How to back up Lightroom Presets on a Windows Computer


There is nothing more devastating or sickening then to turn on your laptop and have nothing happens – no lights, no Windows splash screen, no Windows chime. Or even better, the dreaded BSOD – known commonly as the Blue Screen of Death! That’s when you suddenly realize that all your important documents, your only copy CONTINUE

How to Make HDR Images in Lightroom


The first thing to understand is that Lightroom does not have the ability to do HDR tonemapping without the use of a third party plugin.  Photoshop has this ability, but Lightroom does not. But this doesn’t mean you can’t create HDR images in Lightroom.  It only means you can’t do HDR tonemapping in Lightroom.  What’s the difference? CONTINUE

Turn This Lightroom Setting ON!

The box "Automatically write changes into XMP" should be CHECKED ON!

I have been neck deep in Lightroom lately (AKA I just “might” be working like a mad man on the Lightroom class you’ve all been asking for).  There are hundreds of settings and buttons and thingamajigs in the software, but there is one simple check box that will cause you extreme frustration if you overlook CONTINUE

All About Post Processing [IP39]


In this week’s episode we talk all about Post Processing. Join Jim and Dustin for Dustin’s final episode on the Improve Photography Podcast. [1:34] Input devices for photo editing: Do you recommend anything in particular (wireless mouse, trackpad, digital pad and pen, etc)? Dustin uses the Wacom tablet. It’s very responsive. His second choice would CONTINUE