Posts Tagged ‘Lightroom’

Using Lightroom to manage your videos

Posted by Robert Edwards on August 28, 2017 in Blog |

Like many Corporate Photographers I use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to manage my digital camera images. With images Lightroom can edit, convert, print, publish them and more. However video support is limited to managing those generated by still cameras and smartphones, and all modern cameras offer that. With video Lightroom only really offers video trimming and basic grading […]

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Digitising Photos with Your Camera

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 28, 2017 in Blog |

Everyone has a cache of photos, slides and negatives tucked away somewhere. They might be your images, family photos from your parents, or a film archive from your company. They all hold great value whether personal, sentimental or a business asset. It can seem like a huge responsibility: What are you going to do with […]

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Back to the DAM Old Days

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 28, 2016 in Blog |

Image Management – are we back to the old days? In the early noughties post-production for digital photography would require three distinct pieces of software: 1. Image browser 2. Raw converter 3. Image cataloguer Each application had it’s purpose. 1. Image Browser Downloading and creating a back up of images from the camera memory card is […]

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Storing Images – Best Practice

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 28, 2016 in Blog |

Photography storage and archiving can quickly become daunting, regardless of whether you’re a professional photographer or not. It doesn’t take too long to be inundated with hundreds of images and before you know it there are tens of thousands of them! Personally I’m managing over 400 000 images. Keep It Simple To make a storage […]

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Why Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Rules

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 30, 2016 in Blog |

Lightroom is undoubtedly the world’s leading raw photography workflow application. But why does it dominate the market when competing products can produce better results? It’s Adobe Firstly it’s made by Adobe who have led the graphics software market for over 25 years. Adobe’s software has been entrenched in the majority of creatives workflows, formal education, […]

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Adobe Lightroom problem

Posted by Robert Edwards on November 30, 2015 in Blog |

Adobe had a bad run recently. Lightroom, their flagship photography software, was updated and immediately crashed on opening for many users – including me. Those who could actually open the new version became vocal about Adobe dumbing down the photo import feature. So if you were Adobe how would you respond to this? “Well it works for […]

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Photography Workflow 2015

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 28, 2015 in Blog |

For the first 10 years of digital capture photographers were obsessed with workflow. There were hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and forums dedicated to it. Over time a workflow standard was achieved. So has anything changed? Not really it’s basically the same as it was in 1998! Only now the file sizes and storage capacity are far […]

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Battle for the Cloud

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 11, 2015 in Blog |

Apple and Adobe make great products. But they have very different approaches to making their applications work in the cloud. Apple will abandon all to make a new and better product. Adobe will forego features to ensure legacy products are supported. Apple Photos With the latest iOS/Mac OSX update Apple have updated/released their new Photos […]

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5 things GTD & DAM have in common

Posted by Robert Edwards on July 28, 2014 in Blog |

GTD (Getting Things Done) and DAM (Digital Asset Management) have a lot in common. GTD is a productivity methodology by created by David Allen. It has many layers and almost a religion to some. For professional photographers Allen’s Getting Things Done is one of those must read business books. DAM is how we safely manage our […]

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Goodbye Apple Aperture

Posted by Robert Edwards on June 27, 2014 in Blog |

Apple is to discontinue Aperture, its professional photo management application for Mac OS X. It’s been a long time since a major update for Aperture, a very long time in terms of software development. Compared to where competitors Adobe and Phase One have evolved, many speculated that Apple had abandoned Aperture. We now know Aperture […]

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