Want to dig a little deeper into Lightroom? These special features illuminate key aspects of this revolutionary photo management tool.
Using Lightroom's Develop module, you can do a lot to bring out the best tonal qualities of your images. Lightroom has easy-to-use sliders that allow you to react to the Exposure, Highlight/Shadow, and Brightness/Contrast needs of your images. In this excerpt from Chapter 5 of Photoshop Lightroom Adventure, Mikkel gives you a lushly illustrated overview of how to use the sliders in the Lightroom Develop module to quickly, easily, and satisfyingly make a variety of technical and aesthetic improvements to your photos.
O'Reilly Lightroom blogger Michael Clark caught up with Lightroom Product Manager Tom Hogarty at the Photo Arts Santa Fe trade show in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They sat down to chat about Adobe's professional photo management application, both as it stands now and where it might be going.
During a week long field test of Lightroom and Aperture, Michael Clark put both photo management applications to the test comparing ease of use, tool set, speed, and output. He summarizes his findings in this article with illustrations comparing key functions for each program.
By now, you've probably heard that Adobe's new Lightroom application simplifies your photography workflow, especially if you shoot Raw. In this seven-minute podcast, O'Reilly editor and photographer Derrick Story interviews Julieanne, and they discuss how Lightroom could change photography as we know it.
George Jardine, pro shooter and Adobe Lightroom Evangelist, was part of the Lightroom Adventure team that traveled to Iceland during the summer of 2006. In this interview by fellow Adventurer Derrick Story, George talks about working with other world class photographers on location and the development of Adobe Lightroom... and how the two forces came together in Iceland.
If you've been following the Adobe Lightroom Adventure to Iceland, you know that we've published a dozen galleries from members of the team. Viewing them, you might realize that some of them are using the current template available in Beta 3 for the Mac, and then others are, well, using something different.
If you're ready to start playing with Lightroom, you can tap your iPhoto library to provide the source material. Itís really simple, and you have plenty of options along the way.