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If you've ever had the frustration of losing your photos in Lightroom, this video will help you recover them and learn how to take steps so it never happens again.

Before and after sharpening picture of a coastline

We all spend a lot of time and effort to make our images as sharp as possible. We invest money in equipment to capture the sharpest images possible. We also use a variety of shooting techniques to make sure that our pictures are crisp. Even after doing all that, however, most of the time our ... [Read more]

With Photoshop you can improve your photos in so many unique ways. If you need a simple adjustment, like exposure, you can do that. Or if you want to do something more advanced, like retouching skin and eyes, you can do that too. Pretty versatile, don't you think? The main issue is that Photoshop can ... [Read more]

how to install lightroom presets

How to Install Lightroom Presets - this written and video tutorial will walk you through how to install LR presets you've bought. It walks you thorough all the steps one by one in easy to follow directions and screenshots, or you can watch the video and follow along.

This video tutorial takes you through all the sliders in the basic panel in LR's Develop module. Learn which to use first, last, and how not to overdo it and go too far. Learn tips and tricks to make your images pop.

In this video tutorial I demonstrate how to use adjustment layers to do non-destructive editing for tone control in your images. This is helpful to direct the viewers eye to the subject. The sample image file is provided for you to download and follow along with the tutorial.

vintage effect in photoshop

While Lightroom allows you to easily adjust and tweak your pictures, Photoshop can let you create some really unique, creative effects with your photography. In this vintage photography tutorial, we will show you how easy it is to give your regular pictures an authentic vintage appearance, in just a few easy steps.

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