Tag: lightroom

Daily Photo – Bee On The Job for Bee Thursday

I shot this in one of my daily hikes. Spring is just an exciting time for me, this is when our buggy friends come out to enjoy the weather and feast on different kinds of flowers and plants. Like this Bee who was really working on that flower.

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Daily Photo – Alligator for Wildlife Wednesday

This one is from my archives. I shot this at the National Zoo with my old Canon Rebel XS and a Sigma 70-300mm F/4-5.6. I shot this behind a glass cage, there was a little bit of glare and the image appear soft. When Lightroom 5 came out, I revisited my 2009 Catalog and reprocess […]

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Use the Lightroom Adjustment Brush to Enhance Small Sections or Part of Photos

  Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush is a really powerful tool. With it, you can make local adjustments to your photos with having to touch the entire photograph. This is one of my most used feature in Lightroom, let's take the photo above as an example. I used the adjustment brush to boost the exposure, brightness, shadow […]

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Wildlife in Black and White

  Download Hi-Res | Buy Print Sometimes it is nice to remove colors in a photograph. Like the photo above, I converted it to a black and white photo with a vintage feel using lightroom. Taking colors out can sometimes add drama and creativity to your photo. I created a Lightroom 4 preset based on […]

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Download the iLuminance Lightroom Preset

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print   I created a Lightrom 4 Preset for the Luminance settings I applied to the photo on yesterday's posts and I'm making it available for everyone to use. You can apply it into your photos and see what happens, adjust the sliders to tweak.   ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/200F […]

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Use Lightroom Luminance to Give Life To Your Photo

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print A really busy bee. Early this morning I went for a walk around our block instead of my usual 5 mile run. While passing by my neighbors garden,  I saw this bee hanging on a bud and snap a couple of shots before it flew. I'm sure they won't mind. […]

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Lightroom 4 Adjustment Brush Basics by Matt Kloskowski

This is such a great tool. Thanks to Adobe, now I can do some small adjustments inside Lightroom without having to open the image in Photoshop. Watch how Matt Kloskowski enhance the sample photo.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 And Camera Raw 6.6 Update Now Available

Yesterday Adobe released an update for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Camera Raw 6.6 Camera Raw 6.6 Update December 12, 2011 This new version of the Camera Raw plug-in replaces the original one that was installed with Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10. Visit the Camera Raw page for a […]

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Lightroom 3 Error : “The following files were imported but could not be renamed”

Last weekend, I encountered an error in Lightroom. When I import direct from the card into my Lightroom 3.4 Library I get the following message stating something like: Import results. Some import operations were not performed: The following files were imported but could not be renamed.   When I pressed ok. I hen realized that […]

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Recover A Corrupted Unrepairable Lightroom 3 Catalog With SQLite

I knew it!!!, that was the first thing that came to my mind after learning that lightroom’s catalog native format is a SQLite. I didn’t know it was SQLite, but I new that Lightroom is somehow using a database technology intended for small-scale applications maybe like SQL Server Express from Microsoft. Anyway, thanks to an […]

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.4.1 and Camera Raw 6.4.1 Now Available

It was just a couple of weeks ago when Lightroom 3.4 and Camera 6.4 was release. Now 3.4.1 of light room 6.4.1 of Camera raw is now available for download. Lightroom 3.4.1 and Camera Raw 6.4.1 are now available on Adobe.com and through the update mechanismsavailable in Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.  This update addresses an issue introduced […]

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Remove Sensor Dust Using LR3’s Spot Removal Feature

Today’s post is all about removing spots on our photos cause by the annoying dust that sticks into our camera’s sensor. Thank’s to Adobe Lightroom for having the Spot Removal feature, now cleaning marks and spots is as easy as eating a pie, maybe easier. We will use Lightroom’s Sport Removal tool. This tool work […]

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Use Collections and Collections Sets In Lightroom To Organize Your Photos

Since I started using Lightroom 3, I began to appreciate the power of collections and collection sets. I’m starting to use them more and more and it helps me organize my catalog and greatly improved my workflow. When I was using LR2 I used to have separate Catalogs for each type of  photos that I […]

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 Now Available

Download Hi-Res | Buy Print When I opened Lightroom earlier I got a pop-up message telling me that an update for lightroom is now available, this time it’s version 3.4 with Camera Raw 6.4. These updates include bug fixes, new camera support and new lens profiles. The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3.4 update includes these enhancements: […]

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What’s New on Camera Raw 6.4

List of bug fixes under Camera Raw 6.4 Camera Raw did not allow write-back capability for the EXIF GPS properties. The DNG File format did not support XMP Media Management. A JPEG file with a specific characteristic was found to have a pink cast. The undo command (Command+z) was failing to undo crop adjustments. Single […]

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How I Import My Photos Into Lightroom 3

I know that most people are already familiar with how lightroom import works. Here’s how I do my imports.  First, I use a external card reader or my computers built-in card reader to do my imports. I don’t import directly from my camera using the  usb cable that came with my camera, simply because it’s […]

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Reduce Noise On Your Images Using Lightroom 3

Photo 1. Today, I’m really excited to share to you one of lightroom 3’s awesome feature, it’s Lightroom’s Superior Noise Reduction capability. If you’ve used Lightroom 2’s noise reduction feature, I know you will agree with me when I say that it really sucks. But with the release of Lightroom 3, all of that has […]

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Weekly Blog Post April 17-23 2011

Please Backup Your Lightroom Catalog Photo 1. Backup Options The other day, it was early morning around 7 am, after opening lightroom and loading my catalog, the not so reliable Windows 7 crash. I wasn’t surprised or anything, because you know Windows there are those times that he just want’s to crash whenever it wants […]

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Please Backup Your Lightroom Catalog

Photo 1. Backup Options The other day, it was early morning around 7 am, after opening lightroom and loading my catalog, the not so reliable Windows 7 crash. I wasn’t surprised or anything, because you know Windows there are those times that he just want’s to crash whenever it wants to. Anyway, it’s done it […]

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Correct Image Perspective and Lens Flaws Using Lens Correction Profiles

Lens Correction,  this is one of the new features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom  3.0 that I really, really like . It gives photographers the ability to quickly and easily perfect images by automatically reducing lens defects like geometric distortion, chromatic aberration, and vignetting with single-click profiles. Even images from the best lenses will be improved. […]

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