How Lightroom Helps Retail Businesses Sell Products

By |2016-10-17T17:30:45-05:00February 3rd, 2015|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Lightroom vs. Elements, Photo Editing|

In my Elements and Lightroom workshops over the past year or so, I've noticed that more and more of my students are neither professional photographers nor hobbyists. They own retail businesses and want to improve their photos in order to market their products better. One student made children's clothes and wanted her Etsy listings to look [...]

How Lightroom Can Transform Your Photo Edits – Even If You’re Not a Professional

By |2017-03-21T12:50:41-05:00January 15th, 2015|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Lightroom vs. Elements, Photo Editing|

I've noticed a trend lately as I teach my Photoshop Elements classes. Students always ask about Lightroom at the beginning of the course, and a fair number of them end up purchasing it before the course is over. These students aren't professionals in most cases. Many are hobbyists or scrapbookers, or they think they might go [...]

Got Blown Highlights? Why Lightroom is Better than Elements at Fixing Them

By |2016-10-17T17:30:46-05:00November 21st, 2014|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, Lightroom vs. Elements, Photo Editing|

Blown highlights make many a photographer say bad words. There is often no way to get great exposure for both our subjects and the sky and clouds in the background. If off camera lighting or reflectors aren't available to put more light on the face than on the sky, the solution to this shooting conundrum is often [...]

Do You Need Photoshop Elements AND Lightroom?

By |2019-01-15T18:51:22-06:00February 9th, 2012|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Featured Photoshop Elements Tutorials, Lightroom vs. Elements, Photo Editing|

Lightroom vs. Photoshop Elements.  I am asked a lot which one to buy - this is a tough question! Personally, I couldn't live without either.  And I would rather have LR+PSE any day over full Photoshop by itself. So here is how I answer that question when I'm asked: If you are professional photographer or considering [...]