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Getting your images into Capture One Pro 20
Adobe previews seamless iOS import into Lightroom
Understanding Lightroom catalogs
Understanding Lightroom Classic’s import dialog
Quick Tip: Share your Perfectly Clear presets to a new machine
Cheap gear doesn’t always mean good gear
Quick Tip: Import to this Folder
Why is Lightroom Importing my Images out of Order?
Leveraging Lightroom Templates
Speed Up your Import Workflow with a New Card Reader
Building Standard Previews in Lightroom
Merging Lightroom Catalogs in 5 Easy Steps

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Cheap gear doesn’t always mean good gear

There’s an old saying — you get what you pay for. And the same rings true when it comes to camera gear. While the big industry leaders like B&H, Hunt’s, Adorama and others are authorized dealers. Their gear comes from

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Photofocus Quick Tip Lightroom

Quick Tip: Import to this Folder

When it comes to keeping your Lightroom catalog tidy and organized, the import stage of your workflow is critically important. In this quick tip, you’ll learn a great shortcut for importing new photos into an existing folder, enabling you to

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Leveraging Lightroom Templates

One of the main reasons we use Lightroom is that it makes our entire digital workflow so much more efficient than using a combination of other tools. A key to getting the most out of Lightroom is to gain mastery

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Building Standard Previews in Lightroom

It’s no secret that Lightroom can run a bit sluggish at times, especially when trying to render previews of high-megapixel files from cameras like the Nikon D810, Canon 5DS R, or the Sony A7r II. I hate staring at the

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Merging Lightroom Catalogs in 5 Easy Steps

I have two computers – a beautiful 5K iMac at my studio, and a MacBook Pro that I travel with. My schedule can get crazy, especially when I’m traveling 2-3 weeks in a given month. It’s not practical to take my entire photo library with me when I travel, so I often find myself creating a temporary catalog on my laptop and merging it with my main catalog back at the studio.

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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Five exercises to help you see

We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The question is how can you make your images different from anyone else’s? “The real voyage of discovery consists not

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