You can use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Beta’s new Book Module to create your own PDF “portfolio pieces” that combine images and words! This new feature is not a replacement for Adobe InDesign or a professional-grade page layout program, but it is a wonderful new way for me to share my photography with friends, students, and clients.
Lightroom’s Print Module is great for those who want to feed their own paper into their own printer but often I prefer to hand the hard work off to a professional lab. If you understand how Adobe Photoshop Lightroom’s Export Dialog works then you can build Presets (aka. Templates) to automate your photo lab preparation process.
If you do a lot of printing from Lightroom, there are situations where using Virtual Copies (VCs) can streamline your process. A VC exists only in the Lightroom catalog; it’s simply another instance of the original photo within the database. When you make a VC, there’s no file actually saved on the hard disk unless [...]