When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2’s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and draw attention toward my subject in the center. Trouble was, my subject wasn’t always in the center, and I wanted to be able to place the bright center of […]
Developing a file structure is one of the first steps in creating your workflow. Whether you’re using Lightroom to manage your library or Bridge to view folders of photos, it’s much easier to find a specific photo if you use a descriptive filename. In my personal workflow, I include the date, project name, and image […]
It’s a new year, and that means updating your copyright information! For photographers, this oftentimes means making updates in more than one place, like your Camera, post-processing software (such as Adobe Lightroom), and possibly your website. On Your Camera All camera models will be a little different, but they should each have a place to enter your […]
Earlier this year, I visited a bunch of gorgeous locations throughout the southwest US. If you want to know what it’s like to have your jaw drop wide open, just head over to areas like White Pocket in the Vermilion Cliffs of Arizona. I honestly have never seen landscapes quite like the ones over there. […]
One of Lightroom’s powerful features is an easy-to-use slideshow module. Slideshows are a great way to showcase your photos to friends, family and clients. Some wedding photographers even offer a same-day slideshow running on their laptop while at the reception. You can even save your favorite slideshow settings as a template, making it fast and […]
Editor’s Note: This week, we’re focussing on onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite. We’ve asked several Photofocus writers to each make a tutorial. We’ll also have a free preset pack at the end of the week for you. In this onOne “Perfect Inspiration” video, I show how I process one of my food photograph’s using Lightroom 5 and […]
Lightroom’s presets make it easy to add your copyright information to all image you import. If you haven’t created a copyright preset, now is a perfect time to do so. If you did, make sure you update your information for 2015.