Tag: lightroom

Style with Silver Efex Pro 2 – Part II

Following on from my earlier post here are a few more images adopting my current style. All images taken with an Olympus OM-D EM-1 Mk I plus various M.ZUIKO lenses (mainly 45mm and 12-35mm zoom). Processing is with Lightroom and  Silver Efex Pro 2.

Adobe Creative Cloud Price Hike

Like many people in the UK last week I received this email from Adobe informing me that my Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan (i.e. for for Lightroom and Photoshop) was to increase to £120.64 per year from 17th January 2018 (as I subscribe yearly) due to “recent changes in exchange rates in your

The Art of Curating Images

As photographers we are all very good at creating images, lots of them, thousands upon thousands of them every year. Some of us, myself included, are not so good at curating our images. The verb ‘curate’ means to: select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition). For

Jamming with Photoshop

I normally do my black and white conversions in Lightroom but for this post thought I would just experiment with Photoshop. A kind of jamming session but using Photoshop rather than a musical instrument. Here’s the image I’m starting with. All I’ve done with it at this stage (in Lightroom)

Lightroom and Photoshop – Workflow (Revised)

Following on from last weeks post on my updated approach to Lightroom catalogues here is my updated guide to Lightroom and Photoshop workflow. I do all of this on a 13″ Macbook Pro so if you’re using a Windows machine there will be a few minor differences when talking about files and directories.

Lightroom and Photoshop – Organising Catalogs (Revised)

It’s been around 18 months since I switched to using Lightroom and Photoshop for my workflow and editing. In January 2015 I wrote a post about how I intended to organise my catalogue in Lightroom and in December documented my workflow. Having worked with both of these tools for over a year

Lightroom and Photoshop – Whitening and Brightening Eyes

One of the major things to get right when making a portrait of a person is the eyes. Tradition has it that it is the eyes you should focus on primarily and getting these sharp and in focus is most important of all. The classic case in point is the

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