PhotoActive #128: New iPads and Lightroom Updates
In the latest PhotoActive episode, we discuss the new iPad models announced last week and look at the major updates in the Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.
The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI (and Thoughts on Luminar Neo)
The print copies of my new book The Photographer's Guide to Luminar AI are arriving! ... Just in time for the pre-announcement of Luminar Neo.
ON1 360 First Impressions at DPReview
Photographers often focus on the cloud-sync feature of Adobe Lightroom, often objecting to the way Lightroom (the newer version, not Lightroom Classic) automatically uploads all images to Creative Cloud. The software has been out for several years, and to this day (over the weekend, in fact) I get questions from people confused because they think ...
Watch My Luminar Webinar Replays
To help get the word out about my new book The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, I’ve done a couple of webinars with my friends at Rocky Nook (my publisher). If you weren’t able to watch them live, you can rewatch them here. I’ve enjoyed doing these more than I expected. I’ve appeared on many ...
Create a Short Video Using Premiere Rush CC
My latest article for CreativePro.com is a how-to piece. Have you ever been asked to whip together a video, but you don’t have any experience doing so? Or maybe you’re embarking on your own YouTube channel or video podcast. I share an overview of the process of creating a short video using Adobe’s new Premiere ...
How-to: Focus Stacking in Photoshop
Learn how to use focus stacking to get really sharp images.
Using iOS Shortcuts to Import Photos into Lightroom CC Mobile
Import photos into Lightroom CC for iPad without being stuck with duplicates in the Photos app, using an iOS Shortcut.
Fun with Depth Map Photos
When you shoot a Portrait Mode photo on an iPhone, the camera generates a depth map, which is a representation of which objects are closer or farther from the camera’s lens. Apple uses that depth map to identify the background in an image and add simulated blur to give the effect of a shallower depth ...
PhotoActive Episode 22: Photo Editing Apps
Do you edit photos on an iPad or iPhone? You’ll be surprised (not) that I use my iPad Pro quite often when editing photos. It’s the best way to do it on the couch instead of trudging up to my home office. On the latest episode of the PhotoActive podcast, Kirk and I talk about ...
What’s New in Lightroom Classic CC 8.0
In addition to releasing Lightroom CC 2.0 (which I wrote about at DPReview earlier this week), Adobe released Lightroom Classic CC 8.0, an update to the desktop-focused version of Lightroom. Over at CreativePro, I look at what’s new in this version, including the cool HDR Panorama and Depth Range Masking features. The depth-map image of ...