Want to Take Great Photos of Tonight’s Fireworks? Here’s How!
Jul04

Want to Take Great Photos of Tonight’s Fireworks? Here’s How!

Yesterday we did a special Holiday episode of The Grid all about how to take great fireworks shots. Erik (the real Rocket Man) Kuna and I cover everything from the gear to the techniques to the post-processing in Photoshop and Lightroom and lots of helpful tips along the way. We get right to it from the start (we have a lot to cover), and if you’re looking to make great fireworks shots tonight, we give the exact time-tested...

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How Lightroom Handles Layered Photoshop Files
Apr02

How Lightroom Handles Layered Photoshop Files

Here how to jump to Photoshop, add a bunch of layers, take that file back to LR, and keep all those layers intact, ya know – just in case.

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Understanding the Lightroom Classic to Photoshop Workflow
Jan17

Understanding the Lightroom Classic to Photoshop Workflow

Understanding the basics of how to take your photos from Lightroom Classic (works the same in earlier versions of Lightroom Classic too) to Photoshop and back again (and possibly back and forth more than once) can reduce frustration and increase efficiency. Configuring Preferences Let’s take a look at the External Editing options, which can be found by going to Lightroom > Preferences > External Editing (PC: Edit > Preferences >...

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Editing in Photoshop from the New Lightroom CC
Oct25

Editing in Photoshop from the New Lightroom CC

I’m sure many of you regular Lightroom users have begun testing the waters with the new Lightroom CC app for Mac/Win. One thing I came upon that is a little different from what we are used to with Lightroom CC 2015, and now Lightroom Classic, is the Edit in Photoshop workflow. There’s a potential for lost work if you’re not careful, so I wanted to highlight that, as well as show what’s different. Assuming you...

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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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