CULL

Up until this point, we have been adding to our DAM drives. Consolidation gathered everything together. Conformation added both order and context to the working DAM drive while identifying possible duplicates within it. Now, act on this information and begin to cull the repository of duplicate data and media you do not need to process.

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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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This is a guest post by wedding cinematographer Ray Roman, but it applies to all photographers.  Ray’s currently on tour helping photographers expand their job opportunities by adding video. In our industry, every client is angling for a deal. How do you create lasting memories for your newlyweds without putting a hole in your own pocket? […]

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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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