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Super Important Habits for Saving Photographs part 2
Quick Tip: Detailed Clipping Preview
Super Important Habits for Saving Photographs part 1
How to Make Your Photos Look Great with Curves Layers in Luminar
How to use LUTs, Luminar 2018 and RAW DJI to Perfect Drone Photos
Quick Tip: Locking the Attribute Filters
Creating LUTs in Photoshop
What the heck are LUTs?
Photographic Test Kitchen: 3 Light Setup
Star Rating Strategy
Quick Tip: Reject Before Delete
How to safely destroy your old internal hard drives

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How to Make Your Photos Look Great with Curves Layers in Luminar

Curves layers are one of the most misunderstood, yet more powerful adjustments you can make. Our images are all made up of pixels, which each have values for color and luminosity. With Curves adjustments, we can remap the pixels’ values for these, changing them to be brighter or darker, or changing their color.  In Skylum Software’s Luminar you can add multiple curves filters, and make each layer target very specific parts of your image.  This will give your images more depth, dimension, and beautiful color.

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Quick Tip: Locking the Attribute Filters

In some cases you may want to “lock” the filter criteria you’ve set in Lightroom when searching for a particular image, so the same filter criteria will remain in place even as you navigate among different folders. In this quick

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Look Up Tables (LUT) can change and even correct colors.

Creating LUTs in Photoshop

LUTs are Look Up Tables. They are really easy to create in Photoshop for use in other programs like Premiere Pro for motion and Luminar 2018 for still photographs. This video from Rich Harrington shows you how. Building a LUT

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LUTs

What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A LUT is a file that transforms one range of colors

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Photographic Test Kitchen: 3 Light Setup

Work made with 3 speed lights Here’s the equipment used to create this photograph: Nikon D810 Nikon 105mm Macro lens 3 Nissin Di700A speedlights Nissan Carbon Fiber Light Stand Nissan Air 1 transmitter Rogue XL2 Flashbender Rogue large Flashbender Rogue

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Star ratings in Lightroom CC Classic Survey Mode

Star Rating Strategy

While there are a variety of methods available for identifying your favorite photos from a given trip or photo shoot, star ratings remain a popular solution for this purpose. Star ratings are widely supported and somewhat easy to understand. But

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Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Reject Before Delete

If you prefer to delete your not-so-great photos so you only keep your best work, you may want to add an extra step to your workflow just to be safe. In this quick tip, I’ll share how you can use

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smackdown

How to safely destroy your old internal hard drives

(Editor’s note: Please observe safety precautions before using power tools mentioned in this article. Author Eilenberg explains ways of making certain no one can access data on discarded hard drives using various methods to physically disable them.) This is the year

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Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

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Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Locking the Attribute Filters

In some cases you may want to “lock” the filter criteria you’ve set in Lightroom when searching for a particular image, so the same filter criteria will remain in place even as you navigate among different folders. In this quick

Read More
Look Up Tables (LUT) can change and even correct colors.

Creating LUTs in Photoshop

LUTs are Look Up Tables. They are really easy to create in Photoshop for use in other programs like Premiere Pro for motion and Luminar 2018 for still photographs. This video from Rich Harrington shows you how. Building a LUT

Read More
LUTs

What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A LUT is a file that transforms one range of colors

Read More
Keiko-1

Photographic Test Kitchen: 3 Light Setup

Work made with 3 speed lights Here’s the equipment used to create this photograph: Nikon D810 Nikon 105mm Macro lens 3 Nissin Di700A speedlights Nissan Carbon Fiber Light Stand Nissan Air 1 transmitter Rogue XL2 Flashbender Rogue large Flashbender Rogue

Read More
Star ratings in Lightroom CC Classic Survey Mode

Star Rating Strategy

While there are a variety of methods available for identifying your favorite photos from a given trip or photo shoot, star ratings remain a popular solution for this purpose. Star ratings are widely supported and somewhat easy to understand. But

Read More
Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Reject Before Delete

If you prefer to delete your not-so-great photos so you only keep your best work, you may want to add an extra step to your workflow just to be safe. In this quick tip, I’ll share how you can use

Read More
smackdown

How to safely destroy your old internal hard drives

(Editor’s note: Please observe safety precautions before using power tools mentioned in this article. Author Eilenberg explains ways of making certain no one can access data on discarded hard drives using various methods to physically disable them.) This is the year

Read More
Featured

Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

Read More

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