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August 27, 2014
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Adobe Lightroom 5 Tips & Tricks Round-Up

Adobe Lightroom 5 Tips & Tricks

A round-up of good tips and tricks for using Adobe Lightroom 5



Adobe Evangelist Terry White reveals 5 tips for getting the most out of your Lightroom 5 catalog - Imaging Resource


How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough – PetaPixel


Video Tutorial How to Manage Your Lightroom Catalog While Travelling – Digital Photography School


Post Processing in Street Photography with Lightroom 5 - Thomas Leuthard on Youtube


Lightroom 5 And The New Radial Filter - KelbyOne on YouTube

August 25, 2014
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Adobe Is Developing A Tools To Migrate From Aperture To Lightroom (and has a how to for the impatient)

Migrate From Aperture To Lightroom

Adobe is working on a tool to make the transition from the soon to be no longer supported Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 5 smooth and hazzle-free. In the meantime they published a step by step guide on how to manually migrate your precious photo catalog and pics from Aperture to Lightroom.

Adobe is developing a migration tool to bring your photos into Adobe Photoshop Lightroom from Aperture, but if you’re eager to switch before the tool is ready, this guide helps ease your transition. We recognize that this migration can be a challenging process. The following resources and methodology to help get you up to speed with Lightroom and provide a roadmap for successfully migrating your photos.

Adobe is pushing their cloud service, the Creative Cloud Photography plan (again available for $9.99/month), to attract new customers. The plan comes with Photoshop and Lightroom. However, the upcoming tools as well as the how-to apply also to the stand-alone Lightroom 5 version.


August 20, 2014
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Canon LOG vs ACES Proxy LUT On Canon EOS Cinema Cameras (C100 and above)

Canon LOG vs ACES Proxy LUT – grab the differences in this video by CanonUSA.

August 20, 2014
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How To Manual Focus And Canon STM Lenses

CanonUSA on Youtube posted a video about what makes Canon’s STM lenses different from other lenses, and how to manual focus. STM stands for Stepping Motor, a new method to drive the auto-focus on lenses.

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, currently selling for $149 on Amazon US

August 15, 2014
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How To Use Highlight Tone Priority On Canon DSLRs

This is a rather useful feature on all recent Canon DSLRs, the highlight tone priority.

On this video posted by CanonUSA you learn how and when to use it. It’s a 1:33 min video. Check it to get better pics in difficult lighting with complex exposure requirements.


August 14, 2014
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How To Use Dust Delete Data (Video)

CanonUSA on Youtube posted a video about dust delete data and how to use it.