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Street Photography: Lightroom Presets with a Vintage Twist

Something that I haven’t pursued in a very long time is that of capturing the look and feel of life on the streets. Just last week, I was given the challenge of preparing a five minute talk on the topic of my choosing for a video presentation. Preparation time for this talk was just under [...]

Night Photography: Tips & Tricks for Getting the Shot

One of my favorite times for taking photos is at night. Therefore, it’s probably about time that I finally wrote an article about shooting at night. You will be faced with an entirely new set of challenges to master this photographic venue. In this article, I will give you a number of tips, and if [...]

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 [...]

Snow Lightroom 2 Presets: Extracting the Details

Like many of you, I’ve been rather busy this month wrapping things up in preparation for Christmas and the end of the year. Something I haven’t done in a few years is to produce a photo calendar for family and friends. As usual, I forget how much work is involved in selecting just the right [...]

Winterscape Lightroom 2 Presets: Snow and Color

Now that the colder winter weather is here it’s time to look at some snow presets. Having just returned from a photo shoot in the great white north, I’ve come up with a couple of new Focus Beauty presets that will work well on your favorite winter scenes. As is often the case with winter [...]

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