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Lightroom “Turbo” Mode?

Late on 9/19 Adobe quietly released an update to Lightroom to CC 2015.7 / 6.7 that very notably supports RAW for the Canon 5D Mark IV, but I am FAR more excited about the new preference to edit in the Develop module using Smart Previews!!!!! I haven’t tested the new feature out yet, but if it is doing what I …

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How to Process a Portrait in Lightroom

Whether you’re brand new to Lightroom or if you’ve logged many hours in the program, learning how to process a portrait efficiently and skillfully is a never-ending process. There’s always one more thing you could consider to enhance your images. What I’ll do here is take you through the process I’ve developed after about two years of steady experience with …

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5 Reasons to Outsource Post Processing

  Aside from taking the actual pictures many of us photographers enjoy the post processing part of the workflow.  This could be simple exposure adjustments to cropping and straightening to running a Lightroom preset or some spot/blemish removal.  It is not unusual to perform any of these during post processing after a photo shoot. However, what if the need to …

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20 Need-to-Know Lightroom Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Workflow

Time is one of our most precious resources. As a photographer, you can spend as much time behind the computer as you do behind the camera, and sometimes much, much more time. On any given day most of us would rather be out with our camera than facing a computer screen. Don’t get me wrong, photo editing is an important …

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Mastering Curves: The Post Processing Power Tool

When it comes to post processing digital images, there is one tool that has as much power and use as any other and that would be the Curves adjustment tools offered in Lightroom and Photoshop along with many other editing applications. This article will deal with two of the most popular and those are Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Photoshop and …

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How to Create a Timelapse Video in Photoshop CC

Vorticity (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo. Creating time-lapse videos may seem like a daunting task.  You may think that it requires complex workflow and complicated software.  The truth is, time-lapse videos can be rather easy to create.  In just a few short steps you can get some pretty impressive results.  If you have a camera, lens, and tripod, then …