Since launching Lightroom 1.0 in 2007, Adobe continues to add features that make it easier for photography pros to make prints—either on their own in-studio inkjet printers or through labs. Yet, many people continue to believe that Lightroom’s printing features aren’t as robust as those in Photoshop. In this interview, photographer and digital-imaging consultant Andrew Darlow talks about some of the “power-printing” features in Lightroom that can help you save time, materials, and file storage space.
Every serious amateur and pro photographer needs an assortment of cameras to handle a wide range of imaging requirements in the studio, on location, and during travel. Here, David Saffir suggests 10 questions to consider before choosing a new camera.
Proper backup, storage, and archiving are the best protection against losing your images, writes David Saffir. In the final post of this three-part series, David discusses why some file formats are better than others for archiving images for the long term.
Although image editing can be complex, some believe it pales in comparison to what can be involved with getting a good print, says Jon Canfield: "Along with choosing the right paper, printer profile, and printer settings to get the best possible image, you also have to deal with rendering intents." In this post, he explains rendering-intent options and how to choose the best one for your image.
As the popularity of using iPhones and other mobile devices to shoot photos surges, there seems to be a growing loss of connection to the basics of photography—not only to the fundamental techniques, but also to photography’s rich heritage and contributions to our culture. Thankfully, new apps can help fill the photography-knowledge gap. Here's a quick overview of four photo-education apps for use with Apple’s iPhone, iPodtouch, and/or iPad