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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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We’ve featured Glove and Boots on Photofocus once before. Their Vertical Video Syndrome PSA is a classic. They’re also done a Photoshop tutorial that’s absolutely crazy (but mostly accurate).  Enjoy a little light-hearted humor. They even offer downloads to follow along. This Post Sponsored by: Drobo. A family of Safe, Simple, and Expandable storage systems for […]

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CONFORM

After consolidating source media on the DAM drives, everything is now in one place. Along the way, it is likely that some duplicate data has been created and some media has been copied that we really do not need. At this point, the DAM drives look something like this:

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Moire no more

Moiré is the name for swirling, oddly colorful artifacts  Moiré is usually seen in a tightly woven fabric, plaid textures or a tweed style jacket. Moiré doesn’t pop up very often. When it does, it’s pretty much a full on disaster for the photograph. The screenshot below shows moiré in all of its colorful, turbulent, image ruining […]

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Nikon D700, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6mm VR lens @70mm, f/7.1, 1/80s, ISO 800.

White Balance is all about the color of light, and the best reason to shoot RAW is the freedom to adjust the white balance with great power in post production. But what’s up with Lightroom’s White Balance Slider? Why is it backwards? Keep Cool, Like 2000 Kelvin If you’ve shot in RAW, you’ll notice the top white […]

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When you’re designing a page or setting out items in Photoshop its sometimes helpful to have the rulers to help mark distance or starting points. By default the 0,0 point is set to the top left corner but this can be changed; Viewing Rulers and Setting the Units To view rulers press Ctl+R (PC) or […]

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