From Darkroom To Lightroom (via Photoshop)

In Lightroom & Workflow, Photographs & Photoshopping, Rants and Sermons, Thoughts & Theory by David6 Comments

I wrote this more as a confession than anything else. Like a meditation. If you’re allergic to the stream-of-consciousness, touchy-feely stuff, move along. There is nothing for you here and you’re likely to break into a rash. The rest of you might resonate with this. Or not… I used to love the darkroom. The actual, physical, red-lights and chemicals type …

Shoot For The Edit

In Lightroom & Workflow, Workflow & Technical Issues by David6 Comments

While in Kona recently I sat in on a lecture by Ron Londen, a talented photographer/designer/writer/editor – a man with more talent than one person should have. Anyways it was nice to listen to the thoughts of someone who is on the receiving end of images for a living. If there’s one thing I loathe it’s the need to edit …

Lightroom 2 has been released!

In Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Web/Tech by David1 Comment

Ok y’all – Lightroom 2 has been released. Many of you assume that my sponsorship with Adobe means I get the inside scoop on things like this. I don’t. I wait with the rest of you. And hold my breath. And beg the gods to be merciful and intervene. And today it’s out. The Abobe site has posted their Lightroom …

Monday Headlines, etc.

In Books, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Photographs & Photoshopping, Thoughts & Theory by David0 Comments

Moose Blogs A Piece of Paper Sometimes ya just shoot nothing good, but that’s part of the process. Read this, from Moose Peterson’s blog. Chase Jarvis Renounces Light Meters Chase has a good post on forsaking the old hand-held light meter. Here’s the wisdom: But one thing is for sure: don’t ever confuse all the silly little gadgets and the …

Adobe Lightroom 2.0 Beta Released

In Lightroom & Workflow by David0 Comments

With Apple Aperture 2.0 released last month, you just knew Adobe was going to tip their hat on a new release of Lightroom. Yesterday, Adobe released the beta version of Lightroom 2.0. Lightroom users, a rabid bunch at the best of times, will be very excited by the changes introduced in this version. I’ll list a few of them, then …

SlideShowPro For Lightroom

In Lightroom & Workflow by David6 Comments

I’m a fan of Lightroom’s ability to put great-looking galleries out to the web quickly and elegantly. Greg Kendall-Ball just alerted me to SlideShowPro, which has versions for Flash and for Lightroom, as well as having SlideShowPro Director which is installed on your server and acts as an online content manager. This is just a heads-up kind of announcement. I …