My Favorite Lightroom 5 Feature – Smart Previews

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Lightroom 5 has been out for a few months but to be truthful, I didn’t upgrade right away. One reason is that I was pretty happy with Lightroom 4 and didn’t really see any reason to upgrade. That was then, but now that I’m using it, I am kicking myself for not making the switch […]

Adobe Announces New Creative Cloud Option for Photographers


If you weren’t watching the Photoshop World Keynote Live Stream yesterday, or paying attention to Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, then you might possibly have missed one of the biggest announcements of the year as it relates to the world of photography. As you might already know, a while back Adobe changed their business model for […]

Exporting Print Layouts in Lightroom

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This weekend I received an email from a blog reader who was having difficulty exporting images in Lightroom. She had created a multi-image template with a watermark and she wanted to export it to use in her blog. The problem is that every time she went to export them, she would end up with separate […]

Lightroom Updated for Retina Displays

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It doesn’t actually come out and say it in the Lightroom 4.3 release candidate description but there is one little mention of support for HiDPI displays. Now I am just going out on a limb here but there isn’t a display around that is much higher than the Retina display of my MacBookPro (2880×1800). Of […]

Creating Time Lapse from Raw Files

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One of the really useful nuggets I picked up in the Post Production World classes I took at NAB came from the Time Lapse workshop instructed by my buddy Rich Harrington. Rich is a mad genious when it comes to video so I was really happy to have the opportunity to learn a few things […]