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Dealing with Lightroom Disasters (Troubleshooting)
By Scott Kelby
May 1, 2015
Scott Kelby explains what to do if your hard drive crashes or your computer dies or gets stolen (with the only copy of your catalog on it) by managing these potential disasters in advance, and what to do if the big potty hits the air circulation device, in this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers.
Four Really Cool Things About Lightroom on Your Mobile Device
By Scott Kelby
May 1, 2015
Scott Kelby shows you how handy Lightroom mobile is, letting you do a lot of the same things you can do on your desktop version, in this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers.
Four Things You'll Want to Know Now about Getting Around in Lightroom
By Scott Kelby
May 1, 2015
Ready to get started with LIghtroom? Scott Kelby gives you an overview of what you'll need to know to get up and running, in this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers.
Lightroom Killer Tips for Your Slideshow
By Scott Kelby
May 1, 2015
In this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers, Scott Kelby offers killer tips on how to put together an amazing slide show.
Fun with Particles: Painting with the Particle Brushes in Painter 2015
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
Apr 30, 2015
Painter's Particle brushes deliver a range of interesting effects, including special shapes, textures, sparkles, and glows. Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, author of The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad, Second Edition, shares techniques for using the Particle brushes to give dynamic expression to a drawing.
OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Configuring Open Directory Services
By Arek Dreyer, Ben Greisler
Apr 29, 2015
This excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Yosemite shows you how to configure open directory services, including configuring OS X Server as an open directory master, creating an open directory archive, configuring OS X Server as an open directory replica, configuring OS X Server to use another open directory server, using directory utility remotely, and binding OS X to Your open directory service.
Use iOS and OS X to Keep in Touch with Distant Family Members
By Dan Moren
Apr 28, 2015
Dan Moren, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains how to take advantage of advanced communication features built into the latest iOS and OS X updates. Whether you want to send or receive text messages, phone calls, or photos/videos, your Apple device makes it not just possible, but easy - and free!
Optimize Your Web Animation Workflow
By Julian Shapiro
Apr 27, 2015
Say goodbye to deep-nesting JavaScript callbacks and to dirtying your stylesheets with unwieldy CSS animations. It's time to up your web animation game. Julian Shapiro shows you how in this excerpt from Web Animation using JavaScript: Develop & Design.
Video: A Brief Overview of the New Features in Lightroom CC
By Rob Sylvan
Apr 25, 2015
In this excerpt from the video Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (2015 release) / Lightroom 6 Learn by Video, Rob Sylvan gives you a brief overview of some of the new features found in Lightroom CC, including Face Tagging, the Activities Center, improvements to keyword sets, Photo Merge options for HDR and Panorama, and more.
Creating HDR Photos Using Photo Merge in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC
By Martin Evening
Apr 24, 2015
In this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC /Lightroom 6 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to use the new Photo Merge feature in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC to create HDR photos.
Creating Panorama Photos Using Photo Merge in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC
By Martin Evening
Apr 24, 2015
In this excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC /Lightroom 6 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to create a regular Photo Merge panorama using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC.
For Stronger Photographs, Understand Optical Filters
By David DuChemin
Apr 24, 2015
In this excerpt from The Visual Toolbox: 60 Lessons for Stronger Photographs, David DuChemin explains why and how he uses optical filters for his landscape photography.
My Favorite Features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC
By John Batdorff
Apr 24, 2015
Adobe has brought some of the best features of Aperture and Photoshop to Lightroom CC. John Batdorff shares some of his favorite features of Lightroom CC, including face tagging, HDR merge, and red eye improvements.
Using the New Face Tagging Feature in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC
By Martin Evening
Apr 24, 2015
Martin Evening, author of The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC /Lightroom 6 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, shows you how to use the slick new face tagging feature in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC.
Using the New Photo Merge Panorama and Photo Merge HDR Tools in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (2015 release)
By John Evans, Katrin Straub
Apr 24, 2015
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Classroom in a Book shows you how to use the Photo Merge tools for Panorama and HDR, which are new to Lightroom CC.
Advanced Techniques to Explore with Your Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Panoramas and HDR Images
By Jeff Revell
Apr 23, 2015
Panoramas and high dynamic range (HDR) images require you to use image-processing software to complete the photograph. They are, however, important enough that you should know how to correctly shoot for success, should you choose to explore these two popular techniques, as Jeff Revell explains in this excerpt from Canon EOS 7D Mark II: From Snapshots to Great Shots.
OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Backing Up with Time Machine
By Arek Dreyer, Ben Greisler
Apr 22, 2015
Time Machine has grown in capability and is a viable choice to back up OS X Server. This excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Yosemite shows you how to use Time Machine for continuous data protection on OS X Server.
10 Things to Know Before Enabling Apple's Family Sharing
By Jeff Carlson
Apr 21, 2015
Sharing all of your music, movies, and more across the range of Apple devices owned by your family sounds like a no-brainer. Why wouldn't everyone want this option? Maybe because it's not quite as beautifully simple as it sounds. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains 10 important points you need to consider before you decide to enroll your gang in Family Sharing.
More Sketching on the Go: Freehand Sketching with Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Adobe Ink
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
Apr 20, 2015
With Adobe Photoshop Sketch and your iPad, you can enjoy the fun, creative expression of making quick sketches wherever you go. Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, author of The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad, Second Edition, advises roaming with your iPad, sketching whenever the mood strikes. Grab your stylus and go!
Video: Studio Anywhere: Nick Fancher on Doing a Photo Shoot without a Studio
By Nick Fancher
Apr 20, 2015
Nick Fancher, author of Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations, walks you through a recent fashion shoot he completed for "614 Magazine" using available space instead of a photography studio. Nick covers equipment, lighting, working with models, and advice on lenses. The second half of the video details his Lightroom process.

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