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How XEQUALS Is Staying Ahead Of The Curve — And How You Can Too

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

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How XEQUALS Is Staying Ahead Of The Curve — And How You Can Too

We know, we know. Better equipment does NOT mean better photographs. Sheesh, we’ve heard it already. But it’s hard to know which piece of equipment is worth your coin and which equipment is a waste. That fear can paralyze you into what we’ve come to know as analysis paralysis. It keeps you from making a […]

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How To Grow Your Photography Business By Focusing On ONE Thing

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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How To Grow Your Photography Business By Focusing On ONE Thing

We know what focus means in photography, but do you know what it means in your photography business? In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his genius theory of relativity, which became one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century. For the three years prior, Einstein completely devoted himself to work on this theory, […]

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How I Use Lightroom Mobile To Stay Sane (Part 2)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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How I Use Lightroom Mobile To Stay Sane (Part 2)

In Part 1, I saved you from the early onset of scoliosis. Being chained to your desk while editing your images is very dangerous and wrought with peril. Now it’s time we take ourselves away from our desktop monitors and venture, bravely, blinking-ly, into a new mobile territory. Let’s pick up where we left off […]

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The Complete Guide To The New Lightroom Import Dialog

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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The Complete Guide To The New Lightroom Import Dialog

Adobe pushed out the latest update to Lightroom last week, version 6.2, and it came with one major change – the way you import your photographs. Not just a few tweaks here and there, but a completely new system. A lot is different, a few things have moved, and a couple of things are missing. […]

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How I Use Lightroom Mobile To Stay Sane (Part 1)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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How I Use Lightroom Mobile To Stay Sane (Part 1)

You’ve been chained to that desktop for hours, haven’t you? I can tell. Your eyes are puffy. A little red, too. And you’re beginning to slouch. Remember the good ‘ol days? There used to be joy in photo processing – and by joy I mean the calming high you got from playing in a dark […]

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Shooting With Clarity and Purpose

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Shooting With Clarity and Purpose

Learn From The Best With pounds of gear on his back, Ansel Adams hiked his way to some of the most desolate places on earth to capture some of the most phenomenal images of our time. Many people marvel at his work and ask how someone could have been such a prolific image maker. But […]

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Size DOES Matter; Shooting Tethered In Lightroom

Monday, September 14, 2015

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Size DOES Matter; Shooting Tethered In Lightroom

Long a standard practiced by studio and commercial photographers, shooting tethered should be an essential part of your photography. It may seem a bit intimidating at first but you probably already have all the necessary equipment for shooting tethered, and setting things up is not at all difficult. Got a camera? Good. Got a computer […]

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Making the Eyes Pop: Lightroom CC Update

Monday, August 3, 2015

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Making the Eyes Pop: Lightroom CC Update

In recent years, we’ve taught you how to make the eyes pop in Lightroom 3 and Lightroom 4, and now we’re back with a slick new way of doing it in Lightroom CC. The main functionality I’ll discuss in this update has been available since Lightroom 5, but there’s a new addition to Lightroom CC […]

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Don’t lose grandma! Lightroom CC’s Face Detection

Monday, July 20, 2015

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Don’t lose grandma! Lightroom CC’s Face Detection

The Problem With Keeping So Many Photos; And It’s Only Going To Get Worse Imagine if you will; before you is a table stretching 40 feet long and 10 feet wide. The table is entirely covered with shoeboxes. Each box is packed full, end to end, with 4×6” photos spanning the entirety of your time […]

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Build The Watermark People Talk About

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Build The Watermark People Talk About

We previously discussed what makes a good watermark and how it can help potential clients find the real you. Now, let’s get down to business using Lightroom and Photoshop to construct our watermarks! Lightroom’s Simple Copyright Watermark Lightroom’s Simple Copyright Watermark pulls text from each image’s Copyright metadata field and renders it in the lower […]

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