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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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 […]

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 […]

Why Watermarks Matter (And How To Craft The Perfect One)

When it comes to protecting your images online, watermarks are not mere vanity, and can do far more than pronounce your copyright. Used strategically, watermarks are the best tool that you have. Guest author Matthew Campagna shows you how that watermark can be subtle, seductive, and secure. A Watermark Fail Story One of those sketchy […]

Creativity at 39,000 Feet

How do you edit your images when you are jetting across the sky at 39,000 feet and your photos are back in the office on a motionless external drive? If you are using Lightroom, you can thank Adobe for their Smart Previews feature as a solution to the ‘always connected’ problem. In this post we’ll […]