How To Set A White Point In Lightroom

Have you wondered why your photos appear boring and drab compared to others you see posted? We've all been there. There just may be a simple way for you to create more appealing images. It all starts with the edit. But where to even begin? Right? If you are using Lightroom, I've got a quick [...]
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Editing Quick Quiz | How’d I Edit This?

Are you ready to try a quick quiz again! Last month was a stunning success for a few of you! And, well, a challenge for a lot of you too! This month we are using one of my favorite photos! When I discover a silhouette opportunity I cannot pass it up! When my son and [...]
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Take A Quick Quiz! How’d She Edit It?

You may aim to always get your exposure correct in camera, but let's face it, you don't always hit that mark. You don't have to throw underexposed images out though. With a quick edit they can be saved. Creative Team Manager Kelly Buss started with this image of the California Coastline. I can't blame her [...]
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Editing The Night Sky

Do you take a photograph and stop right there? Done. Of course, that choice is perfectly okay. No photo police are going to knock on your door or scream,  "what are you thinking?!" when they see your photo. If you've ever wondered what "everyone else" is doing to get the photos adorning the pages of [...]
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How To Edit A Snowy Exposure Gone Wrong

Snowy scenes can be hard to capture correctly! Unless you are shooting in manual, the bright white from the snow tends to trick the camera into speeding up the shutter speed, creating dark, underexposed images. On a ridiculously cold winter day, I stepped outside to photograph my husband snowplowing the drive.   I didn't take [...]
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Lightroom Tips | CY365 Podcast #20

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How To Record Words With Your Photos

Are you capturing the stories that go with your photos? In this quick video I share some easy techniques for capturing the words with your photos.  How do you keep track of the stories that go with your photos?     Watch more Lightroom videos.
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How To Edit (And Create) Interesting Light

Hey there friends! Is your light fading? Yep, mine too. The light is disappearing in the late afternoon taking with it our opportunities to shoot without raising our ISO or adding in a flash. Sometimes playing with a little flash can be fun.   Shea is always my most patient and cooperative subject. He's photogenic [...]
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Create Art With Your Everyday Photos

How often do you edit your photos? Creative Team Member, Deirdre Harger shows us EXACTLY how to take an everyday photo and elevate to art in a beautiful way. I'll let Deirdre, tell her story! I purposely took this photo of my son for use in a photobook for his coach and in our little [...]
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Convert a Photo To Black And White With Lightroom 5

I love black and white photos. I love the contrast and I love the sense of calm they bring with their simplicity. Kelly shares a quick technique for converting your photos in Lightroom.   Read more about black and white photography.
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