Understanding Single Points of Failure With Photography

Over the years we’ve heard from countless people who have lost their photos. Usually it’s due to hard drive failure, but unfortunately there are tons of ways to lose your images. In this past year alone there have been multiple stories of photographers losing their life’s work due to hard drive theft. It usually takes loss […]

6 Features That Should Have Been In Lightroom 6 (But Aren’t)

Lightroom 6 (aka Lightroom CC) was just announced (click here to find out what’s new!). I’ve been eagerly waiting for this release – pretty much from the moment Lightroom 5 was announced. And I have to be honest: I’m disappointed. Here’s what’s up. From where I stand, it seems like significant development on Lightroom has stalled. […]

I’m (Slowly) Becoming More Productive. Here’s How.

There’s a problem with the word productive (a word that everyone is very obsessed with these days). It just means creating. To be really productive means you are simply creating a lot. The real value lies in being efficiently productive.  Read More

3 Secret Ways To Make Lightroom Smart Previews Even More Useful

There’s an important new feature in Lightroom 5 that you might not be taking full advantage of: Smart Previews. We’ve been using Smart Previews over the past year and there’s a big tip that I want to share with you. About Smart Previews First, a little bit about Smart Previews: You can create Smart Previews […]

12 Answers To Your Burning Questions About Shooting Raw

Who ever thought that something called raw would be so scandalous? When we wrote the very simple article, 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Shooting RAW, we had no idea what was in store for us. Over the past couple years it’s turned into a giant, and gets the most views and comments and debates of […]

How To Prepare For A Photography Trip

In less than one week we will be getting on a plane to go to Brazil, to watch the end of World Cup 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. (!!!) But even though the trip is still a ways away, we’ve already been preparing for weeks, especially when it comes to the photography side of things. There’s not […]

How To Crop Your Photos With Lightroom

Cropping your photos is a great way to improve your composition after you take the shot – it can get rid of distractions, straighten lines that were accidentally crooked, and completely shift the focus and feel of the photo. And these days it’s easier than even to effectively crop your photos! Lightroom has some top […]

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