The 2018 Lightroom Calendar Templates Are Here!
Jan05

The 2018 Lightroom Calendar Templates Are Here!

Well, by here I mean over at Ed Weaver’s site (Ed has been making these presets since 2010 and sharing them with the Lightroom community for free, which I think is awfully cool of Ed). Head on over to Ed’s site now (here’s the link) to download yours. Ed has created two different versions of the calendar: (1) One that starts with Sunday as the first day of the week (a U.S. version, if you will) (2) One that starts with Monday as the...

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Awesome Little Lightroom Type Trick (or two. Well, 2-1/2 anyway)
Dec22

Awesome Little Lightroom Type Trick (or two. Well, 2-1/2 anyway)

This awesome little type trick is so much better than the title sounds. You’ll super dig this – so much so that it will carry you through next week (well, it’ll have to, ’cause I’m taking the week off. Whoo hoo, and Merry Christmas!

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Custom Text Templates
Sep06

Custom Text Templates

Following up to my post last week on custom filename templates, I wanted to share a tip on how to customize the display of text in slide shows, web galleries, and books. The answer is the same for all. The process is very straightforward, although not necessarily intuitive at first glance. The key to understanding the technique is that the unique text for each slide in a slide show or page is stored in the metadata of each photo. This...

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Setting Up Borderless (edge-to-edge) Printing in Lightroom
Aug28

Setting Up Borderless (edge-to-edge) Printing in Lightroom

Here’s how to have your image print right to the edges of the page without a white border.

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How to Make Multi-Photo Layouts For Social Media in Lightroom
Aug21

How to Make Multi-Photo Layouts For Social Media in Lightroom

Hi, everybody! I’m back from a weeklong barnstorming seminar tour on the West Coast, and I had so much fun! Met lots of great folks who read this blog daily; saw some old friends, and make some new ones. It’s so much fun teaching Lightroom and really seeing the lightbulb come on for people – I love it! 🙂 Today we’re looking at how to create layouts for social media, using a feature that’s a bit hidden in...

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Create Custom Print Size for Saving as JPEG
Jul19

Create Custom Print Size for Saving as JPEG

If you need to save out a JPEG version of a print layout for uploading to an online print service, or maybe create a JPEG version for some other reason, then this little tip is for you. Print Job Panel to the Rescue Creating custom print layout sizes is something I’ve seen trip people up.  The problem usually stems from the desired print size not corresponding to an existing printer paper size (such as the desired print being...

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