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Guest Post by Gerard Murphy - Follow Gerard on Twitter In this guest tutorial, take a look at how a photo can be saved using some of the recovery tools in Photoshop Lightroom.  In this real world workflow Gerard shows many techniques to organize and improve photos.  Watch as he compares multiple images using a Survey View.  He […]

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Rich Harrington has a very special guest on this week’s show. We’re joined by Bryan O’Neil Hughes from Adobe.  He’s the Senior Product Manager for Adobe Photoshop and works on many of the projects that Adobe builds for photographers.  What many don’t know is that Bryan has an extensive career in photography as well and that he’s written a handful of books and authored courses to share his love of photography and photo restoration.

This week show answers a ton of questions about how Photoshop gets made.  You’ll learn how Adobe creates dramatic advances that benefit photographers worldwide.

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We’re excited to welcome Nicole S. Young as a regular contributor. Be sure to circle her on Google +. You can also get the video here — https://vimeo.com/70253905 If you want to save GPS data to your images but don’t have a GPS device or camera that will automatically embed GPS data to your images, then why not use your […]

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Editor’s note: We’re excited to welcome Nicole S. Young as a regular contributor. Be sure to circle her on Google +. One post-processing question that pops up from time-to-time is how to get a “soft” look when post-processing your images. To create this look there are just two settings and adjustments you’ll want to really focus on: […]

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Guest Post by Gerard Murphy – Follow Gerard on Twitter I have watched hundreds of photographers use Lightroom. Most people we work with love this amazing photo editing and photo management program from Adobe. After watching loads of photographers stumble around to find photos using folders and collections, I can only think of a handful […]

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Guest Post & Photos by Levi Sim – Circle Levi on Google+ Join Levi Sim as he walks you through how to set up a catalog in the new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Public Beta. This is an excellent tutorial to get you up and running right away. The Lightroom5 Beta is a great opportunity […]

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In this tutorial I show you how to take make HDR images look even better.  I take a three exposure bracket processed in Photomatix Pro and export a 16-bit TIFF file.  This can then be opened in Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom for additional finesse.  Enhancements include negative clarity, a graduated filter, and a post-crop […]

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We’d like to share a few things from Adobe about the new Photoshop Lightroom Public Beta Radial Filter Busy backgrounds or bright colors can distract viewers from the focal point of an image. Photographers may try to reduce the distraction by cropping an image, but this can result in the loss of interesting detail and […]

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Want a sneak peak at the next version of  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5?  Adobe just announced the availability of a public beta.  A beta is geek speak for when a product is ready for testing, but isn’t shipping yet.  The Lightroom 5 beta offers a free, public preview of new features and tools that will […]

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  PART 2: CATALOGs: Sets & Collections Guest Post & Photo by Stephan Bollinger – Circle Stephan on Google+ The process of cataloging our images is one of the most important (and daunting) parts of our daily life’s as photographers. Pixels are cheap, and we fill our memory cards with hundreds (if not thousands) of images on every […]

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Please note this is a post about my experience. Yours may be very different. I am not saying this is the best or only way to do this. I am saying this is what I figured out for me. Treat it as a starting point for your own experience and go from there. Step 1.  […]

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Okay – in short – I’ve had it with Apple. Ever since Steve passed, the company has seemed to be off course – not financially – but in regards to vision. Even before Steve passed, we saw the Final Cut Pro debacle – turning one of the most successful professional video editing applications into a […]

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Adobe released the beta version of Lightroom 4. Here are just some of the killer new features: 1. MUCH better video integration 2. Soft proofing 3. Better geotagging 4. New shadow/highlight controls 5. Photo books via Blurb – (Will this be the end of Aperture for Scott Kelby who primarily liked Aperture’s photo books feature:)) […]

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NOTE: Guest Post by Laura Shoe — Follow Laura on Facebook Keywords let you assign terms that you can use to recall them later via search in Lightroom. For an ocean photo of mine, examples might be Oregon, Seaside, coast, seascape, sunset. Keywording your photos will make finding them so much easier and faster, so […]

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Guest Photo & Post By http://www.NatCoalson.com – Follow Nat on Twitter One of the most exciting features introduced in Lightroom 3 is the new Lens Corrections panel. These controls allow you to correct optical distortion and other lens artifacts such as chromatic aberration and vignetting. This is a big step forward in image editing. Until […]

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I use Aperture. There. I said it. I am an oddball I guess, since according to Adobe at least, three times more people use Lightroom. Of course, if you are a Windows user, you have no choice. If it boils down to Aperture or Lightroom, Aperture doesn’t run on Windows machines so Lightroom it is. […]

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Authors: Tim Grey and Mikkel Aaland Publisher: Adobe Press/Peachpit Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon Some people learn more by watching than by reading. I know that I first learned about how to use Lightroom in videos by the redoubtable Michael Reichmann and Jeff Schewe, but that was mostly because they were the first out […]

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Shayne from Edmonton, Canada wrote in to ask this question: “How do I get my LR DNG files into A3? I cannot seem to get my RAW file out of the DNG containers. I do not want to export from LR to jpg to import into A3.” Shayne we’ve received that question from others and […]

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Author: Scott Kelby Publisher: New Riders Review by Conrad J. Obregon Don’t blame Scott Kelby if his Lightroom (“LR”) instruction books keep getting larger. Blame Adobe for adding more and more capabilities to this piece of software. But at least the software hasn’t yet become “bloatware”. And the new capabilities really do add something to […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: We usually run book reviews on Sundays but since our Photofocus Podcast publish date falls on a Sunday this month we’re running the book review on Saturday. Vision & Voice Author: David duChemin Publisher: New Riders (Peachpit) Review by Conrad J. Obregon Most of the books about using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop explain […]

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