Category Archive: How-To

How-To: Rate and Tag Images in Lightroom

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Previously I talked about how to structure your image library using a simple naming scheme for files and directories. Today I’ll describe the next — quite difficult and highly subjective — part of… Continue reading

How-To: Name the Files and Directories in Your Image Library

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In the previous article I talked about the wonderful things that happen when you mercilessly sort out your images and build a small and well-organized image library. Today┬áI want to show you how… Continue reading

How-To: Sort Images Without Mercy

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I’m firmly convinced that the biggest strength of Lightroom is not making RAW files pretty, but making it easy to identify our best images from a shoot, organize these in a meaningful way… Continue reading

How-To: Perfect Exposure

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Last update: 30 April, 2013 Setting exposure optimally is quite straightforward in the digital era, and this article will help you nail it every time. Part 1: The Histogram A finished image (displayed… Continue reading

How-To: Computer Backup and Data Safety

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Last update: 30 April, 2013 This topic is relevant to all computer users, but since this is a photography-related site, let’s put this in a photographic perspective. Say you were on a photo… Continue reading

How-To: Memory Cards and Image Safety

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Last update: 16 April, 2013 While some hobby photographers shoot mainly in their neighborhood and take only few images a day, others pay thousands of dollars to travel to exotic locations, shoot thousands… Continue reading