Category: How-to

Photoshop Elements 2021 Classroom in a Book

Did I mention that 2020 was a busy year for me? One of my regular projects for the last couple of years has been updating the Adobe Photoshop Elements Classroom in a Book for Adobe Press/Pearson. I originally worked on it in 2013 when the authors were too busy to update the title, and then ...

Take Control of Managing Your Files

Is your macOS desktop filled with file icons? Do you even know a desktop picture is hiding behind them?!? Perhaps you need to take control of managing your files.

How to Save a Lightroom Catalog After an Epic Mistake

The best stories are told from personal experience, right?

Take Control of Apple Watch v1.1, Updated for watchOS 7 and New Models

I’ve just completed a big update to my book Take Control of Apple Watch to include the changes and improvements in watchOS 7 and the new Apple Watch Series 6 and SE models.

Webinar: Editing Black & White Photos in Luminar, Aug. 27

I'm doing another free Luminar webinar that covers editing black and white photos, on August 27. Join me!

Take Control of Apple Watch

I’ve just released a new book—and it’s not the one you think! Yes, it’s been less than two weeks since my Luminar 4 book was published (and thank you for the great response to it), but I’m back to announce the immediate availability of a book all about the Apple Watch. Take Control of Apple Watch is a ...

Photography Advice at Adobe.com

Adobe picked my brain and others' to assemble a lot of great photographic advice on several topics.

How to Create Panoramas in Lightroom

At CreativePro.com, I walk through the process of creating panorama photos in Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.

Lightroom in Black and White

Converting a photo from color to black and white isn’t just a matter of reducing the color saturation to zero. Lightroom and Lightroom Classic offer several ways to go gray, from easy one-click options to manipulating each color value for distinctly different looks. In my latest article for CreativePro, I walk through the options for ...

How to Share Photos to Social Media from Lightroom

A friend who hasn’t done much photography in a while asked me last week, “Do you tone photos for exporting to screen, or do people still worry about color separations and paper stocks?” Although the latter are certainly important when printing images, I think most people now export images to be viewed on social media ...