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The Most Misunderstood Word in Lightroom

Spoiler alert: it’s “Import.” After wrapping up my Lightroom tour, I can pretty much tell you there’s no other word or concept that’s more confusing. Here’s why: Lightroom Classic: When you hit the … [Read more]

Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 1

We love Lightroom for the power of the Develop module, but there is so much more to love about how it can streamline our entire post processing and asset management workflows. Over the next two weeks I’m going to share some of my favorite … [Read more]

Persevere harder!

But there’s more to it than just that! So, it’s #TravelTuesday, and round these parts that means one thing. I’m back! I’m Dave Williams, and today I’m writing for you from France where I’ve just visited Mont St … [Read more]

New Class: How To Infuse YOU Into Your Photography

How To Infuse YOU Into Your Photography with Karen Hutton Learn how to incorporate your unique voice into your photography! Join Karen Hutton on location in Lake Tahoe, California and learn how to see the world in a whole new way. In this class Karen … [Read more]

Announcing the Mobile Category Winner from my Worldwide Photo Walk 2018

This is our first year having a mobile-photography category (images taken with a cell phone camera), as part of my Worldwide Photo Walk, and we have some beautiful shots to honor in this new category from some really talented photographers. We have … [Read more]

The Video Category Winner For This Year’s Worldwide Photo Walk Is…

This is our third year with a “Video shot during the photo walk” category, and Canon USA (our awesome sponsor) has once again come up with an amazing package for the winner of this category. The Video Category winner receives: The Canon Video Creator … [Read more]

Announcing The Winners From My 11th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk

The judging part keeps getting harder Imagine trying to pick one winner…from nearly 1,000 walks all around the world, and every image you’re looking at has already won a contest just to be considered — each image is the winning image from a … [Read more]

Free Photoshop Actions for Portraits

Photoshop actions are a series of steps necessary for automatic photo retouching. They help achieve a certain effect within a few clicks. Photoshop actions are created specifically for those who want to simplify and speed up a time-consuming photo … [Read more]

How to Upgrade Your Old Lightroom Presets

If you use Lightroom CC, you might have noticed that some of the new features (ex. opacity control) are missing. This is because your presets are outdated. Few preset developers know how to create presets for Lightroom CC 2019 which is why your … [Read more]

Edit Capture Time in Classic

I recently traveled to Colorado as part of the training staff for a Best Buy event (they really put together a great program for their camera sales staff), and I forgot to change the time in my camera when entering the new time zone. Not a huge deal … [Read more]

Fixing Family Photos in Lightroom Classic

The objects we’re most likely to grab on the way out of a burning building are our family photos. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of Lightroom when trying to make some corrections to the most common issues you’ll encounter with older … [Read more]

Photo police

Hello, and a warm and glorious #TravelTuesday to you all! I’m Dave Williams, I’m here every Tuesday, and today I have some notices for you to begin: My new class is out on KelbyOne! If you want to create a cinematic look for your drone … [Read more]

Guest Blog: Quay Hu – @AroundQ – Creative Jetsetter

How I Became a Pro Never in a million years did I think I would become a professional photographer and shoot for brands like Sony Electronics, 1800 Tequila, Pei Wei and Toyota. Being a first-generation immigrant from China, I was always told to play … [Read more]

New Class: How To Grow Your YouTube Channel

How To Grow Your YouTube Channel with Serge Ramelli Learn how to create, nurture and grow your own YouTube channel with Serge Ramelli! Serge has the largest YouTube channel for Lightroom on the Internet, and he’s built it from the ground up. In this … [Read more]

5 Free Instagram Lightroom CC Presets

Here’s the best Instagram Lightroom presets you can get. Instant Hipster is the world’s most accurate Instagram presets and they made it even better. With the free download, you’ll get 5 Instagram presets. They’re compatible … [Read more]

How to Copy Lightroom Presets to Your Phone

Did you know that you can use the same Lightroom presets on your phone? In this quick tutorial, you’ll learn how to copy presets to your phone. There are also 5 free presets that you can try this tutorial with. Step 1 First, open Lightroom CC … [Read more]

October 2018 Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC Release

It’s just about the one year anniversary of Lightroom’s rebranding to Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC, and today Adobe is releasing the next version of Lightroom Classic (8.0) and Lightroom CC for Mac/Win (2.0), along with updates for … [Read more]

Edit Capture Time

I recently traveled to Colorado as part of the training staff for a Best Buy event (they really put together a great program for their camera sales staff), and I forgot to change the time in my camera when entering the new time zone. Not a huge deal … [Read more]

The October Issue of Photoshop User Magazine Is Now Available

The October 2018 issue of Photoshop User (the official magazine for KelbyOne Pro members) is now live on the KelbyOne site and KelbyOne Mags for iOS and Android. This is our “19th Annual 100 Photoshop Hot Tips” issue. That’s right! Nineteen years of … [Read more]

Intermediate-level Lightroom Classic Start-to-Finish Tutorial

I’m back from teaching at the Adobe MAX Conference in Los Angeles — such a great time — met lots of great folks, saw lots of old friends — such an amazing event! Thanks to everybody who came out to my sessions — I really had a ball. OK, onto … [Read more]