Archive | March, 2010

Lightroom Week: White Balance Wednesday

March 31, 2010

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Lightroom Week: White Balance Wednesday

White balancing in LR is fast, easy and synchronize-able. The Quick Develop options in the Library module offers instant presets along with Temperature & Tint controls. My favorite click white balancing tool is the XRite Color Checker Passport. Besides setting a preset or custom white balance in camera, I hardly ever shoot anything these days […]

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3.30.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: David Stearn

March 30, 2010

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3.30.10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: David Stearn

Hey Gang, We have a cool weekly feature here on DPE: Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find. Each Tuesday I choose a photographer who I find on Twitter  who is . . . well, talented! I find ‘em by reading an interesting tweet and then by clicking on his or her web site. This week’s Talented Twitter […]

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Lightroom Week: Treatment Tuesday

March 30, 2010

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Lightroom Week: Treatment Tuesday

One of Lightroom’s great strengths is the speed at which it enables us to work with our imagery. Lightroom offers us flexibility and efficiency when ingesting a card full of photos, developing a batch of images, and even exporting to the web or printing. One of the ways in which we can speed up our […]

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Lightroom Week: Monochrome Monday

March 29, 2010

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Lightroom Week: Monochrome Monday

Lightroom has an outstanding conversion to black-and-white from color. In Lightroom 2 it is called Grayscale, and for the upcoming Lightroom 3, they have gone back to the traditional photographic term of black-and-white. Let’s look at converting a color image I shot in the ancient bristlecone pines in California. I recommend that you do your […]

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Per Your Request: Galapagos Photo Tips

March 29, 2010

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Per Your Request: Galapagos Photo Tips

All images © Rick Sammon. All rights reserved. One of our DPE podcast listener asked us about photographing in Galapagos. We addressed his questions on the show, but here are some of my photos that illustrate a few of the tips that Juan and I shared. Above: Always be ready for action. This short-ear owl […]

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Set Your Sights On Lightroom Sunday – And Stay Tuned All Week

March 28, 2010

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Set Your Sights On Lightroom Sunday – And Stay Tuned All Week

Photograph © Rick Sammon • All Rights Reserved We have a fun – and of course educational – week of posts planned for you here on DPE. We are devoting the entire week to tips on using Adobe Lightroom (version 2) – brought to you by some of our DPE gang members, as we like […]

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Servin’ Up Some Wildlife Tips on DTown

March 27, 2010

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Servin’ Up Some Wildlife Tips on DTown

Hey Gang, Here are a few of my favorite wildlife tips. Explore the light, Rick

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New Angles

March 26, 2010

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New Angles

Have you ever been to a field workshop or even a camera club field trip with a group of photographers? One thing you will often see is a line up of photographers with their cameras on tripods ready for the sunrise or sunset or any other great shot. They are logically in the same spot […]

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Targeted Color Adjustments in Lightroom

March 25, 2010

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Targeted Color Adjustments in Lightroom

One of the things I have always liked about Lightroom is it’s simplicity. With just a few tips, most people can be up & running organizing and developing photos in no time. Another thing I enjoy about Lightroom is finding uses for the adjustment tools that are not necessarily obvious at first glance. Here are […]

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Scott Rocks!

March 25, 2010

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Scott Rocks!

Hey Gang, Here are two shots from yesterday’s keynote session at Photoshop World. Yes, that is Scott Kelby with the V-neck guitar. (These dudes were actually playing.) Photoshop World is tons of fun – and a fantastic learning experience. Great instructors. Great attendees. Be there or be square! Explore the light, Rick

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