Lightroom Secrets – How to Create Stunning Photos with Clarity Contrast in Adobe Lightroom

People often ask me what is the secret sauce I use to make some of my most striking photos. It certainly isn't 1000 islands. The secret is in my use of clarity and in this short tutorial I'll show you how.
People often ask me what is the secret sauce I use to make some of my most striking photos. It certainly isn't 1000 islands. The secret is in my use of clarity and in this short tutorial I'll show you how. [More]

How to Make Great Lifestyle Sunset Shots with no Flash in Adobe Lightroom

It's much easier to get great photos with great gear. But what if you have limited gear? What if you don't even have a flash and you want a great sunset photo? How can you get it? Learn this trick and never worry about having meh sunset portraits again!
It's much easier to get great photos with great gear. But what if you have limited gear? What if you don't even have a flash and you want a great sunset photo? How can you get it? Learn this trick and never worry about having meh sunset portraits again! [More]

How to Make Your Daylight Photos Stand Out with Adobe Lightroom (Part 2 of 2)

We all want to take amazing photos and sometimes it can be very frustrating to try and get a photo t
We all want to take amazing photos and sometimes it can be very frustrating to try and get a photo t [More]

How to Make Your Daylight Photos Stand Out with Adobe Lightroom (Part 1 of 2)

We've all seen those daylight photos that have that little extra magic that make them linger in the memory. What's the trick to getting those dreamy type photos when the photo you have isn’t that great to start with? In this 2 part article I show you how.
We've all seen those daylight photos that have that little extra magic that make them linger in the memory. What's the trick to getting those dreamy type photos when the photo you have isn’t that great to start with? In this 2 part article I show you how. [More]

6 Tips to Make Amazing Long Exposure Photographs at Night (Part 2 of 2)

Now that you know the tips on taking amazing long exposure night photos, learn the retouching techniques to take those photos to the next level.
Now that you know the tips on taking amazing long exposure night photos, learn the retouching techniques to take those photos to the next level. [More]

6 Tips to Make Amazing Long Exposure Photographs at Night (Part 1 of 2)

Some of my best selling photos are long exposure night photos and these are 6 simple tips to help you take amazing photos of your own.
Some of my best selling photos are long exposure night photos and these are 6 simple tips to help you take amazing photos of your own. [More]

How to Use Histograms To Properly Expose RAW files in Adobe Lightroom Part 3 of 3 – The Importance of Proper Exposure to Workflow

The perfection of any photograph is almost always first judged by how well it is exposed, and in 5 minutes I’ll show you how to expose for sunset photos perfectly.
The perfection of any photograph is almost always first judged by how well it is exposed, and in 5 minutes I’ll show you how to expose for sunset photos perfectly. [More]

How to Use Histograms To Properly Expose RAW files in Adobe Lightroom Part 2 of 3 – Whites and Blacks

What’s the difference between a good photograph and a great one? It’s the attention to details. How can you quickly tell when you are losing details in your dark colors and light colors? Find out in Part 2.
What’s the difference between a good photograph and a great one? It’s the attention to details. How can you quickly tell when you are losing details in your dark colors and light colors? Find out in Part 2. [More]

How to Use Histograms To Properly Expose RAW files in Adobe Lightroom Part 1 of 3 – Shadows and Highlights

Few people truly understand the power of Histograms or Shadows & Highlights adjustments in Lightroom, yet they are crucial to creating properly exposed photos with all details. Take 10 minutes and understand your photograph’s real potential.
Few people truly understand the power of Histograms or Shadows & Highlights adjustments in Lightroom, yet they are crucial to creating properly exposed photos with all details. Take 10 minutes and understand your photograph’s real potential. [More]