July 9, 2010
Former Adobe Evangelist George Jardine has announced his new Lightroom 3 workflow and management video tutorials. George was the original Lightroom video guy from the early days of Lightroom and is both a gifted photographer and great educator. This course is 4 1/2 hours long, over 15 different videos, and dives deeply into the Library.
The videos cover:
Photo Library Structure – 10:49
The Lightroom Catalog Overview – 6:23
The Lightroom User Interface – 15:21
The Pro Workflow Overview – 32:50
The Lightroom Import Dialog – 14:15
The Library Module – Part 1 – 23:42
The Library Module – Part 2 – 25:21
Keywords & Metadata – 19:57
File Renaming – 18:54
Editing Methods in Lightroom 3 – 23:35
The Lightroom Filter Bar – 12:29
Virtual Copies – 9:16 (Check out the free sample movie, here.)
The Export Dialog & Publish Services – 13:35
The Lightroom to Photoshop Workflow – 17:09
Digital Photo Library Backup Strategies – 16:43
Working With Multiple Lightroom Catalogs – 20:15
Priced at a very reasonable $29.95. More information is available from http://mulita.com/blog/?page_id=2.
June 13, 2010
In conjunction with the release of Lightroom 3, D65 launched a new website offering Lightroom Webinars, Tech Support, and intensive Lightroom Workshops. The D65 workshops and interactive, live webinars are a dynamic resource for digital photographers of any level. Their 4-day intensive will equip you with the tools to manage your workflow efficiently, effectively, and effortlessly. The 1.5 hour webinars highlight features of Lightroom 3. Seth Resnick and Jamie Spritzer are the perfect guides to lead you through the maze technical problems and practical challenges that stand between you and a seamless digital workflow with Lightroom at the core.
Seth Resnick and Jamie Spritzer, the Co-Founders of D65 also announced their new book , D65′s Lightroom Workbook, Workflow, Not Workslow in Lightroom 3. This book details everything you ever wanted, or needed to know about the five modules in Lightroom, including setting up preferences for optimal results and organizing catalogs. Included is an entire chapter which details the D-65 legendary workflow; an advanced, yet simple workflow from capture through editing, tweaking, processing and exporting.
November 18, 2009
Anita Dennis has been in touch to get word out that Help is now available for Lightroom 3 Beta.
Pressing F1, or using Help>Lightroom Help will take you there. For the official announcement and links to specific topics, check out the official documentation blog Phosphors.
October 28, 2009
As regular readers of this blog will know, I have an interest in Timelapse photography. I’ve had Jeffrey Friedl write a panning script (thanks yet again, Jeffrey!) and I’ve even gone as far as writing a plugin that uses ffmpeg to create video from exported files. But now thanks to Andy Rahn, Lee Jay Fingersh and Matt Dawson, I’ve achieved an even better goal: Timelapse video straight from Lightroom.
August 15, 2009
In our ongoing series of interviews with Lightroom users, Lightroom News was delighted to have ‘Within The Frame’ author David duChemin take our questions as he ventured off on yet another trip.
Hi David, thanks for joining us on Lightroom News. Those that know you here are probably most familiar with your excellent book “Within The Frame”. To kick off, can you give us a little background to your photography and how it eventually lead to the book?
Thanks for having me! I think at heart I’m a communicator, so I approach photography as an act of expression. But it took me 20 years to get to that point, like I was learning a language and suddenly understood that that language could be used to tell the stories I was most passionate at telling. It lead to the book because I saw a vacuum in the teachings of photography about why we use photography as an art form and not just how we do so. And then this crazy “hey, what if I write a book?” thing kind of spiraled out of control and here we are.
May 22, 2009
Loads happening in the Lightroom world this week:
Anita Dennis has announced some of the changes in Lightroom Help.
Speaking of Lightroom Help, they have a good list of tutorial videos related to Lightroom.
Lightroom Blog has a video on using the DNG Profile editor to create an IR profile to use in Lightroom.
Matt Kloskowski has a nice tip on Grid Thumbnail Sizes, along with a Q&A Post, and more free presets.
Adobe Community Expert Gene McCullough has a post on Single or Mulitple Catalogs over at Lightroom Secrets.
You can also catch up with the current Lightroom headlines using Alltop.
It would also be remiss to mention that Camera Raw 5.4 is out on Adobe Labs. While Lightroom versions tend to coincide with Camera Raw versions, no mention has been made of such an update yet.
March 2, 2009
Matt Dawson has already given us the Export Backup plugin for Lightroom, but now he’s added a plugin to simplify Metadata Entry into Lightroom to the list. Those who are familiar with Jeffrey’s Friedl’s Metadata Viewer Preset builder, will have an idea what this can do. The main difference is that Jeffrey is using undocumented V1.1 features in creating the list, whereas Matt is using current SDK2.0 information to build his. Matt notes that Jeffrey is currently too busy to update his version, but also that his version caters to plugin metadata.
Matt details how to add your own tagsets in his Lightroomforums.net post about the plugin.
February 12, 2009
While there is a Shortcuts section to Adobe Community Help for Lightroom, it’s part of the full Help document and takes a little effort to print separately. In response to user requests on this, Senior Solutions Engineer for Education Rick Miller has produced the Lightroom 2 Shortcuts PDF Reference Guide.
December 17, 2008
Rather than doing my own post, which I was in the processing of making, let me point you over to Matt Kloskowski and his Lightroom Killer Tips post on Removing Old Camera Profiles. Based on comments on his 2.2 announcement post, Matt lists the locations of the files you need to find and delete.
November 29, 2008
Joe Barrett of The Image-space has just uploaded a new Lightroom 2 ebook on his website.
You reviewed my last book back in March last year. Thanks.
It’ a collection of over 25 tips and techniques that he’s been progressively posting. It’s not the first time you’ve seen the name either, because he also had one for Lightroom 1. As with the first book, this is free, but donations are accepted.
Sharpening in Lightroom
Relocate Missing Image Files
Virtual Copies Collections