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Lightroom CC 2015 (version 6) Released!

Sure to be a frequent topic here at, Adobe today (4/21/2015) released a new version of Lightroom, their popular photo management and editing application and here are the notable things included in the update.

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Reflect on Your Shots: Getting Ready for Best of 2015

Now that we’re a quarter into 2015, it’s a good time to start looking back at the photos you’ve taken so far this year. When reflecting, consider the following questions: What have been your favorites and why? Would you include these in your portfolio? What can you do to improve what you’ve already taken?

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Lightroom 6 to Require “Current” OS

Last week Adobe published a very brief announcement that as they are working very hard on a major version update to their popular Lightroom product they have made the decision to no longer support “older” operating systems:     In order to leverage the latest operating system features and technologies, Lightroom 6 will require Mac OS X 10.8 or above, …

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Lightroom or Photoshop Camera Raw?

You’ve probably heard enough photographers talk about RAW that you realize it’s a pretty powerful tool in the digital photographer’s tool bag.  The power of shooting RAW is unleashed when you get to the digital darkroom, and for most of us, that means using Lightroom (LR) or Photoshop (PS).  Editing can be a lot of fun, but having a solid …

Photo Management – Managing Thousands of Photos Using Lightroom

It’s been several years since I appeased my curiosity about what this whole Lightroom (LR) thing is.  I’ll admit, I was a little disappointed at first.  At the time, I thought it was just Photoshop Light with this catalog management thing thrown in.  (Isn’t that what bridge is for?)  I slowly started to embrace LR, and over time, I found …