you! 🙂

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I’m Giving Away Five Copies of My New Photoshop CC Book (and here’s a handy LR shortcut, too!)
Dec01

I’m Giving Away Five Copies of My New Photoshop CC Book (and here’s a handy LR shortcut, too!)

My new book is nearly here; I’m giving away five free copies; the official book trailer is here, and I even threw in a Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut just for good measure. Now, you gotta read this post, right? 🙂

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Creating White Porcelain Skin in Lightroom
Aug29

Creating White Porcelain Skin in Lightroom

Hi Gang: This is a technique I learned years ago from German Photoshop Guru Calvin Hollywood, and it’s a two-step process for changing your subject’s skin to a white porcelain look (you’ll see this look sometimes in high-end fashion photography). While I originally learned it in Photoshop, it works perfectly here in Lightroom, too! Above: Here’s our original image. STEP ONE: Go to the HSL / Color / B & W...

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Got Lightroom But Haven’t Learned Photoshop Yet?
Aug22

Got Lightroom But Haven’t Learned Photoshop Yet?

Hi gang, and yes, it’s Monday already (altogether now…groan!) Anyway, when I’m out on the road with my Seminar Tour (next stop is in Indianapolis this Thursday by the way), I run into so many photographers who tell me they signed up for Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photographer’s Bundle (Lightroom & Photoshop for $9.99 a month), but they’re not really using the Photoshop part yet. They tell me, “I...

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