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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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SELECTIONS, CHANNELS, MASKS – TOOLS & TIPS

Adobe Photoshop is an extremely powerful and advanced image editing and manipulation application. At the heart of Photoshop is the ability to make adjustments, complete changes (adding or taking away elements in an image), and create the image that we envision from the start. In this article I will try to explain how some of the tools work that allow …

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Wedding Photography Tips for New Photographers

As a photography educator who is also primarily a wedding photographer, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “What wedding photography tips do you have for those of us who are just starting out with weddings?”  There are some great articles floating around the internet on this very subject, including one by our very own Jim Harmer, but …

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9 Post Processing Tricks To Improve & Correct Your Images

Post Processing your digital images is, in many ways, like problem solving. Actually, in photography, the entire process of image creation is pretty much an entire problem solving exercise from start to finish. When shooting, we have to get the exposure correct. “Are my highlights going to be clipped?” “Will I have detail in my shadows?” “Is the lighting correct …

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Post-Wedding Workflow: The System That Won’t Make You Crazy Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I published Part 1 of my Post-Wedding Workflow advice.  Part 1 covered everything from backing up and organizing yourself to editing and blogging weddings.  This week, I want to continue with this workflow advice by talking about how I deliver images to my clients, how I deal with product orders and the delivery of those …