I have just created the best photo editing course on the internet today. I felt the need to do this after doing hundreds of workshops around the world and listening to my student’s needs and struggles.
Photo editing can be a challenge, I know that first hand. When I first started editing I had no idea what I was doing. All the editing programs I was using were very confusing and I was completely overwhelmed and lost.
Photo Editing Course
In this Photo Editing Course, I cover all of the Lightroom develop module along with some awesome tricks. This cool tricks will help you speed up your workflow and develop your own style.
Let me take you back to the beginning. Every time I would go out to take photos I would come back and not have a clue as to what to do with them. I would upload them into Lightroom and I was completely overwhelmed with all the sliders.
I would spend hours behind the computer only to find my self frustrated because my images just didn’t look right. Some looked dull and crappy and some just overdone.
Fast forward 10 years. It took me a long time, but I finally arrived. Once my editing was on point, I started attracting the right clients, such as Nikon, National Geographic, Corona, and Volvo just to name a few.
In this course, I cover a wide range of photography genres. From portraiture to landscape photography and everything in between. I believe it’s important to be a well-rounded photographer and editor, this way you attract high paying clients.
After many years as a photographer and making a great living at it, I can tell you that editing is the other half. Meaning the editing must be just as good as your photography.
Editing takes practice, patience, repetition, and knowledge. With this course, I will have you editing like a pro in no time at all.
Tips and tricks for Sunrise photography you must know
Sunrise photography. Looking to make better photos during sunrise? In this video, I go over some tips and trick to help you do just that.
Sunrise photography can be tricky. As photographers we go out in search of the perfect photo especially during at sunrise and sunset, however, that means that all conditions must be right, from the weather to the right clouds to the right colors and everything in between. Unfortunately, more times than not you will be disappointed with the conditions and it is imperative that you use what you have around you to make good photos regardless of the conditions.
In this video, I cover everything you need to know for sunrise photography from camera settings to the composition
It is important that you use everything that is around you to help you with your composition. In this particular case I had very little to work with, however, the birds were on my side.
I immediately started shooting the landscape using the birds as my composition. Birds usually create really interesting patterns that will make a great image, or a boring photo all the sudden not so boring.
Living on the beach birds are a very important part of my images, but it’s not only about using birds, you can also use rocks or any kind of things that make patters. If you are familiar with my images you will know that I often use water, sand, rocks, and anything at my disposal to make images more interesting.
The most important thing to remember is that it is not about the journey to make a photo, it is not always going to be a success. In fact most of the time you will be disappointed with your images, but that is ok as long as you have fun in the process. Now that you have a few more tools under your belt, go out there and have some fun.
Are there any other tips you would add to the list?
How to install Lightroom Presets. In this video, I will teach you how you can install Lightroom Presets in your old Lightroom and in Lightroom CC. People often ask me if they switch to Lightroom CC can they move their presets over, and the answer is YES. You can install old presets, new presets and any kind of prests in Lightroom CC. The beautiful thing about Adobe Lightroom is that they are always updating their software. However, they always think of us and of all the tools we use.
Ever since I have been using Lightroom Presets, I have never had an issue with installing them in their software. With the update to Lightroom CC, it is no different. The ease of use of Adobe Lightroom and the ease of installing the Lightroom Presets make it a no-brainer for me.
In this video, I will show you how you can do this very easily. The Presets I use in the video are my DJI Aerial Presets. In the second video, I will show you how to install Lightroom presets in any other Lightroom you might have. You can download more of my Lightroom Presets here.
How to install Lightroom presets in Lightroom CC
How to install presets in Lightroom
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In this video, I show you how you can save a full resolution still frame form Final Cut Pro. Have you ever shot a video and really liked how one particular frame looked. Instead of taking a screenshot, there is a way to export the high-resolution still image from Final Cut. It is actually not complicated tp do.
Check out the video below and see how you can easily do this. After exporting this particular frame, I brought it into Lightroom and edited the photo. It actually works really good.
In this video, I show you how you can take a flat image into Lightroom and make it pop. By playing with a couple local adjustments and by using the sliders in the basic panel, you can make any image come to life.
I shot this image underexposed on purpose, only because I knew exactly what I was going to do with it in post. I wanted to create drama, not that I need to as the landscape lent itself to such dramatic light.
Lightroom is great in this way, you have so much control over your RAW file you can bring out the colors just as you saw them and create drama just like you have it in your head.
I shot this with my Nikon D800 and my Nikon 14-24mm lens. Drop me a comment below, I’d love to hear your thoughts. Do you ever use local adjustments?
I ran across Photolemur while doing a search for some cool plugins. Once I opened their page, I had to have the software. What is Photolemur? It is intelligent editing software.
What does that mean? It means you do not have to do anything. The software does it all for you. All you have to do is install, drop your photos in the software and like magic they come out editing. What is great about this particular software, is that it works as stand alone software or as a Lightroom plug in.
It is really cool and it actually does a really nice job. It does not overdo the image, it just makes some really nice crisp adjustments and the results are awesome.
I have tried it in a handful of photos and it seems to work well all around. Below are the samples I used in the video. Let me know your thoughts, and if you are a user I’d like to know what you think about the software. I personally think is awesome, and for the price, you can’t beat it.
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