Archive } April, 2010

Mastering HSL in Lightroom – Part 2 of 3

29. April 2010

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Mastering HSL in Lightroom – Part 2 of 3

In the first part of Mastering HSL in Lightroom, we covered exactly what the HSL is and how it is used. If you spent some time experimenting with the Color Checker DNG we provided you should have some sense of how Hue, Saturation and Luminance interact with the different colors. If not, jump back to […]

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Mastering HSL in Lightroom – Part 1 of 3

26. April 2010

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Mastering HSL in Lightroom – Part 1 of 3

Color – it’s the first aspect of a photograph most viewers ever notice. Colors bring an image to life, and mastering the color rendition of your image is of the utmost importance. Usually the color right from a RAW file is rather unimpressive, and needs some adjustment to make the image pop. To help manage […]

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The X-Equals RAW Challenge – And the winner is …

21. April 2010

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The X-Equals RAW Challenge – And the winner is …

Wow … just Wow! When we launched our RAW Challenge a few weeks ago we weren’t sure what to expect, and boy were we surprised! Over 50 of you sent in some great interpretations of what this image would like when given some intelligent post-processing in Lightroom. We were astounded by the quality of work […]

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Taking a byte out of bit depth – Jpeg vs. RAW

5. April 2010

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Taking a byte out of bit depth – Jpeg vs. RAW

Should I shoot RAW or should I shoot JPEG? That is the eternal question digital photographers struggle with day after day. Take a look at any photography message board or Flickr group and you will likely find a heated discussion weighing both sides of the issue. Proponents of each file type have strong arguments in […]

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Composition – A Modern Twist

1. April 2010

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Composition – A Modern Twist

Guest blogger Michelle Moore takes on a topic that doesn’t get discussed as often as it should: Composition. If you’re not familiar with Michelle’s work we suggest you check out her Photo Profile along with her perpetually insightful post on working with Natural Light. This girl has serious talent! Luckily for us all, Michelle is […]

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