When cropping photos in Lightroom Classic, typically you would retain a horizontal crop for a horizontal image, and a vertical crop for a vertical image. But as you’ll learn in
(Editor’s note: Bob Coates is a photographer whose talents stretch over many genres. Bob has authored books and articles on photography. He has presented seminars and programs from Hawaii to the
The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about finishing studio portraits in Perfectly Clear, a camera’s exposure, traveling to Antarctica, cropping in
One of my most used tools in Lightroom Classic has to be the cropping tool. While simple at its core, it can have a substantial effect to your photographs. And
Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Florida-based wedding photographer Richie Acevedo. Richie was one of the first photographers mentored by Vanelli many years ago. Impressed with how far
A quick tip to save time by cropping in camera.
Welcome to a brand new feature — the Weekly Wrap-Up — a compendium of some of the articles published this week on Photofocus. Controlling the “feel” of an image with the
Did you know you can change the aspect ratio to 5:4 making it perfect for an 8×10 or 16×20 portrait? Here’s why you should consider changing the aspect ratio, essentially allowing you to crop in camera.
Learn when to crop for impact and when not to crop to ensure the image tells the real story
If you don’t have a clear direction or you are unsure of the final output size when shooting, consider shooting wide and cropping later. Here are a few examples of when shooting wide and cropping later saved the shot.
When you make a portrait, your aim should be for maximum impact. Emotion, lighting, and movement all lend impact to a picture, but the way you frame the photo also
How do I crop to a specific ratio? from Lightroom: Tips and Quick Fixes by Richard Harrington Learn strategies to crop to a specific aspect ratio inside Lightroom.
When the eyes are visible in a portrait, they should usually be the point of focus for the viewer–your viewer should snap right up to those eyes and linger there.
Alfred Stieglitz is a name many photographers may recognize as “a big deal” but also a name that they might not be well acquainted with. While Stieglitz sets a lot
In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to
Note: If the video doesn’t show up at first, please reload the page. How do I crop to a specific ratio? from Lightroom: Tips and Quick Fixes by Richard Harrington
Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped
Cropping is one of those fundamental tasks that everyone should know and is fairly intuitive, but I still get questions about it. I want to give you the essential skills
Modern headshots are often horizontal and cropped close, leaving the top of the head out of the frame. I prefer this style and am always cutting off the top of
You’ve probably heard of the Rule of Thirds — I learned about it in middle school art classes, and art history in college. It’s a terrific tool for guiding composition
Cropping is a great tool that we, as photographers, have in our arsenal. It has the ability to transform a good photo into a better photo or a marginal photo