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Let’s continue our look at working with video in Lightroom.  In part 1 we explored Uses for Video.  Now let’s talk about the type of hard drive you need to work with video in Lightroom. If you are a demanding user, you’ve probably already invested in high performance hard drives. What you need to realize is that […]

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Photographers are being asked to shoot video more and more these days—and Lightroom can help. All the same features you use to organize and develop your still photos can be applied to your motion footage. Plus, explore additional tools for playing, adjusting, and trimming video so you present just the best parts to collaborators and clients. […]

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In case it wasn’t clear… Aperture is about to die . “When Photos for OS X is available this spring, Aperture will no longer be available for purchase from the Mac App Store.” This means You won’t be able to buy Aperture new. There will be no further development or mechanism to get updates for Aperture. […]

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Join me and explore the Drobo Mini.  Learn how to setup the device quickly as well as configure it for expansion and backup.  You’ll also see how to use an accelerator card as well as fast hard drives.  I test out some new drives from Samsung and they hold up well. Keys Specs Weight about 3 pounds […]

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Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available on iBookstore & Scribd). While cropping presets are great, they might not get the job done.  It’s impossible for the Lightroom team to predict every need for every project (particularly with the rise in multimedia formats and web-connected devices).  Additionally, you may choose to crop to a […]

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Whether you shooting portraits or a video, keeping a makeup kit handy can help make your subjects look their best.  I catch up with stylist Kim Foley.  In this video from lynda.com you’ll learn some expert tips and tricks for building a makeup kit. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com […]

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Thanks for all the great questions you’ve been sending in to the Photofocus podcast.  This week is a two part show.  First up, Rich Harrington catches up with photographer and educator Abba Shapiro to tackle some great topics to help photographers.

Then Levi Sim catch up with Ray Roman & Matt Thompson to talk about shooting weddings and making the transition from photo to video. Remember, you can post questions for future shows via Twitter with the #pfqa or send us a note here at Photofocus.

The music in our podcast comes from the cool folks over at SongFreedom, be sure to check them out!

Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes.

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