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macOS Sierra Troubles with Lr 5?

The newest version of Apple’s macOS, called Sierra, is being released on 9/20/2016 and if you run an older version of Lightroom you may want to hold off on applying the update.  Beta testers have seen issues running Lightroom 5 on the new OS in the late stages. Update: Our friend the Lightroom Queen (Victoria Bampton) has published an article …

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Creative Tips and Techniques In Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop TIPS For Creative Image Making Time flies and we are here again talking about some more useful Adobe Photoshop tools/tips/tricks that can have an impact on your images and take them from good to great. Creative thinking is something that is very important when starting the process of making an image with impact. From the lighting, subject, focal length, …

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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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101 Best Photography Projects to Start Right Now

Need some ideas for creative and unique photography projects?  Whether it’s a rainy day or you’re stuck in a rut and need a little inspiration, here is a list of 101 photography projects that you can start right now! 1. Create a Photography Bucket List Set goals. Create challenges. Whether you are setting business/career goals or dreaming of exotic locations …

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Instagram Tips for Photographers: Growing & Maintaining Your Fan Base

Instagram:  the social media site that is both the best and worst thing ever for photographers.  It makes perfect sense for photographers to use Instagram.  I mean, it’s a photography platform!  However, since everyone has a camera (whether it’s a DSLR or a phone or a point and shoot or a vintage film camera), everyone is now a photographer and …