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Free Webinar April 9: Lightroom Mobile in Action!

Join me Wednesday, April 9, as I demonstrate what’s new in Lightroom 5.4, and all the features of Lightroom mobile and Lightroom web view. I’ll also discuss ways to incorporate Lightroom mobile into your workflow, and take your questions. When: [UPDATE: Completed - Signup below to be alerted of upcoming Lightroom webinars!] Wednesday, April 9, 11 am Pacific Daylight Time (Los Angeles/Seattle) / 1 pm CDT / 2 pm EDT / 6 pm GMT. 60 minutes. Mobile Devices: You may also watch the webinar on your mobile device with the Adobe Connect app from your mobile app store. Different time zone? Use this time zone converter to calculate the time in your location. While this webinar has ended, enter your [...more]

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Don’t Miss Out on My Upcoming Fall Seattle Japanese Gardens Workshop with Charles Needle!

Join Charles Needle and me at the peak of autumn color in Seattle’s beautiful Japanese Garden, October 25-26, 2013 .  In this 2-day workshop, you’ll learn how to capture fall colors in pleasing compositions that evoke the spirit of the Garden, and to bring out the best in your photos using Lightroom’s Develop module. We will gain special early-morning access to the Garden before it opens to the public, from 7:30 am to 10 am on both days with the use of tripods, for a total of six private hours of shooting with your tripod! Charles, a professional garden photographer and workshop leader,  will teach you how to best translate your creative vision into stunning imagery through lectures and lots [...more]

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Seattle Meetup: What’s New for Photographers in Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC

If you’re in the Seattle area, please join me and the Seattle Flickrites meetup group July 24, 2013 from 6-8 pm. I will demonstrate the new features in Lightroom 5, and those in Photoshop CC applicable to photographers. Sign up and get more information on the Seattle Flickrite meetup page here.

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Lightroom 5 Video Training Series Coming Soon!

Just a quick note for those of you wondering – I am hard at work updating my Lightroom Fundamentals & Beyond series, and am really hoping it will be available this coming week. Next I’ll get busy on Lightroom 5: Producing Great Output. Thank you for all your email inquiries on this – it is nice to know that you are looking forward to them! Have a great weekend.

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Lightroom Output Made Easy – Free Online Workshop, March 18-20!

Join me for this free, live, worldwide online workshop with creativeLIVE on Lightroom’s Output Modules — March 18-20, 2013. Learn how to make beautiful prints, photo books, slideshows and web galleries in Lightroom. In addition to teaching you how to use Lightroom’s output modules, I’ll demystify critical output concepts that often confuse and intimidate photographers: color management (monitor calibration, color spaces, printer profiles, soft proofing), resolution and how large you can print your photo, what JPEG quality means, and more. In the Print module you’ll learn not only how to do your own printing, but also how to export your layouts so that someone else can print them for you or to share electronically. In Book, you’ll learn how to [...more]

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Adobe Community Professional 2013

I was honored to find out this week that I have been awarded the Adobe Community Professional designation for 2013! Adobe Community Professionals are a small worldwide team of highly skilled users from across the whole range of Adobe products, who contribute at high levels to supporting Adobe software users.  I hope to continue to earn this going forward by continuing to provide you with useful Lightroom tutorials, video series, and more!  

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Don’t Miss My Seattle Lightroom 4 Book Module Workshop March 2!

It’s not too late to sign up for my one-day March 2 workshop here in Seattle. You’ll learn to make great photo books and PDF’s using Lightroom 4′s new Book module. Sign up at Photo Center Northwest. I hope you can join us!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! I have this very strong feeling that 2013 is going to be a great year, and I am hoping that this is for you as well as me, for the world in general — and for Lightroom, too! Thank you so much for helping to make 2012 such a rich and rewarding one for me. I love feeling like I make some small difference in your enjoyment of photography, and I appreciate all the notes and support I have received this year from readers and customers. I wish you a joyful, healthy and creative 2013! Laura    

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4th Blog Anniversary!

It’s hard for me to believe that I started this blog four years ago, just as Lightroom 2 was being released.  I  had no idea how many people would come to read this blog, and how many wonderful thank you notes and words of of support I would receive. I thank you for these, and for visiting and being part of this great Lightroom community we have. If you do enjoy this blog, please share it with your photo friends and colleagues.    

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Now Available — Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output – A Workshop on Video

I’m very happy to announce that I have finished this new video tutorial series, on producing great output with Lightroom 4!  For those of you who have been waiting, I appreciate your patience.  My goal with this series is not only to teach you the how-to of the Book, Slideshow, Print and Web modules, but also to give you a strong foundation in output concepts that are critical to your success in producing high quality consistent output. Lightroom 4: Producing Great Output Almost  12 hours of training on 55 videos, for Mac and PC (and iPad compatible!) Section                                                 # Videos              Duration (h:m) Introduction                                               2                                    0:13 Output Concepts                                       9                                    2:28 Getting Started                                          2                                    0:22 Book                                                         14 [...more]

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