Fuji X – In Camera Perfection

One of my favorite features of the Fuji X-Series cameras, including the X-T1 and previous models, is the in-camera RAW processing features. ¬†Ironically enough, like the famous James Bond inventor of magical spy tools, this Fuji feature is accessed using the ‘Q’ button. This portrait of our newest kitten was… 

Using Multiple Catalogs in Lightroom

This article covers the Metadata section of the Smart Collections Workflow and is part of the complete Smart Collection Workflow for Lightroom. While it has been awhile since I have added more content to the workflow, time has helped the cause. Adobe Lightroom has continued to improve the workflow characteristics… 

Smart Collection Workflow – 0 Overview

This article covers the Overview section of the Smart Collections Workflow and is part of the complete Smart Collection Workflow for Lightroom. The Overview section of the Smart Collection Workflow is labeled at placeholder zero (0) so that it will appear first in the list. The overview contains, as you… 

Smart Collection Workflow – Contents

Simply presenting a file for downloading with a smart collection workflow will not help anyone actually use it. Because smart collections are customizable, I want you to understand each section and how it works. Then you can further customize it for your specific workflow. Here is a list of each… 

Smart Collection Workflow

This is an introduction to Smart Collections and is part of the complete Smart Collection Workflow for Lightroom. With the advent of Smart Collections in Lightroom 2, the web is abound with uses for them. Many of the uses presented are fancy filtering concepts. I ran across a great adaptation… 

Film Grain and GEM

This is part of my Scanning Images Workflow and the settings used on my negative to digital image scanner. Film Grain and GEM Film grain is similar to noise present in a digital image from a CCD. Film grain isn’t as noticeable in slower speed films and small print sizes…. 

Lightroom Tip#14 – Really Quick Pick and Reject

How many times have you finished a shoot, uploaded your many images and then sighed because you knew it was time to go through and pick the images to keep and the ones to reject. Let’s get on with it already! I want to start using my images, fix them… 

Web Workflow

This Web Workflow involves creating a web page to publish or distribute on CD. Similar to the Slideshow Workflow, this workflow is Lightroom specific. This workflow discusses various methods to use Lightroom Web Templates to maintain web pages and web sites. For very specific template information, we will refer you… 

Managing Lightroom Galleries on the Web

This is part of my Web Workflow using Adobe Lightroom. Adobe Lightroom is such an efficient tool, I developed a method for managing the web sites I create so that updates are available with minimum fuss and little manual work. The hard part is creating the first page or gallery…. 

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