In the latest video from the Lightroom Coffee Break series, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward explains how to easily add keywords to your photos in Lightroom. Simply use the Command key [Mac] or Control key [Windows] with the arrow key to advance to the next photo without having to take your hands off the keyboard. The video is only 55 seconds, so check it out above to see the quick demo.
Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde is back for another quick tutorial in the Lightroom Coffee Break series to show how you can rate photos in Lightroom with Auto Advance. Check out the video above.
Adobe is kicking off a new video series called Lightroom Coffee Break featuring bite-size videos that offer Lightroom tips and tricks in 60 seconds or less. Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde is the host and the first two videos are embedded in this post.
In the first video (above), Ben explains how to easily update local adjustments with multiple sliders in Lightroom, and in the second video (below), he shows users how to sharpen photos with the View Mask feature. [Read more…]
As the well-known advertising jingle says, the holidays are coming. A time when families get together, eat, drink, be merry and generally have a whale of a time. So there’s no better time to whip out the phone and start capturing images of the frivolity.
If you want to get great pictures though, there are a couple of things you should think about first – just because your camera is a phone, doesn’t mean it can’t capture great images – far from it, you just need to start treating it like a camera. So here are six tips to take your phone pictures from bluegh to wow! [Read more…]
Check out this short video that highlights 10 composition tips with example photos to make your photography more intentional and interesting.
Looking to make your drone footage a little less like consumerish video and a little more cinematic? Check out this video with 15 great tips on making your drone footage more cinematic.
There are plenty of creative ways to shoot fireworks but if you’ve never got good shots before, I’ve got some good pointers to help you get it right this year. I wrote a post a couple years ago with some basic settings for shooting fireworks.
Check it out here: Camera Settings for Shooting Fireworks
Hope this helps you get some great shots this weekend during your Fourth of July celebration…
The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Camera is a new book from Fuji Rumors X-Pert Corner writer Rico Pfirstinger.
The new book guides the reader through “the little-known capabilities of the X-T1, which he’s discovered through months of in-depth research and experimentation with the camera. After a brief overview of the camera’s basic functions, Rico cuts to the chase and provides a plethora of tips and practical instructions not found in the user’s manual.”
The Fujifilm X-T1: 111 X-Pert Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Camera is available for $21.95 here on Amazon.com.
You can easily make a custom splash screen for Lightroom 5, which you will see every time the program opens. Watch the video above, courtesy of Craig McCormik, for the simple 5 minute tutorial.
Here are the specifics he mentions in the video:
- Max Image Dimensions: 900 x 600
- OSX File Path:
Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Lightroom/Splash Screen
- Windows File Path:
[via ISO 1200]
In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes shares how to remove noise in Photoshop. He highlights the use of the noise removal tools in Camera Raw, as well as hiding other noise by turning down the black levels.
The same controls are also available in Lightroom, so that portion of the tutorial applies to Lightroom as well. Additionally, you can use the image size and Smart Sharpen tools within Photoshop to combat noise.