Long-Exposure Photography – Part 3 of 3

In this, the third and last installment of our series on long-exposure photography, we are going to look into three advances uses of the technique.  In Part 2 we examined how to do a basic long-exposure shot of still water. This part assumes that you are a little better equipped (with tripod and filters) and […]

Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 4 of 4

Welcome to Part 4 of Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom! So far in this series we have looked at the process required to organize your images (Part 1), captioning and filtering your images (Part 2), and using the Develop Module in Lightroom (Part 3) to create a simple and easy to navigate Lightroom catalog. […]

Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 3 of 4

Welcome to Part 3 of Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom! So far in this series we have looked at the process required to organize (Part 1) and captioning and filtering your images (Part 2) to create a simple and easy to navigate Lightroom catalog. In this tutorial, Part 3 of the series, we […]

Importing and Backing Up Images in Lightroom – Part 1 of 4

In this first part of the series we will be looking at how to use the Import Controls in Lightroom 4 to organize your images and create back-ups. The most important thing to remember when reading this series of blog posts is that the way in which I take my images through Lightroom. Tailoring the […]

Grab your Toga, it’s a Link Party!

We have a huge repository or photography and workflow related links … and we realized it’s high time we started sharing them! The Best Thing I Ever Did Was Quit Professional Photography The Definitive Guide To Corporate Event Photography Introduction to the Tools of Long Exposure Photography Location Photography: How to Comprehensively Capture a City, […]

Advanced Dodging & Burning in Lightroom 4

Dodging and burning (or local exposure adjustment) is one of the fastest ways to improve your images, so it’s no wonder we use it a lot around here. It’s one of the oldest tricks in the books, and can do things like: Focus attention on the subject Shape and flatter the subject Increase dynamic range […]

Making the Eyes Pop in Lightroom 4

In the past we’ve covered making the eyes pop in Lightroom 3 using adjustment brushes, but the introduction of Lightroom 4 has made the entire process much faster and less complicated. Now, using the adjustment brush too and new preset, we can achieve the same—maybe better—results than in version 3. Lightroom 4 introduced adjustment brush […]

Working with the Lightroom 4 Map Module

There are numerous reasons why you might want to geotag your photographs, and if you give me a couple of minutes, I may be able to think of one. Actually, ‘because you can’ is probably sufficient reason and, anyway, it’s nice to be able to see exactly where a picture that you like was taken […]

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