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Before / After

Before / After

A concentrated video tutorial that shows you the process of editing 11 different photos in Lightroom from start to finish!

Extremely Essential Camera Skills

Extremely Essential Camera Skills

A multi-media tutorial designed to help you get control over your camera, and get creative and confident with your photography.

Super Photo Editing Skills

Super Photo Editing Skills

A video tutorial that teaches you how to bring the best out of your images using Adobe Lightroom.

Simple Wedding Photography

Simple Wedding Photography

An e-book that teaches you everything you need to know about photographing weddings, and the business behind it.

The Creativity Field Guide

The Creativity Field Guide

Conquer creative block, and help your photos stand out! Get over 100 ideas, all in one place, to take your photography to new heights!

Backup or Die

Backup or Die

A fairy tale eBook that teaches you how to keep your precious photos safe!

How We Did It: Lobster Island

How We Did It: Lobster Island

An eBook that takes you behind the scenes of a documentary photography project, plus learn how to create your own!

Awesome Album Design Skills

Awesome Album Design Skills

A video tutorial that shows you how to quickly design beautiful albums using Adobe InDesign.

Tutorials to get you skilled

Before / After
Extremely Essential Camera Skills
Super Photo Editing Skills
Simple Wedding Photography
The Creativity Field Guide
Backup or Die
How We Did It: Lobster Island
Awesome Album Design Skills

How To Dramatically Improve Your Photos With One Click

Today  we want to share a super fast way to improve the look of your images in Lightroom. And by super fast I mean with one click.

Yes, today we’re going to take a peek at the Lens Correction Panel!

Haven’t heard of it before? Well you’re in for a treat! This is a very powerful part of Lightroom that can make some dramatic adjustments to your images.

See, many camera lenses create what is known as distortion. It’s a warping or bending of the image, and is especially noticeable when you have straight lines in your photo.

So what do you do? Easy! Click a button and it’s gone!

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Will Lightroom Mobile Improve Your Photography Workflow?

Today Adobe announced Lightroom Mobile – an iPad app designed to be a companion for the desktop version of Adobe Lightroom.

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Should You Go To Photography School?

Ah, the great question: Do photographers need to go to photography school to be successful? If you’re like me, you’ve wondered about this more than a few times. It’s hard to know which path to take in order to create that photo life of your dreams. So join me in the library and let’s chat about it!

Watch the video now to see what we did, and what some of the pros and cons of photography school are.

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Lightroom Processing Start to Finish

Post-processing is a critical topic for any digital photographer to study. You need to understand just what tools are available to you, and how they affect your photos.

But perhaps the most tricky aspect of post-processing isn’t how to use the tools. What’s most challenging is determining when to use which ones and why!

See, the trick is that editing is most powerful when it’s being used to enhance your message. This isn’t a one-button press kind of deal. It involves thinking about the intention of your photo, and then using post-processing to help communicate that.

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Where Does Lightroom Store Your Photos?

This question strikes fear into our hearts. It seems innocent enough, but the scary part is that if you’re wondering where Lightroom stores your photos, there’s a good chance they aren’t backed up properly! That’s risky business!

See, Lightroom doesn’t actually store your photos anywhere. True story. Don’t worry though, your photos are still on your computer, you just need to know where to look. Better yet, you can take control and make sure they’re going exactly where you want them to.

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New Tutorial! Before/After: Lightroom Processing Videos

Hey guys!

Exciting news today! We’re launching a brand new tutorial that will help you with your post-processing! It’s called Before/After and we’re so pumped to share it with you!

See, learning how to edit your photos can make the difference between bland and amazing. But how to get there isn’t always clear. It’s not just a matter of knowing what tools are available to you. You also need to know when to use them, and why.

That’s where this tutorial comes in. You’ll get to watch the transformation of 11 images, and discover the thought process behind the decisions that are made. Not only will you learn a ton of Lightroom tips and tricks, but you’ll also be able to make better post-processing decisions to enhance your own images.

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How To Use a Wacom Tablet

Did you hear the story about the photographer and the Wacom tablet? I don’t want to ruin the ending, but let’s just say it was true love.

If you edit or retouch your photos, a Wacom tablet will rock your world (and here’s why). But it can take a bit of getting used to. Some folks even give up, thinking it’s just too hard.

And I’m here to tell you NO! Don’t give up!

All the wonders of the tablet can be yours with just a little bit of practice. And the best news? I found a super simple way to learn how to use a Wacom tablet. Just check out the video below, and you’ll be a ninja in no time.

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