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Photoshop and Lightroom are a great combination but sometimes is gets confusing on what edits should be done in which program. I use a simple Halloween photo to show my workflow. Along the way, I demonstrate the power of plugins such as Topez’s Simplify and Photoshop’s own Poster Edge filter.

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Breaking up is hard to do. No one likes coming to the realization that a once blossoming relationship is now dwindling, leaving you less than fulfilled and perhaps jaded. When Apple dealt the blow back in June that it was killing my beloved Aperture, I was heartbroken. I was an early adopter of Aperture. Actually, because […]

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Models look to the photographer for guidance and direction during a shoot. “How to Direct Models” gives helpful tips for photographers to communicate with their subjects better. We included a short 4 minute video that was recorded during a location shoot demonstrating these suggestions in action.

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There are so many options for cloud backup storage today, but Amazon just announced a great plan for their Amazon Prime subscribers. Unlimited Photo Storage with Amazon Prime. I’ve been an Amazon Prime subscriber for a few years now and the perks just keep coming to make it worth the price of the membership. Not only […]

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Going Mobile

I like being productive: fixing things, cleaning rooms, building up cities, conquering countries, culling pictures. I like comfy things: beds, couches, car seats, fluffy stuff, shoes, pillows. So, what if… one could be productive AND comfortable!? With Lightroom Mobile, you can cull, edit, and amaze yourself with the productivity that you’ve had on the comfort of your own couch (and it […]

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A lot of self-employed creatives work from home. Photographers, web designers, graphic designers, video guys . . . me included. It’s convenient, cost-effective, and is a great option if you’re just starting out. But working from home is one of the hardest things to do. There are so many distractions . . . the internet, […]

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Building on the 3-2-1 Backup for Photographer’s plan, Building a Bulletproof Backup System gives tips on what hardware and software is needed for the plan to be foolproof.

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