Going From Lightroom to Photoshop for Focus Stacking
Jan28

Going From Lightroom to Photoshop for Focus Stacking

Happy Monday, everybody — I’m just back from a workshop trip to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada (details over on my blog, with BTS photos — I was a student in the workshop, not the instructor). Anyway, one thing we did a lot of was “Focus Stacking” to expand our depth of field, so the objects directly in front of us would be in focus, and the middle ground would be in focus and the mountains in the distance...

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Issue 46 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available
Dec20

Issue 46 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available

Issue 46 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne Pro members on the KelbyOne site and on the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, check out all the new features in the recent Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC updates. Plus, an in-depth look at the new Depth Range Masking feature, preparing photos for online labs, shooting by the seashore, a concert photography workflow, and so much more! KelbyOne Pro...

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Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 2
Nov07

Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 2

Following up from last week’s post on efficiency through consistency I’ve got a few more tips to help speed you on your way. Consistent Metadata A metadata template containing your core contact and copyright information is another way to ensure you are consistently applying the same information to all of your photos. Once created this can easily by applied during import via the Apply During Import panel. You can create a...

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Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 1
Oct31

Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 1

We love Lightroom for the power of the Develop module, but there is so much more to love about how it can streamline our entire post processing and asset management workflows. Over the next two weeks I’m going to share some of my favorite practices for becoming more efficient. One of Lightroom’s greatest strengths is its ability to help you create a consistent foundation to your workflow that saves you time through its...

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Fixing Family Photos in Lightroom Classic
Oct24

Fixing Family Photos in Lightroom Classic

The objects we’re most likely to grab on the way out of a burning building are our family photos. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of Lightroom when trying to make some corrections to the most common issues you’ll encounter with older digital photos. Our favorite and most cherished photos may not be the best ones we’ve ever taken, but rather those where the moment or the people captured within them are more important...

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Three of My Favorite Lightroom Classic Shortcuts
Oct05

Three of My Favorite Lightroom Classic Shortcuts

Before we get to our tip today, just a heads up: tomorrow is my 11th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk in cities all over the world, and you’re invited to come and join us — it’s not too late to join a photo walk near you (it’s free and it’s a ton of fun). Get all the details right here. You’ll have a really great time! OK, on to our tip: Here’s one from the vault, but it’s a handy one – these...

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