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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 [...]

HDR Photo Tutorial: Using Photomatix Pro in Lightroom

Due to the immense popularity of the my last article on HDR photography in Lightroom (still #3 in the popular articles list), I decided it was time for another. Just recently, HDR Soft released their newest version of Photomatix Pro software which includes a plug-in for Lightroom. Well it seemed like the perfect fit for [...]

Photo Contest: Dramatic Moments in every day Life

I’m sure many of you have one or the other timeless memories that you were glad you captured on film. Perhaps it was the first time you went sailing, or the first time your child learned to ride a bike, fly a kite – well, you know what I mean. It doesn’t have to be [...]

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 [...]

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