Tag Archives: Lightroom

The demise of Aperture and Apple’s plan for the pro photographer

We’ve known for awhile Apple is no longer going to make improvements to Aperture. Aperture is a powerful program that is easily on par with Lightroom in nearly every way. They decided to “replace” it and iPhoto with a new program called Photos. The easiest way to explain the Photos app is the look and functionality […]

Setting up Lightroom for Import

So you shoot in jpeg or RAW and want to bring those pictures into Lightroom? First Time steps Connect Camera Put SD card into computer or use a card reader. Set up Lightroom as Default program (Optional) Open Image Capture app In the bottom left for “Import to” select Other Choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom in the […]

Moving from Lightroom 4 to Lightroom 5?

Transferring your catalog over This video will walk you through the steps needed if you’ve just upgraded to Lightroom 5 but have images in your Lightroom 4 catalog. Lightroom made it simple. This will explain the very few options that pop up. Watch the Video: Make sure to ask if I didn’t cover anything, and […]

Send iPhone pictures to your computer (for Lightroom)

Switching to Lightroom means no Photostream It’s one of the things you should consider before deciding. You’ll need another way to move photos around so that your iPhone doesn’t fill up and so that you can retouch pictures with more control. I had 3 requirements Does not require iTunes wired syncing.Syncing with a computer means that computer has […]

Aperture 4 – A Wish List from a Photographer

Aperture 4 needs to bring it home. Lightroom is winning more and more converts as Aperture loses the community it needs. This is happening for 4 basic reasons: Users perceive an advantage for Lightroom for Photoshop centric workflow and/or RAW processing Less advanced brush controls and sharing Smaller community and third-party development Apple’s perceived movement away from […]

Lightroom vs Aperture – All their features compared

Ever wonder what all the differences are between Lightroom 4 and Aperture 3? This article lists all the major differences and explains why you care. The differences between the two are so small, that in the end you should choose one over the other based on personal preference. (With this announcement this comparison seems a […]

Deciding on a the “RAW” Colorspace for Lightroom 4 and ACR 7 vs. Aperture 3

You’re concerned your choice of Post Processing software will affect your final product’s colors. You want to protect you RAW files from the evils and unknowns of color space choices. Bottom line up front Don’t choose between Lightroom or Aperture based on how they handle you’re image’s color. If getting the print’s color the way […]