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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

X-Equals Image Kit – Vol. 1

You’re looking for our killer presets, right? Don’t worry, you’re not crazy. You’ve come to the right place. We just did some house cleaning. All of the presets that were here are now available in our XEQUALS Bundle. Plus a few surprises too. What are you waiting for? Whether you’re an enthusiast, a fanatic, or […]

Lightroom Preset – Holga

If you’ve never heard of a Holga, trust me when I tell you it can quickly become an obsession! 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 this plastic camera with […]

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 […]

Lightroom Preset – Morning Blue

This little gem comes from a recent trip to I took to New York and the beautiful mornings I spent there shooting around the Madison Square Garden area in mid-town. I love the blue hue that casts over the shadows in the morning light. So I’m bringing this mood to you for use in your […]