As Summer winds down to a close here in Chicago, we’ve taken some time to reflect on the past few seasons and some of our favorite posts.
These little gems are a small taste of our upcoming Best Practices in Workflow book coming out in December*.
We guarantee one of the below posts will shave 10 minutes or more off of your existing workflow(s) or our name isn’t X-Equals!
The Name Game – Keywording and Tagging in Lightroom
We got lucky on this one because master Lightroom Guru Scott Rouse walks through all you need to know to become a master working with keywords in Lightroom.
Sharpening in Lightroom
Our resident author and master-in-workflow Mike Gray delivers a special 2-part series that teaches you all the Jedi mind tricks necessary to master sharpening in Lightroom
Making Your Mark – Watermarking with Lightroom
Rob Sylvan from Photofocus shares his insights and expertise to deliver all things related to watermarking your images in Lightroom like a pro.
Monochrome Mojo – Mixing in Grayscale
Good things come in 2’s, and this is no exception. We go through a mountain of approaches to converting your images to grayscale and sweeten the deal … with 15+ FREE Lightroom Presets available for download.
Film to Digital – Scanning Essentials 101
Got a roll of film in your hands and want to best utilize your scanner for post-processing in Lightroom? … there’s a post for that.
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way
Go under the hood too see exactly how we organize, store, and catalog images in Lightroom … over 2 milion and counting
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way – A Prelude
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way – Part 1 of 4
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way – Part 2 of 4
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way – Part 3 of 4
Digital Asset Management – The X= Way – Part 4 of 4
Smart Is As Smart Does – Photoshop Smart Objects
Photoshop Smart Objects are one of the most under-rated features in Photoshop. Mike Gray explains how to take advantage of them in your Lightroom workflow.
Proportional Exposure Management
When you must tweak exposure proportionally across many images … and Syncing fails you … accept no substitute!
Presets and Adobe Camera Raw – A Match Made in Heaven
Many Lightroom users are unaware that they can convert their favorite Lightroom presets over to ACR. Here’s a straightforward workflow that streamlines the conversion process using the metadata power of Adobe’s DNG file format.
Lightning Quick Galleries
Create and preview multiple versions of images utilizing varying presets with nothing more than a few simple key commands and a few minutes in the Web Module.
*not ALL of the above posts will be included in our Lightroom Best Practices in Workflow book