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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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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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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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5 Lightroom Quick Tips

March 8, 2010

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5 Lightroom Quick Tips

  Lightroom is a great tool for organizing your photo library, working with images and making prints and web galleries. Here are five quick tips for working with this great program. 1)  When fine-tuning any adjustment sliders, hover your mouse over the slider itself and use the up and down arrow  keys to adjust the […]

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Un-clutter your Library with Lightroom’s Stacks

March 5, 2010

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Un-clutter your Library with Lightroom’s Stacks

Using Stacks in Lightroom is a convenient way to group similar photos together in grid view and the filmstrip. This is especially helpful if you regularly end up with multiple images of the same subject. You may have multiple shots of the same pose from a portrait session, a string of images from shooting wildlife, […]

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

January 27, 2010

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

There are many ways to find your photos inside Lightroom. The Library Filter bar contains several tools that make finding specific images easier. You can apply these filters one at a time or in combinations to see only the images you’re looking for. To apply multiple filters, command(cntrl) click on the filter names in the […]

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1/26/10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Lida Verner

January 26, 2010

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1/26/10 Tuesday’s Talented Twitter Find: Lida Verner

We have a cool feature here on DPE: Tuesday’s Talented Twitter  Find. Each Tuesday I choose a talented photographer who I find on Twitter. I find ‘em by reading an interesting tweet and then by clicking on their web site. This week’s find: Lida Verner. Check out her site for more creative images. Hope to […]

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Lightroom Plugins for HDR Photography

January 8, 2010

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Lightroom Plugins for HDR Photography

Lightroom makes it easy to store, edit and process your images from one central location. With a few plugins, it is the perfect hub for your HDR workflow. I use Photomatix Pro for my HDR processing, but I’m sure that other HDR software works in a similar fashion. First you will need to download and […]

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DPE Coming to Atlanta, GA – August 13 – 15, 2010

January 6, 2010

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Through the urging of Atlanta-based photographer Rob Knight (a.k.a. DPE’s Knight of Cool Ideas), DPE is coming to Atlanta, GA. From August 13-15, 2010, Rick Sammon and Rob will be putting on a digital photo experience event that can’t be missed. Well . . . you could miss it, but then you’d be missing out […]

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