Free Aperture to Lightroom Migration Tool

Tweet With Apple recently announcing they will stop developing Aperture many users have been wondering what they are going to do next? Some people have said they will keep using Aperture for awhile and others have said they are going to make the move to another software like Adobe’s Lightroom. Apple or Adobe haven’t announced any plans yet for a official migration tool however a developer (Adrian Grah) took matters into...

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Adobe changes the subscription policy for Lightroom
Jul14

Adobe changes the subscription policy for Lightroom

Tweet Adobe made a pretty huge change to the subscription policy for their Lightroom app. Lightroom has always been available as part of the Creative Cloud subscription service that Adobe rolled out awhile back. However in the past if you had cancelled your Lightroom subscription you would loose access to all of the applications including Lightroom. Since Lightroom is a database unlike the other apps in Adobe suite like Photoshop and...

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What’s a catalog in Lightroom?

Tweet If you are new to Lightroom you might not know all of the terminology yet and catalogs are a essential part of Lightroom. So today we will cover some of the basics around what Catalogs are in Lightroom. First one of the great things about Lightroom is when you are editing your images it’s totally non-destructive. That means that all edits are not done to the original file but are layered on top of the file. Knowing this...

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Apple ending development on Aperture
Jun28

Apple ending development on Aperture

Tweet A few weeks back at WWDC Apple announced some big changes to the way they deal with Photos. With a new Photos app in iOS 8 you will be able to edit photos from your iPhone or iPad and edits will be stored in the cloud so you can see the most recent version of the edited image no matter what device you are on. They also will have a new Photos application out that will replace iPhoto and that will be released early next year....

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Save with our Summer Lightroom Preset Sale

Tweet This weekend marked the first day of summer! It’s my favorite time of the season and the busiest for my photography. We are going to help everyone celebrate summer with a great sale on 2 of our most popular Lightroom Preset packs. First our Portrait Bundle for Lightroom is on sale for only $15 (normally $60 for everything in the bundle). The is a bundle that comes with our Ultimate Portrait Lightroom Presets, the Portrait...

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How to bring back more from the shadows in Lightroom
Jun22

How to bring back more from the shadows in Lightroom

Tweet In Lightroom 3 Adobe had the ability to really open up the shadows. With the fill light slider you could bring back a lot of detail and Adobe replaced this with the Shadow slider. Although you would loose a lot of quality in the image when you used the fill light slider and cranked it all the way up it did really lighten up very dark shadows and came in handy sometimes like if you wanted a fake HDR effect. If you want to get the...

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