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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 [...]

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 [...]

Lightroom 2 Presets: Overcast – Subtle and Stackable

Did you ever notice that most Lightroom develop presets drastically alter your photo? What is that? Is it so that you can see the change in the tiny preview window? I’ll admit, I’ve produced some of these as well, but this week I’m going to focus on some presets that produce very subtle effects. In [...]

Photo and Lightroom Preset: Nov. 12, 2008

Here’s the new photo of the week. Since I thought this could be a great learning opportunity for those just getting into Lightroom 2, I made a small format change to the photo of the week column. Instead of just publishing the develop settings used to create the photo of the week, I’m publishing the [...]