Importing Camera To iPad To Lightroom

When I ordered my 64GB iPad, my intention was to see if I could use it as a 90% laptop replacement. I’ve been using the Google cloud for my productivity more and more lately, so I’m really just down to the apps I need for photography, namely Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, and presentations (though my […]

How To Create A Montage With Adobe Photoshop

Hidden Falls

Creating a montage with Photoshop has always been one of my favorite creative outlets. It gives me an opportunity to set my mind free and see my photography from a totally different perspective. It also enables me to use photos that are flawed, or that I might not be able to use otherwise, for whatever […]

How To Get One Good Shot Out Of Two Bad Ones With Photoshop CS4

You’ve probably been there. You’re shooting an event, running around all over, trying to capture anyone and everyone, taking advantage of any impromptu group poses when you happen upon them, not really sure what you have or don’t have. Everything happens in a whirlwind, and you’re observing it all through this tiny portal on the […]

How Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Changed My Workflow

About a month ago, I read a post by Thomas Hawk about his workflow, which inspired a friend of mine to blog about his own, so I started thinking about how mine has changed radically in the last few years. The catalyst for this change is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Prior to Lightroom, my workflow consisted […]

Getting The Focus You Want Using Photoshop

Yellow Hibiscus

When I’m shooting florals, my weapon of choice is my old Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8D macro lens (now superceded by the 105mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR). Whenever possible, I like to shoot them wide open to accentuate the flower by creating as much bokeh as possible, blurring the background to minimize distractions in the frame. This […]