Tag Archive | "Best Practices"

$49.99 – XeL 2.0 – Bundle – The Complete XeL:Toolkit!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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** ALL X-EQUALS PRESETS ARE 100% LIGHTROOM 4 and 5 COMPATIBLE ** Ohhhhhhhhhhh SNAP! Yep, we did it. Time to go ALL IN on the XeL Platform … which is the best way to get the only COMPLETE digital darkroom and non-destructive toolkit for Lightroom. If you bought the entire XeL Suite separately you’d drop […]

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$29.99 – XeL 2.0 – Color Film Emulations

Monday, May 6, 2013

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** ALL X-EQUALS PRESETS ARE 100% LIGHTROOM 4 and 5 COMPATIBLE ** XeL: Color features 250+ presets, and represents the largest, most complete compilation of professional color film emulations available for Lightroom 4 and 5 – including numerous auxiliary presets that allow you to further develop your images in the style of traditional film techniques […]

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 3 of 4

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 3 of 4

Welcome to Part 3 of Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom! So far in this series we have looked at the process required to organize (Part 1) and captioning and filtering your images (Part 2) to create a simple and easy to navigate Lightroom catalog. In this tutorial, Part 3 of the series, we […]

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Embracing the Shadows with X-Equals XeL

Monday, April 1, 2013

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Embracing the Shadows with X-Equals XeL

I’ve been shooting jazz concerts for a while now, and lately I’ve been thinking about what makes a concert shot iconic. In many cases, the viewer of  a particular concert photo will have no idea who the artist is, so one way to keep the viewer interested is to express a mood – an atmosphere […]

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 2 of 4

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 2 of 4

In the Part 1 of this 4 part series, we had an in depth look at how to import your images from your camera into your Lightroom catalog. We looked at how by applying presets and folder structures we could start to create an easy to navigate image storage solution. In this second part of […]

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 1 of 4

Thursday, February 7, 2013

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Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 1 of 4

This is the first installment of a 4 part series of blog posts where we will be looking at taking your images through the Lightroom 4 workflow. In this first part of the series we will be looking at how to use the Import Controls in Lightroom 4 to organize your images and create back-ups. […]

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 3

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of this series on using the Web module in Lightroom 4 to create a serious website. In Part 1, I showed that the Web module as it’s supplied with Lightroom is simply not capable of doing the job for a professional or serious amateur photographer. Part 2 I looked at a […]

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 2

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I looked at the native Lightroom Web module to see if it was usable as a way of constructing a professional web site. To say that it failed to meet my needs would be something of an understatement – it is, frankly, unworthy of the rest of the application. […]

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 1

Monday, October 15, 2012

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Using the Lightroom 4 Web module – Part 1

Just how useful is the Lightroom Web module? This is the first of a 3 part series on using Lightroom as part of a website creation workflow. Here in Part 1 I’ll cover how well (or not) the vanilla module fits into creating a real-life website based on my own personal experience. Part 2 will […]

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The X-Equals – XeL Education Center

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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The X-Equals – XeL Education Center

We’re psyched to launch the XeL Education Center! If you’re a new XeL Customer, or a prospective customer trying to get a feel for what XeL is, and how it differs from the abundance of free non-professional Presets out there, this is the place! Simply put, here’s the knowledge bomb on how to take your […]

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