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Feature Image Workflow

Wedding photographers are insane. Who else would even consider the backend post production that is a wedding? That sheer volume of work alone is enough to turn many away from weddings entirely and others to sit paralyzed with anxiety in the middle of a busy wedding season. The workflow is brutal. If you’re not on…

Exposure

Digital film effects are what I like to call the “Pursuit of Imperfection.” What is this fascination with film? Seems that everyone is pushing out vintage film presets, filters and apps. Aside from the nostalgia of creating an image that looks like it was taken by your grandparents, most of these tools leave you wanting more….

Lightroom Compare

If there’s a part one, then you know there’s going to be a sequel. And if you’re a fan of the old Hot Shots movie, then you know the sequel has to be part deux. Not one to disappoint, I’m going to share another five of my favorite tips to help you work more efficiently,…

Lightroom Clipping Before

By the time you finish reading this week’s tip, you’ll have learned five ways to work more efficiently, productively and creatively in Lightroom. If you already know these tips, then they’re not so secret. But chances are, you’ve forgotten about them and you’ll slap your forehead and say, “Oh yeah, I totally forgot about that!”…

Evrim Icoz Photography

This week’s tip features the new Radial Filter in Lightroom 5’s Develop Module. This new tool is an impressive addition to the Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush. Using Lightroom’s Radial Filter tool, you can easily apply selective adjustments such as color temperature, exposure, clarity, saturation and noise reduction. Like a late-night infomercial, there’s always more! A…

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From Twit Photo to Photography Unfiltered, Catherine Hall is the latest guest on Tamara Lackey’s reDefine. Catherine talks about making the most out of every episode and how she got started with that job. They chat about photographing for memories, finding your niche and printing your own work. Catherine hands out some advice about being…

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Commercial photographer Mark Wallace talks with Tamara Lackey about how got started in photography and his early career as a teenager acting and writing plays. Mark chats about how he got started with his digital photography videos on YouTube, his favorite gear and social media. Click here to watch the full interview with Mark Wallace….

In these two latest episodes of reDefine with Tamara Lackey, she interviews food and travel photographer Penny de los Santos. Learn how to make hummus sexy and much, much more! Penny’s advice is to take risks, because why not? And she talks about her own risk taking and how to pack light for those last-minute…

In these two reDefine episodes with Tamara Lackey, she interviews Doug Gordon about wedding work, flow posing and his infamous nude photographs! Known for his shock value, Doug says he likes to skate on the edge. And Tamara talks to him about his work ethic, how he is able to make such great connections with…

Confused by the liquify tool? Need to know how to use it? Well, here’s your chance. Plus, you get a chance to make fun of Fundy in this wonderful shot by AJs Studio of Portland, OR. The liquify tool can be confusing at first, but it’s a necessary tool in this day and age where…