Tuesday Links

In GEAR, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff by David6 Comments

A late start this morning. I usually write my blog posts the day before and yesterday was Sharon’s’s first evening home for over a week so we sat on the couch, had a bottle of wine and watched HOUSE MD re-runs on dvd. Nice way to spend an evening, sorry you weren’t invited. 🙂 Yesterday’s post on Faith and Art …

Lightroom Backups Made Easy

In Lightroom & Workflow by David12 Comments

Hope you all had a great weekend. I’m gearing up for Ethiopia this week, I leave Friday morning. That means I’m up to my ears in creative briefs, gear, and a mountain of little detaily things that always seems to predicate these trips. But you’ll be pleased to know I’ve got posts lined up for the week and there will …

The Big Q: Organization in LR2

In Lightroom & Workflow by David7 Comments

A good Monday morning to ya. I got some great feedback on my Global Workflow article. Articles like this always bring up a bunch of “yeah, but how do you…?” questions. A couple of them were about organizing and file naming in Lightroom, so I’ll walk you through some ideas I had about this. First, you need to understand that …

Question For Ya re. Intuos3

In GEAR, Lightroom & Workflow by David16 Comments

How many of you use tablets with Photoshop or Lightroom? It took me a while to get used to mine a few years ago but now it’s so much a part of what I do I can’t imagine going back to the clunky old mouse. Anyhow – I’d love to know who uses one, and – here’s what I am …

Lightroom Clarity

In Lightroom & Workflow by David2 Comments

Since Lightroom introduced us to the Clarity slider I’ve been a big fan. When used well it can subtly affect the mood of an image. In the 2.0 release you can now REMOVE clarity, and the result is a little like the effect gained in PS when you duplicate a layer, set its blend mode to Multiply, then add some …