Lightroom 5 – Up to Speed

In Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, Lightroom & Workflow, News & Stuff, Resources, Vision & Voice by David2 Comments

Today Adobe released Lightroom 5, and the changes are amazing. With every version Lightroom gets better and better, but every time they change things up it means time re-learning the software and adapting its new features to our workflow. Who better to lean over your shoulder for a couple hours than a guy who’s a gifted teacher and Adobe Certified …

FREE: Craft & Vision 2

In Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, Giveaways, News & Stuff, Resources by David23 Comments

My team at Craft & Vision has done it again. Together we’ve created a gorgeous PDF eBook with 9 great articles, and we’re giving it away. Totally free. Craft & Vision 2, More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs, contains articles by Martin Bailey, Piet Van den Eynde, Nicole S. Young, Dave Delnea, Sean McCormack, and me, all written just …

Printing Hokkaido

In Giveaways, Hokkaido, Lightroom & Workflow, Resources, The Craft, Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique, Workflow & Technical Issues by David

After narrowing down my Hokkaido work through my edit process, I’m now left with a collection of images to print. Here’s my rough process. 1. Image Prep. I take each image through a final pass in Lightroom’s Develop module. Here are the questions I’m asking myself as I go through the panels. Is my monitor recently calibrated? Am I completely …

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 …