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How To Import Your iPhoto Library Into Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Photoshop Elements 12 is ironically the missing link for those looking to move their images from iPhoto into Lightroom. This tutorial demonstrates the entire process.

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New Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Tutorials Now Online At MSJPhotography

I am delighted to announce that my good friend, and Photoshop wizard, Mark Johnson and I have teamed up to provide a new top-quality Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop CC video tutorial subscription site. This is all new content and these are lessons that I have never shared online before…

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Sunset colors reflect around the seaweed and kelp covered rocks of Boothbay Harbor, Maine.
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Coast of Maine Photography Workshop: June 11 -14, 2014

Join me for a unique photography workshop this June at the historic Spruce Point Inn in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, Maine. This short workshop is a terrific opportunity for participants to learn new landscape photography techniques while enjoying the hospitality and cuisine of Maine’s finest resort.

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How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Step-by-step instructions for current Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users upgrading to Photoshop Lightroom version 5. Tutorial covers downloading, installing, and updating an existing Lightroom Catalog to the new Lightroom 5 format.

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Slanted skyline repaired with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Vertical Upright command
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Fixing Tilted, Slanted, and Skewed Photos With Upright In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 brings a new set of Upright tools to the Lens Correction windowpane. The Upright repair tools utilize a new technology that attempts to automatically straighten out images that are tilted, slanted, or distorted. These new tools are an amazing time saver when correcting images with weird horizon lines, slanted buildings, or the dreaded keystone effect.

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Fence, Fog, and Cart Path At Blackberry Farm

Behind the Lens Photography Workshop at Blackberry Farm

Step behind the lens and find a new perspective in photography with workshop leaders David Marx and Heather Anne Thomas while enjoying award wining cuisine, fine wine, and legendary hospitality at Blackberry Farm this April.

The Eiffel Tower and the fountain show at the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Start To Finish Demonstration in Las Vegas February 15, 2014

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a wonderful tool for the serious digital photographer but it is not an easy program to learn on your own. Please join me on February 14th in Las Vegas for a step-by-step demonstration of the basic Photoshop Lightroom digital photography workflow. This one-day seminar will teach you how to improve your photography and how to reach a new level of productivity using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

Old Faithful Eruption Above Anemone Geyser

Yellowstone National Park in Winter Photography Workshop Suggested Equipment: 2014 Edition

Photographing Yellowstone National Park in the winter is an amazing experience. Hopefully, the advice in this article will help you to choose the right equipment for this photographic adventure.

Arctic Aurora Borealis

Northern Lights Photography Workshop Suggested Equipment: 2014 Edition

Photographing the Aurora Borealis is challenging work. The Northern Lights are unpredictable and they are in constant motion. Hopefully, this article will help you choose the right equipment for our upcoming Northern Lights Photography Workshop.

Aurora above the Churchill Northern Studies Centre

What to Wear for Winter Photography Advice from David Marx

Advice on how to dress appropriately for winter photography fun intended for the participants in my Yellowstone National Park Winter Photography Workshop later this month and for our guests in the Northern Lights Photography Workshop this March. This advice might be of interest to anyone headed someplace cold with their camera this year.

Aurora Over The Trees Of Churchill Manitoba

2014 Northern Lights Photography Workshop

Watching the Aurora Borealis dance across the night sky is amazing. Capturing great photographs of this magical phenomena is an even more rewarding experience. I am delighted to announce that my good friend, Dr. Jim Halfpenny, and I will be leading another Northern Lights Photography Workshop up to Churchill, Manitoba again this March. Read on for more details…

Geyser Terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park Winter Photography Workshop

2014 Yellowstone National Park Winter Photography Workshop: Improve your photography skills while shooting Yellowstone’s geysers and wildlife. Our small group photography program includes four days of private snowcoaches, expert instruction, and more!

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Custom Keyword Set

Using Keyword Sets To Quickly Tag Your Family Photos

Using a custom Keyword Set makes it easy to add searchable keywords onto all your precious family photos.

Riffleberg Hotel Zermatt, Switzerland

Landscapes and Lightroom Photography Workshop in Zermatt Switzerland: Sept 27 -29, 2013

Each autumn, photographers travel from all over the world to Zermatt, Switzerland. Add in the world’s most famous mountain – the Matterhorn – and it’s rather difficult to go wrong. During this two-day field photography workshop, our group will have the opportunity to photograph this famous landscape from many angles, at both sunrise and sunset. This is a place where the scenery is hard to beat!

Foreground Spotlighted Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Working With The New Radial Filter Tool In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5’s new Radial Filter tool is a great new way to create off-center vignettes and to spotlight important areas of your image. The Radial Filter allows us to create local adjustments with a circular mask and a feathered falloff zone.

Bryce Canyon Storm Cleaned Up With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Removing Dust Spots, Lens Flare, and Lines In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

In the first four versions of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom we were able to hide dust spots in our photos, but removing larger objects required a trip over to Adobe Photoshop CS6 for more powerful tools. With the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 upgrade, we now have the power to create other brush shapes plus the magic of Advanced Healing.