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Dramatic Sky: Advanced Lightroom 2 Preset and Video

It’s time again to release a new Lightroom 2 preset. This preset differs from the ones I’ve presented in the past in that it requires some previous knowledge of Lightroom and presets to get the most out of it. For this reason, I’ve produced a small 9 minute video to act as a tutorial for [...]

HDR Photos in Lightroom – Fact or Fiction

So the question surrounding this week’s photo is – is it an HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo? With the advent of digital photography, HDR photography has always been a favorite topic. I personally love HDR photos when they are done correctly and not just for the WOW effect. It always amazes me just how much [...]

New Lightroom 2 Presets: Focus Beauty Builder

Something new – a Lightroom preset you can use to build other presets! This is a radical new concept in how we think about develop presets in Lightroom. This system is based on the commonly accepted “Golden Rule of Thirds” that will help you to produce better photographs within Lightroom. I’ve included a number of [...]

Schoenbrunn Palace: Story, Photo Gallery & Lightroom Presets

This palace has to be one of the most beautiful and historically interesting attractions in Vienna, Austria. (For our Lightroom 2 users, we’re making all the presets we used for the photos in this gallery available for download – see below). Our group spent the better part of a day at Schoenbrunn and still did [...]

Video: Advanced Graduated Filter in Lightroom 2

We’re proud to announce our second Lightroom 2 video is now available!  This time we’ve focused on the graduated filter.  We’ve assembled a collection of advanced tips to encourage you to get the most out of this tool.  Pictured here is a photo out of the video that shows (when compared with the photo on [...]