MAINLIGHT

The main light is the source of illumination for a picture. It’s the one that’s measured for exposure with an incident meter. Using one is explained in the Photofocus post Exposure Tactics: Incident Metering. It sets the mood for the photograph. It’s the one that all the other lights serve. It also provides the main […]

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Let’s continue our look at working with video in Lightroom.  In part 1 we explored Uses for Video, in part 2 Hard Drive Requirements for Video, and in part 3 Playing and Trimming Video.  Now let’s talk about adjusting tone and color of video clips. Adjusting Tone and Color Oftentimes, video is a medium that lacks contrast. This is because […]

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Let’s continue our look at working with video in Lightroom.  In part 1 we explored Uses for Video and in part 2 Hard Drive Requirements for Video.  Now let’s talk about playing video back and trimming clips.  Controlling Video Playback Once you have video files into Lightroom, it’s probably because you wanted to actually review them […]

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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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