October 2021: After 15+ years of keeping up with, teaching and reporting on Lightroom, I am taking a sabbatical until sometime next year. I will though continue to offer one-on-one online sessions, so if you need assistance cleaning up Lightroom or with anything else Lightroom related, do get in touch after reading about my sessions at this link. Otherwise, don’t let my sabbatical stop you from enjoying all the tutorials on my blog or purchasing and enjoying my video series for Lightroom Classic (and the old Lightroom 6 and 5). (I did sneak back in and make a video tutorial on Lightroom Classic 11 Masking – it’s in my Lightroom Fundamentals & Beyond series.)
Thank you to Lightroom users around the world for donating during my 2020 COVID relief fundraiser – together we raised $13,037! The fundraiser has now ended, but you can still watch the recording from the associated 75-minute “Lightroom Classic and Lightroom 6 Hidden Gems” webinar.
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