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Every now and then I see a request for help from someone who had previously imported photos into Lightroom Classic (LrC), may have even done some work on them, but then after closing the program and returning later, just can’t find them in the catalog even though they can see the photos on their hard drive outside of LrC. They are understandably frustrated and confused, and typically the issue is caused by one of two situations. Here’s what to do if it ever happens to you. Since they’ve located the photos on the drive, we can rule out them being accidentally deleted (phew!), though it could still mean they were removed from their LrC catalog accidentally, so before we arrive at...
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Capturing the ethereal beauty of waterfalls remains a timeless pursuit for photographers, offering a blend of technical challenge and artistic expression. This helpful video dives into this subject, sharing insights based on extensive experience with waterfall photography, underlining its significance not just for its aesthetic appeal but for the technical acumen it demands. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photography's essence and education have been significantly altered by the surge of social media, presenting a complex challenge for photographers. This insightful video dives into this topic, exploring how the focus has shifted from the art of photography to monetization and gear reviews, emphasizing the importance of this shift for both emerging and established photographers. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Lightroom Classic is a surprisingly intricate program that, despite its widespread use among photographers, contains functionalities that often go unnoticed. For real estate photographers, and indeed for those in many other genres, mastering these lesser-known tools can significantly enhance the quality and efficiency of their workflow. This helpful video tutorial will show you several such tools. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
For Fujifilm medium format users, the GF 23mm f/4 R LM WR lens offers a wide angle of view suitable for genres like landscape and architectural photography. This excellent video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in usage. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The 1 Series and 5 Series are Canon's most important professional bodies, representing their flagship and workhorse cameras, respectively. As such, many users are eagerly awaiting more information on the upcoming EOS R1 and EOS R5 Mark II cameras, and we now know a bit more. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
There is a growing tendency in photography to produce commercially viable portfolios. I can't say that this is a bad tendency, as it nurtures image-makers who are more profitable. However, there are a few negatives to this. One of them is that everyone's portfolio looks the same. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Shooting interiors for real estate shouldn’t be that challenging if your goal is simply to photograph the entire space. However, if the goal is to come up with visually impactful images, then it’s very likely that you’ll have to solve some problems while shooting. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nicco Valenzuela)
If you happened to see the recent press release and subsequent articles, you may be under the impression that Canon has become the number one brand of mirrorless cameras. And this data is probably correct. But after their release, Sony was asked about it and decided to share their end of the same data, which also says they are number one in mirrorless. So what's the deal? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Jason Vinson)
The post The Essential Guide to Object Selection in Lightroom appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Ringsmuth. One of the most exciting, creative, and practical features in Lightroom is object selection. Knowing how to properly utilize the Select Objects tools can reduce hours of cumbersome editing into mere minutes – and while this feature is incredibly powerful, it’s also easy to handle. More broadly, object selection demonstrates Adobe’s practical approach to integrating AI into its photography tools, where each new feature has tangible benefits both for casual users as well as demanding professionals. In typical Lightroom fashion, object selection doesn’t do your editing for you. Instead, it gives you the power to edit your photos more...Lightroom Object Selection, two geese near a pond.
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I go full hands-on with the new version of Fundy Designer 11. Is it just an update to a tried and tested formula or does it have some new surprises in store for us? Here's the full scoop on what's new and improved. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Peter Morgan)
The choice between zoom and prime lenses is a fundamental consideration for photographers, affecting everything from image quality to shooting style. Understanding their differences is key to selecting the right lens for your photography needs, whether you're capturing landscapes, portraits, or fast-paced events. This helpful video will show you what you need to know. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Exploring the art of creatively borrowing from other photographers is a nuanced skill that can significantly impact an artist's work and growth. Recognizing and adapting the influences of others into one's own photographic style not only broadens creative horizons but also deepens personal expression. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Photography thrives on creativity, and finding ways to boost this creative energy is crucial for every photographer. This excellent video tutorial gets into practical exercises aimed at overcoming creative blocks, emphasizing their significance for photographers seeking fresh perspectives. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
The intersection of artificial intelligence and photography represents a pivotal moment in the evolution of visual arts. AI's impact on photography is profound, challenging traditional practices and opening new avenues for creative expression, but also causing significant unrest. This development is not just a technological upgrade but a fundamental shift in how images are created and consumed. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
Whether you're just starting out or have been honing your craft for years, the practice of photography is a continuous journey filled with discovery, growth, and boundless opportunities for self-expression. You are stepping into a world where creativity knows no bounds, and each time you press the shutter, you capture a moment frozen in time. This you already know, but has there ever been a time that you looked back to see where you started, and then suddenly realized how far you have actually come with your photography and appreciated the journey so far? [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Gary McIntyre)
Macro photography in challenging weather conditions, such as the cold and colorless winter of Stockholm, poses a unique set of obstacles and opportunities for photographers. Identifying the right subjects and adapting techniques to suit the environment is crucial for capturing compelling images, even in the least promising seasons. This fantastic video tutorial will show you how to do that. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)
One of the biggest tendencies I see among photographers is the pursuit of the latest and greatest kit. I, however, did the very opposite and invested in some truly ancient equipment. Not because I intended to write an article about it, but because there is a valid reason behind my choice. Let's delve into it. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Illya Ovchar)
Most people are familiar with the Sony a7-series cameras. These mirrorless cameras have matured over the last decade and enjoy a wide fan base. However, they have also grown significantly in size. If you prefer a smaller form factor, perhaps it's time to consider the Sony a7C II and a7CR. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Nando Harmsen)
Masking is an essential technique for photographers aiming to refine their images with precision, affecting specific parts of an image without altering the whole. This excellent video tutorial will show you everything you need to know to get started. [ Read More ]Original link(Originally posted by Alex Cooke)

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