I've talked to a lot of photographers through the years who wish they could go to a photo conference. I, of course, realize that budgeting for a trip and getting time off work can be hard, but let me tell you it's worth it. Return on investment Why should you go to a conference? Simply put to take your skills to the next level. I'm all for online learning and books. But face to face learning is the most effective. Especially when you combine it with the chance to truly interact with the content. Hands down, the biggest bang for the buck for … [Read more...] about Photoshop World — Save $100 on the friendliest photo conference you’ll ever go to
A photowalk is a fun time to get your camera and get together with other photographers. You're sure to learn some new techniques, check out other shooter's ideas, and you're guaranteed make some new friends with similar interests. Those who attend the photowalk will have a chance to win a license for Perfectly Clear software or a ticket to attend KelbyOne's seminar with RC Conception on the 16th. This is a free event. When: Tuesday September 15th, 2015 6:30pm Where: Sheraton Hotel 1500 Convention Center Dr, Arlington, TX 76011 What to … [Read more...] about Photowalk: Arlington, TX with Levi Sim
We were pleased to have Moose Peterson join us recently in the studio to talk to us about some of his new projects and share photo tips. We'll have his interview released soon. But you can catch up and learn about his latest project on aviation photography. Hosted by Moose Peterson & Scott Kelby September 12th, 2014, at 7pm EDT Reserve your space Signup Here for Free Soar the Skies Join Moose Peterson, world-renowned wildlife and aviation photographer, alongside Scott Kelby, for a live webcast of the world premiere of Mooses latest … [Read more...] about A Free Webinar on Aviation Photography
We've got a bunch of winners (and we couldn't be happier)... Thanks to the great folks at KelbyOne, we've given away 10 tickets to Photoshop World and a Canon Camera. First off, the grand prize winner is Daniel Kramer () Daniel has actually attended Photoshop World a few times and can't wait to go back! "I'm so excited to go to Photoshop World, always my favorite conference can't wait to go shooting with the camera." He will enjoy exploring eight different tracks of learning and putting all the new Adobe, design, and photography knowledge … [Read more...] about We Have a Winner (Actually Several) for Our Photoshop World Contest
Editor's Note: The cheapest rate for Photoshop World ends August 5. Click here to save $150 off the full price. We'll be holding a get together for Photofocus readers. Photoshop World Conference will mark it's 30th event this September in Las Vegas. I've gone to every event except one. I found myself reminiscing on my first conference when I heard Photofocus was giving away 10 tickets to the event. I quickly listed several reasons why you should attend, then I decided to make it entertaining. I wrote a self-reflecting story on my Photoshop … [Read more...] about Photoshop World turns 30: Why should you attend this year?
You've heard us gush about how awesome Photoshop World is. Well now you don't have to take our word for it, you can simply take it for a test drive TONIGHT. Photoshop World-A-Thon Get ready for a night filled with the latest, greatest, coolest tips and techniques taught by top Photoshop World Instructors. These teachable moments will be available to you during our LIVE webcast event. July 24, 2014 7:00pm EDT Sign up now to be reminded the day of the event and to grab your FREE virtual swag bag full of goodies from KelbyOne and other … [Read more...] about Get a Free Taste of Photoshop World Tonight
Our friends at KelbyOne have a free seminar today on switching from Aperture to Lightroom. This might be helpful to those of you thinking of switching. The event is today and you can register here. Aperture to Lightroom June 30, 2014 | 7:00pm ET Come and join the Lightroom Pros: Scott Kelby & Matt Kloskowski for a free Webcast where we'll teach you, step-by-step how to make the transition from Aperture to Lightroom fast, easy and fun. We'll show you how to make your switch painless and hassle-free, plus we'll have plenty of giveaways … [Read more...] about Free Webinar on Migrating from Aperture
If you want to learn more about Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography don't miss Photoshop World September 3-5, 2014 in Las Vegas. Want the best price? Then you need to act now. We've partnered with KelbyOne (the producers) to get you a fantastic deal. Get 3 full days of training for only $475. That's $224 off the regular price for the event (but you must register on or before June 2, 2014). Click here to register and be sure to use our special code PSWFOCUS414. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQb7ar5Ow38 The Deadline to Get the Best Price … [Read more...] about Photoshop World Deal — Only $475 (Register By 6/2/2014)
Editors Note: We're pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski. When Lightroom 5 released, Adobe made it so the Spot Removal tool was actually a brush. Before LR5, it was simply just a circle. All you could do was remove tiny spots (and maybe some larger spots if you were creative). But in LR5, now you can brush just like you could with any other brush, and it makes for a great retouching tool. But theres two key tips that help out a lot in making it a better tool for retouching. Lets take a … [Read more...] about Retouching Tips in Lightroom with Matt Kloskowski
Editors Note: We're pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski. Starting with Lightroom 5, Adobe released something called a Smart Preview. Its basically a preview of your photo, thats big enough to let you work on your photos even if the drive theyre on isn't connected. Why Use Smart Previews Smart Previews are a great option for people who like to stay mobile because they don't always need to keep their external drives with them. So whats the tradeoff? Why not build a Smart Preview for everything? Well, they take up space on your … [Read more...] about Do Lightroom Smart Previews Really Take Up Much Space?
Editors Note: We're pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski. This video is all about folders. Its probably one of the most-asked-about topics I hear from Lightroom users everywhere. The Folders panel in the Library module is where your photos are stored. So, before keywords, collections, stars, ratings, smart collections or anything else like that, you have folders in their simplest form. And understanding how that panel works is important. So heres a few little tips and tricks around working with folders that can make it a little … [Read more...] about Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom