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DSLR Video – Noise Reduction Software Really Works

I’ve used the noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom and liked it, but I never realized how much it could do. I captured some freeze frames from a video I’m working on. It’s concert video and the lighting was dark, so … Continue reading

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More on the Adobe Creative Suite/Photoshop Subscription Pricing

Mike at The Online Photographer is talking about Adobe’s new subscription model and whether it’s going to be the end of the Photoshop era for him. His main concern isn’t the price so much as having the software changing constantly … Continue reading

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Photography Links and Focus Talk

The Noir Photos of Brassai 5 Tips for a Faster Lightroom Workflow Focus Photography Life (formerly The Mansurovs) – How to Use Prime Lenses in Low-Light Environments This is by Romanas Naryškin, rather than Nasim Mansurov. Naryškin is young and … Continue reading

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Nasim Mansurov’s Lightroom 4 Review

Check it out.

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Scott Kelby on Adobe Lightroom 4 Beta

Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider – Why I Think Lightroom 4 is Going To Sell Like Crazy: The improvements in Lightroom’s Development module are so significant, and so much better than what we’ve ever had before, that I think you’ll be … Continue reading

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Moving Adobe Lightroom files to a new hard drive

I installed an extra hard drive today. I used the first option in these instructions (PDF link) to move the pictures without losing my Lightroom changes. Easy-peasy.

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Picture: Closeup of Bumblee on Purple Coneflower

Photography Notes The first four variations are done with Adobe Lightroom presets. The last two are manual color desaturations. Click to enlarge, or mouseover for notes. Pics taken at F16 to get enough depth of field. There was enough light … Continue reading

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What I did last night instead of blogging

Went to Lightroom class and then when on a photowalk to shoot models. Somebody’s gotta do it. Still working on the photos, but here’s one of the best. I set a Nikon SB-800 flash behind and to the right for … Continue reading

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Lightroom Performance Tips

from Adobe. This week I’m upgrading to a bigger, faster hard drive. Mine’s filling up fast with movies and RAW files, which are about 3x bigger than JPEGs.

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Adobe Lightroom Class Notes

Stuff I didn’t know: The 1 to 1 relationship between different zones in the histogram and the Basic panel sliders for Exposure, Recovery, Fill Light, and Blacks. Using the masking tool for sharpening and exposure. How to correct vertical distortion … Continue reading

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Adobe Lightroom Class Notes: Collections, Sync Settings

I had my mind blown a couple times tonight at Colby McLemore’s Lightroom class. Collections I finally get Collections. I’m used to organizing my photos by physical folders/directories. Collections abstract all of that. It’s the difference between the files that … Continue reading

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Count me as an Opinel knife fan

I bought an Opinel No8 pocket knife at a local store last weekend. I love this thing. The thin carbon steel blade is wicked sharp. Thanks to that thin blade, the wood handle, and the general lack of anything heavy … Continue reading

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Notes on Adobe Lightroom, Nikon D7000, DSLR Video

Adobe Lightroom I’m used to working with 6 megapixel JPGs. 16 megapixel, 14-bit RAW files take a lot more time to transfer and load. It would be nice to have a new internal cardreader that supports UHS-I. On the other … Continue reading

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