Tag Archive | "Presets"

Link Party – Grab a drink and dig in …

Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Link Party – Grab a drink and dig in …

I was cleaning up my laptop the other day in anticipation of my Lightroom 3 upgrade and I ran across a big hulkin’ list of bookmarks. So let’s have a good old fashion Link Party! There’s a good mix of Photoshop, Lightroom, and shooting tips in here along with a bunch of free downloads and […]

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Ryan Klos Reviews – “… some of the best and most useful presets I’ve used to date.”

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Ryan Klos Reviews – “… some of the best and most useful presets I’ve used to date.”

Ryan Klos over at Klos Photography has written a nice primer on why and how he is using our Preset Platform in his workflow. We’re convinced the next step in the evolution of Presets is to think of them as the supporting structures of an interchangeable platform that can exist as a foundation for being […]

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Preset Maintenance – staying organized and secure

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Preset Maintenance – staying organized and secure

Do you often look at your Preset palette in the Develop Module and find yourself overwhelmed with the possibilities, often in staggering disarray, making it hard to find what you are looking for? An overabundance of options can sometimes stifle creativity, and having a bunch of presets designed for graphic art does not aid you […]

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Lightroom Preset – Straight Muggin’

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

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Lightroom Preset – Straight Muggin’

As a special treat to all you preset hounds, we’re dropping a new Lightroom Preset for the first full week of 2010 which we’re calling Straight Muggin’. This preset takes some pieces and parts from all our previous black and white presets, and blends them into a fresh batch of photo crunching goodness. Here’s a […]

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X-equals.com + Digest – The Final Sneak Peek

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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X-equals.com + Digest – The Final Sneak Peek

We’ve been having a blast getting all the content ready for our second installment of the X-Equals + Digest. For those of you that haven’t yet signed up, you’re still in luck, because today we’re releasing the second issue here as well so you can see EXACTLY how we’re mixing things up! And remember, there’s […]

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X-Equals Image Kit – Vol. 1

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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X-Equals Image Kit  – Vol. 1

Throughout the last year or so we’ve had the pleasure of creating and sharing a series of extremely popular Lightroom Presets via the X-Equals Blog. As this category has grown, it’s become a bit of a challenge to find and download all the presets in an easy manner … until today. We’ve now taken all […]

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Lightroom Preset – Holga

Thursday, April 2, 2009

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Lightroom Preset – Holga

If you’ve never heard of a Holga, trust me when I tell you it’s one of my guilty pleasures. Being a digital photographer at heart, I still love to shoot a roll of 120 in my Holga. It’s not cheap shooting, developing, and printing images from this baby – but the unique look that comes […]

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Lightroom Preset – Polaroid 669

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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Lightroom Preset – Polaroid 669

Wayyyyyy back in February 2008, Polaroid announced it would cease production of all instant film. The New York Times recently published a piece on the legacy of the Polaroid – and it was with this that the reality of the situation took hold. And … unfortunately, our favorite Polaroid instant film of ALLLLL TIME – […]

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Lightroom Redux

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Lightroom Redux

I thought it would be a good time to post our favorite Lightroom tips, tricks, and just plain killer techniques for making your life … and … your workflow faster. Let’s get right to the goods! +LIGHTROOM 2.0 SHORTCUTS – CHEAT SHEET Our most popular download next to our presets. Memorize these, and you’ll cut […]

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Lightroom Preset – City Scapes

Friday, October 17, 2008

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Lightroom Preset – City Scapes

This month’s preset is inspired by the Chicago “L” Trains and the city-scape environments I like to shoot near the Halsted and West Lake Street line. I am always blown away by the edgy and oftentimes neglected parts of the line where many of these structures have stood for over 100 years. I’m constantly inspired […]

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