Getting started with Lightroom 4 – importing images

Tweet Since Lightroom at it’s heart is a database where we can organize our images and quickly search later there are a few things we can do from the very start to help save time later. Today I am going to cover importing your images into Lightroom 4. First there are generally 2 different ways that you will import your files. You will either import them directly from your card or if the images have already been downloaded to...

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Adding a border to Lightroom 4

Tweet Yesterday I talked about Creating an Instagram Style Sloppy Border in Photoshop CS6 and today I want to walk through how to take this border and apply it to your images in Lightroom. First select the image you would like to apply a border to and then head on over to the print module. On the right hand side of the print module we need to modify a few settings and will first choose the Single Image/Contact Sheet as the layout...

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Create an Instagram Style Sloppy Border in Photoshop CS6

Tweet With vintage being in style for awhile now and apps like Instagram pushing up the popularity even more I have created a few different articles on how to make your digital images have that analog feel to them. If you missed these here are a few of the most popular vintage articles: How to create a light leak effect in Lightroom Free Vintage Lightroom Presets Creating a sloppy border like the Lo-Fi filter in Instagram is pretty...

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Amazing Golden Gate Bridge Photos

Tweet Yesterday marked the 75th anniversary for the Golden Gate Bridge. The bridge is one of the most photographed monuments on the west coast and a work of art. Every time I drive over the bridge there is a little sense of childhood amazement, it’s a beautiful creation and located around so much natural beauty as well that it has always been a choice subject for the camera. To celebrate the anniversary I wanted to post some...

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The Art of Wedding Photography – Ignore the Competition

Tweet The Art of Wedding Photography – Ignore the Competition Today’s post is part of a series I have been working on that will come out piece by piece over the next month about wedding photography. Wedding photography just like any other type of photography, is an art form first and foremost. It’s one thing you will always hear me repeat and will beat on my drum over and over about the true art of photography. The...

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