Post Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Post Images to Instagram from Lightroom

Gone are the days when only smartphone pictures appear on Instagram. In recent years, it has become the de facto platform for all photographs.  For some reason though, Instagram still limits the ways in which we can upload our photos and edit our captions. In this article, I’ll show you an easy way to post images to Instagram directly from Lightroom.

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Enhancing Local Contrast in Lightroom

Enhancing Local Contrast in Lightroom

In last weeks Blog Tony volunteered me to talk about how to enhance local contrast in Lightroom.  I became really excited.  Its one of my favorite topics.  For so many genres of photography, the taking of the picture is only the first half of the art form.  The second part is realizing your initial vision while processing your image after the fact. Ansel Adams called it pre and post visualization. 

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Making Better Photographs-Lightroom’s Local Adjustment Tools

Making Better Photographs-Lightroom’s Local Adjustment Tools

One trick to making better images is paying attention in the field.  During the capture, we must ensure we are creating the best possible image we can make. This means striving for good composition,  finding the right light, using an appropriate lens and of course having the exposure correct.  Once you’ve captured the best possible image, Lightroom and Photoshop can help make it a masterpiece. Lightroom’s Local Adjustment tools are key to this transformation.  

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Lightroom’s Hidden Gems #3

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems #3

From keyboard shortcuts to menu items, there is a lot of Lightroom’s hidden gems we miss while organizing and enhancing our images. In this series, I’ll introduce you to (or remind you of) time saving shortcuts, enhancement techniques, and many of the lesser known, but really cool features in Lightroom.

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New Lightroom Announcement

New Lightroom Announcement

As some of you may have heard,  last week Adobe announced the successor to Lightroom CC 2015/16.  Its new name is Adobe Photoshop  Lightroom Classic CC.   For short we’re calling it Classic.  The reason the name is important is because of a new version of Lightroom announced at the same time.  This new version is called Lightroom CC.  Confused yet?  The New Lightroom announcement is bound to cause a little bit of confusion so here is brief summary to help you navigate the new versions.

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Lightroom’s Hidden Gems #2

From keyboard shortcuts to menu items, there is a lot of Lightroom’s hidden gems we miss while organizing and enhancing our images. In this new series, I’ll introduce you to (or remind you of) time saving shortcuts, enhancement techniques, and many of the lesser known, but really cool features in Lightroom.

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Lightroom’s Hidden Gems

From keyboard shortcuts to menu items, there is a lot of Lightroom’s hidden gems we miss while organizing and enhancing our images. In this new series, I’ll introduce you to (or remind you of) time saving shortcuts, enhancement techniques, and many of the lesser known, but really cool features in Lightroom.

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Washington, DC Workshop

Washington, DC Workshop

Spring is a favorite season for many photographers.  Warmer weather, longer days and new growth lure us from our winter doldrums and provide inspiration to once again create art. For sheer beauty and diversity of subject matter,

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