Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available on iBookstore & Scribd). Lightroom offers several different overlays to help with composing your crop. There is no right way to crop, after all the goals can be the removal of distractions, the changing of emotion, or technical requirement. But overlays are designed to help with all […]
Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available on iBookstore & Scribd). A crooked photo can be downright distracting (unless you really wanted it that way of course). Fortunately Lightroom makes it easy to fix an unbalanced ball head. But what happens if you need to rotate the image or even […]
Note: We’ve got two hangouts next week — Lightroom is Thursday with Scott Kelby and Business with Justin and Mary Marantz on Wednesday. You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win a Creative Cloud subscription from Adobe, as well […]
Keeping your Lightroom catalog safe is essential to preserving your hard work. After all, your catalog contains your organization (and possibly the bulk of your edits). The Quick Answer on Location So where should you store the catalog? The answer is it depends. Single computer: create a folder on your local hard drive, name it […]
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Lightroom Mobile was just released today for Android phones. We’re working up our review shortly, but here’s some info for those of you who’ve been anxiously waiting. The release is specifically for Android phones (and won’t work with all Android phones). You’ll need Android 4.1 or up. Key Features Here’s what you can expect to get. Access […]
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 […]