Adobe Lightroom comes with the ability to sort your photos into collections. In fact, there’s an entire section on the left dedicated to organizing your photos in either Collection Sets, Collections, or Smart Collections. But there is also a separate collection located under the Catalog drop-down, and that is the Quick Collection. What is the Quick […]

Rate this:

As much as I try to keep my workflow minimal and simplistic, sometimes there are other pieces of software that I’d like to use that don’t seamlessly integrate with Lightroom. When you use a third party program to edit a picture outside of Lightroom’s knowledge (i.e. when Lightroom is closed), Lightroom doesn’t have a chance […]

Rate this:

OFFLOAD from Red Giant Software

Your footage does not exist, until it exists in at least two other places than the source. Then, and only then, should you reuse source media. The adage above is as close to a truism as one can find in digital video production. At the start of my production career, Alex Lindsay hammered it into […]

Rate this:

If you’ve ever switched from a PC to a Mac, there’s no doubt that you’ve realized that moving the mouse just isn’t the same– like something doesn’t feel right. I really noticed it when I was younger and played video games that needed precision, and maybe you have experienced it too. That sensation is called […]

Rate this:

The other day I was showing a friend how to send images to be merged into an HDR in Photomatix Pro by exporting from Lightroom. When we were going through his image library, it was difficult for him to remember which images were in each sequence. He couldn’t remember if his camera was set to […]

Rate this:

Naming your images on import is good practice but there’s times when you’d like to rename a batch of images after import, maybe you’ve whittled down the images and would like them to be sequentially numbered or, and I admit this happens far too frequently, your images are named ‘Enter custom name here’. The examples […]

Rate this:

I’m a huge timelapse fan…  plus I’m a bit nutty about HDR.  In this tutorial I show you how easy it easy to batch process a giant HDR series.  I shot in Zion National park and created HDR timelapse movies to tell the whole story. You can learn more in this complete lynda.com course. This […]

Rate this: