Workflow

Why Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Rules

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, … Read more

Photography Workflow 2015

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 … Read more

Free your SSD from the Cloud in 4 steps

Upgrading a hard drive to a Solid State Drive comes at a cost, not just in dollars but also in storage space. If you use Dropbox (or similar cloud sharing service) like I do to deliver jobs, it eats up a lot of storage space. Once the job is on Dropbox I don’t want it stored … Read more

5 things GTD & DAM have in common

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 … Read more

Adobe announces Lightroom Mobile

After the the previous demo and leak we knew Adobe were working on a tablet version of Lightroom that would sync to your desktop catalog. Today Adobe officially announced the availability of Lightroom 5.4 and Lightroom mobile (Lr Mobile) for iPad. Lr Mobile is available as a free add-on for all Creative Cloud subscribers including the … Read more

Lightroom Loves SSD

Apart from upgrading your computer RAM, adding a SSD drive will improve your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom experience tenfold. If you find Lightroom sluggish invest in a SSD. With 120GB prices under $75 costs have dropped to almost a third of what they were a few years ago. SSD (Solid State Drives) work much like a … Read more

Photographic Guidelines 10th Anniversary

The Australian Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines (APDIG) will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. Independently published by a group of like-minded Australian professional photographers seeking a common standard APDIG was a world first for such guidelines. Initially under the umbrella of the Society of Australian Commercial & Media Photographers APDIG broadened to include the Australian … Read more