Back It Up!

In GEAR, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Workflow & Technical Issues by David38 Comments

Here’s your New Year’s reminder: back your stuff up. Do it redundantly, with extreme paranoia, and do it now. If it helps, I’ll even say “Pretty please.” You put so much time into your work, and harddrives fail all the time. So really, this is not paranoia. It’s wisdom. My preference is that every file, including my Lightroom catalog files, …

Lightroom 4 UnMasked

In Craft & Vision, e-books, Lightroom & Workflow, Tutorials &Technique by David15 Comments

Craft & Vision has published books by photographer and educator Piet van Den Eynde before, but never one like this before. Today we’re releasing the first Craft & Vision BigBook. It’s still an eBook, but it’s BIG. I mean, really big. Lightroom 4 UnMasked is complete guide to Adobe Lightroom 4. It’s over 300 pages long and it’s packed with …

My LR4 Develop Presets Now Available

In Creativity and Inspiration, Images, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Resources, Thoughts & Theory, Vision & Voice, Workflow & Technical Issues by David17 Comments

[hana-code-insert name=’BUY – duChemin Presets’ /] It’s taken me a little while to update my most frequently used Develop Presets for Lightroom 4. In so doing I’ve collected 36 of my best starting points for development work in LR4, which uses very different stuff under the hood. If you’re using LR4, and you should (honestly, I’m no fan boy, but …