Last week Lightroom guru Sean McCormack released a new web engine plug-in, LRB Exhibition. I have to say, I am impressed — in less than an hour I was able to use Lightroom to create a complete website that I would not hesitate to show someone who might judge my work. The plug-in accomodates a home page, about page, contact page, one additional page of your choice, up to two external link pages, and up to 6 gallery pages. You can modify text placement, fonts, all colors, and much more. And it costs just 15 Euros, or USD $21 at today’s exchange rate! This includes up to 9 downloads, so as Sean continues to refine the product, you can [...more]
I had planned to write more about Timothy Armes’ great plug-in LR2/Mogrify, which among other things allows you to add fairly sophisticated borders and watermarks to your images when you export them. However, today I noticed that my very talented colleague David Marx has posted a video about this on Lightroomlab.com. Do check it out! You can download the plug-in here. Read the Quickguide for more instructions and examples.
Last week I wrote about Jeffrey Friedl’s plug-in that allows you to export images directly to Facebook. There are lots of other great third-party plug-ins out there. But how can one find out about them? Easy, of course, or I wouldn’t be writing about it! In the Library module of Lightroom, click on the Export button (bottom left), then Plug In Manager (bottom left), and then Plug-in exchange. This takes you out to the Adobe web site, where you can browse and download plug-ins. You can choose to look at most popular, highest rated, featured, or all, and browse by category — Develop presets, Export plug-ins, Web galleries, and Other. You can also filter by whether they are shareware, donationware, [...more]