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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Image Quality And How You’re Doing It Wrong

Oh, the fear! It’s a common misconception among photographers that an image’s PPI value dictates its resolution, that a magazine-quality print gets hijacked from a 600 x 400 pixel, 300 PPI image downloaded from a Web gallery. Well, that’s true, if that print is only 2 inches wide. But the greater truth is that an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Personal Brand Just Got More Personal

Stand out! Don’t be like everybody else! Personality! Style! We hear it all the time. We’re tired of hearing it. Today we’re doing something about it. Lately, we’ve talked about why you should watermark your images and how to do it proper-like. And, if you’ve been with us for any length of time, you know […]

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

Photo © James Foster 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 […]