Adobe Lightroom: My Favorite Hidden Tools

Adobe Lightroom is an especially powerful and helpful tool for photographers. Over the years, it has gained features make managing and editing our photos much easier and more robust. Despite all of the tools available in the Develop module, there are some that are completely hidden unless you know how to invoke them. That’s what this video is all about. [...]

By |2018-11-11T20:49:10+00:00Nov 12th, 2018|

Creative Styles: A Very Underrated Camera Feature

Most modern digital cameras, whether dSLR or mirrorless, can have expansive menus and features. As such, it's completely understandable if some go overlooked or unnoticed. However, there is one feature that I think deserves highlighting. Depending on which manufacturer makes your camera, the feature name may vary and since I'm a Sony shooter, I'll refer to what they call it: [...]

By |2018-10-28T19:06:39+00:00Oct 28th, 2018|

New Lightroom 8 Feature: Depth Range Mask

Every year, Adobe announces a bunch of updates to their suite of Creative Clouds applications at their annual Adobe Max conference. At this year's show, we saw some nice updates to both Lightroom Classic CC and its younger sibling, Lightroom CC. However, amongst all of the changes and features announced, the one that has me most excited is a new [...]

By |2018-10-17T17:34:46+00:00Oct 17th, 2018|

What was I thinking with this image??? [Photo Redux 009]

Honestly. that's the question I've been asking myself every minute while recording this episode of Photo Redux. At one point in my life, as in 2009, I felt that post-processing involved obliterating highlights, crushing shadows, and over-sharpening every detail in a photo. And it's these sorts of retrospective experiences that makes it a pleasure to keep creating new episodes of [...]

By |2018-01-28T15:41:04+00:00Jan 29th, 2018|

Is It Worth Switching To Adobe Lightroom CC?

Ever since Adobe announced the changes to Adobe Lightroom, I've gotten tons of questions with a single common theme: Is it worth switching from Lightroom Classic CC to the new Lightroom CC? In order to answer that question effectively, I decided to fully immerse myself in the process of migrating from one platform to the other and have committed to do so [...]

By |2018-01-26T20:59:36+00:00Jan 9th, 2018|

Check out these mini tutorials for ON1 Photo Raw 2018

A few months back, my friends at ON1 asked me to create a series of short videos that illustrate some of my favorite features introduced with Photo Raw 2018. While the app has tons of powerful features, there are even more than can be overlooked. My goal with creating these short clips was to highlight some of the lesser known [...]

By |2018-01-30T16:52:22+00:00Jan 5th, 2018|