Aperture Fades Away

Last July, Apple announced that development on Aperture would cease. Last October, Adobe announced an Aperture Import Plugin for Lightroom. Both announcements garnered groans from me. The writing was on the wall. It was time for me to finally become a Adobe switcher. To explain, I have to share a bit of background. I come […]

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Adding New Volumes to Lightroom

When it’s time to replace a hard drive, RAID or Drobo with a newer, higher capacity one; how do it get integrated into Lightroom? There are three scenarios for this: 1.) Rename the new volume with the name of the old one, 2.) Add the new one to the volumes in the Folder tab or […]

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When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2’s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and draw attention toward my subject in the center. Trouble was, my subject wasn’t always in the center, and I wanted to be able to place the bright center of […]

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Adobe’s new Shake Reduction tool is great for fixing a blurry image due to camera shake. It’s not a replacement for solid photography skills. It should only be used as a last resort.

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Developing a file structure is one of the first steps in creating your workflow. Whether you’re using Lightroom to manage your library or Bridge to view folders of photos, it’s much easier to find a specific photo if you use a descriptive filename. In my personal workflow, I include the date, project name, and image […]

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Developing a file structure is one of the first steps in creating your workflow. Whether you’re using Lightroom to manage your library or Bridge to view folders of photos, it’s much easier to find a specific photo if you use a descriptive filename. In my personal workflow, I include the date, project name, and image […]

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One of Lightroom’s powerful features is an easy-to-use slideshow module. Slideshows are a great way to showcase your photos to friends, family and clients. Some wedding photographers even offer a same-day slideshow running on their laptop while at the reception. You can even save your favorite slideshow settings as a template, making it fast and […]

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