Book Recommendation: Lightroom Classic CC: The Missing FAQ

Victoria Bampton's Lightroom Missing FAQ book has always been my favorite Lightroom book, and her latest edition, Lightroom Classic CC: The Missing FAQ, is no exception. Victoria is known in the Lightroom community as the Lightroom Queen, and for good reason - she's one of the most knowledgeable and experienced Lightroom users and authors out there. [...]

2018-07-17T14:02:11-07:00July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The Best and Easiest Way to Master Lightroom 5

I am honored to announce that my Lightroom 5 Workshops on Video (The Fundamentals & Beyond and Producing Great Output) have been named by Fred Eckert of PhotoSource International as the "best and easiest way to master Lightroom 5", along with Victoria Bampton's Lightroom 5: The Missing FAQ.  Here's a quote from his review: [Laura's Lightroom [...]

2017-08-04T14:28:14-07:00March 7th, 2014|2 Comments

Essential Development: 20 Great Techniques for Lightroom 5

Sean McCormack's Essential Development: 20 Great Techniques for Lightroom 5 is out! An update to Sean's Lightroom 4 e-book, it focuses exclusively on developing photos, and is full of great techniques and tips. For only $7, you receive not only a very generous 130+ page e-book, but also 100 of Sean's develop presets.  Sean is an [...]

2017-06-28T20:21:34-07:00July 27th, 2013|1 Comment

Lightroom Questions? Here’s Where to Turn for Answers

I am very happy to report that Victoria Bampton's exceptional reference book, Adobe Lightroom 5 - The Missing FAQ, is now available!  Victoria is a fellow Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom,  the founder of, and one of the most knowledgeable Lightroom experts I know.  She therefore understands what questions Lightroom [...]

2017-06-28T20:22:01-07:00July 1st, 2013|0 Comments

Great Lightroom Print Templates — for Free!

Those of you that follow this blog regularly know that I love the Custom Package functionality in Lightroom’s Print module. With this, we can create free-form layouts of multiple photos, and add a bit of text or a logo. You may also know that I don’t emphasize templates and presets in my teaching, because I like [...]

2019-01-05T16:11:24-08:00June 24th, 2013|8 Comments

Adobe Kuler Free iPhone App Released Today

The Adobe Kuler iPhone app is available starting today. Kuler is a cloud-based application for making and exploring color themes using an iPhone or your browser. Kuler now gives you multiple options to capture inspiring color themes whenever and wherever you come across them; capturing color inspiration on your iPhone, syncing colors in Illustrator, Photoshop, and [...]

2021-08-16T10:23:18-07:00May 30th, 2013|0 Comments

Craft & Vision’s Photograph Magazine

I have to confess that I don’t read many photography magazines. It’s not that I don’t enjoy them, it’s simply that I don’t often have the mental bandwidth for them. Whether this is due to age (I’m not telling) or just information overload, I find that I have to be selective in what I pick up. [...]

2017-08-29T15:39:36-07:00February 7th, 2013|0 Comments

Great Craft & Vision E-Book Sale on Now!

Many of you know that I am a fan of Craft and Vision, which offers high quality photography e-books at amazing prices.   They have just released  Piet Van den Eynde's new Lightroom 4 Unmasked - A Complete Guide to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.  I am looking forward to reading it. It is over 300 pages, and [...]

2017-06-28T20:36:27-07:00November 22nd, 2012|0 Comments