Knowledge is Power.

Resilio Sync and Lightroom Classic CC

In a previous post, I detailed my method for using BitTorrent Sync to automatically transfer the Lightroom Classic catalog on my laptop back to my desktop while still on the road. A couple things have changed since the day I wrote that.

Using Lightroom with Cloud Storage

Imagine you’re a photographer. Okay, that was probably the easy part. Let’s say you’re going on a long vacation and bringing your trusty DSLR, a couple of your favorite lenses, and a pocket full of memory cards. Two things are relatively certain. One is that you are not going to stop to edit your photos […]

Lightroom 5: First Impressions

If you are still using version 3, it’s past time to upgrade if you can.

Program or Manual Mode?

There is a bias among some photographers that one progresses from full automatic as a beginner, through the program modes like aperture priority, until one reaches the level of a Jedi Photography Master who shoots in manual mode all the time.

Being confident with your ability as a photographer doesn’t just mean that you know how to use manual mode, but you also know when not to use it.

Exposure: The Meat and Potatoes

So you’ve got a new camera! Or… you got a used one. Or… you pulled the old one out of the closet. Or… A friend gave you theirs because they can’t figure the damn thing out, which is not filling you with a lot of confidence but you’re willing to give it the old college […]

My Lightroom Workflow: Importing – Part I

Let’s face it, when we get home from a shoot, we just want to throw the card into the computer, copy the photos over and start editing. Whoa there, pardner. Rather than just dump your files into your “My Pictures” folder, it pays to take stock of the organizational tools that Lightroom offers, and take […]

Loving the Histogram

If you are not digitally savvy and a poor speller, you might think that a histogram is a special x-ray of someone’s lady parts, but you’d be wrong. And maybe you’d also have a dirty mind, but that’s a matter for another conversation. The histogram is a handy little bit of info that can be […]