One of the most important concepts in landscape photography is the hyperfocal distance. Sometimes photographer hasn’t neither calculator depth of field nor table of hyperfocal distances. It is a typical situation for beginners, and our students often asked us how to deal with it. Heretofore we advised the classic way “to divide the space in …
Scott shares a really slick little tricky for aligning two piece of anything and have it be right-on-the-money pixel perfect using (wait for it...) a little used Blend Mode. It's cooler than it sounds.
In this episode, Doug talks us through the Sensor Cleaning process for DSLR cameras.
If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a free lesson that may be of interest to you. Photography instructor Tim Grey shares his top 10 tips for optimizing photographs in Lightroom.
The talk runs for nearly 2 hours, so you’ll need to carve a chunk out of your day to watch it, but it could be helpful for anyone in need of a primer on some basic tools.
Grey offers a number of techniques that you can include in your image-optimization workflow beyond the basic Develop module, using adjustments to correct the noise, chromatic aberration, and perspective distortions seen in your photos.
In case you’d like to jump around in the video, here’s a “table of contents” with topics and the time at which they appear:
- Start with the Basics (1:00)
- Embrace “Presence” (20:00)
- Isolate Colors (25:25)
- Don’t Ignore Noise (33:20)
- Check for Chromatic Aberrations (41:50)
- Correct for the Lens (50:30)
- Crop (Almost Always) (1:05:30)
- Go (Virtually) Black and White (1:17:30)
- Cleanup (and More) in Photoshop (1:27:00)
- Get Targeted (1:42:45)
Well the RAW V Jpeg argument has gone on for years, and will go on for years to come - but if you are still not decided (or want to help educate someone that is yet to engage with the concept) - then this video from Tony Northrup is worth a watch/share
For those how want to use keyboard short cuts here is some for lightroomhttp://waldobronchart.github.io/ShortcutMapper/#Adobe