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Correcting Converging Verticals in Lightroom

Correcting Converging Verticals in Lightroom Converging verticals is the effect you see where the sides of tall buildings appear to converge inwards. This then gives the building the appearance that it is leaning backwards. You can see an example in the image below. In another article, I explain the cause of this problem and how to correct the problem in ...
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Create a Holga Effect in Lightroom

How to Create a Holga Effect in Lightroom Last night I was busy transferring a tutorial from my old Lenscraft site to this one. The tutorial in question explained how to create a Holga Effect using Photoshop and was written in 2007 (I can't believe it was so long ago). Given many photographers now prefer Lightroom to Photoshop I thought ...
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Overview of the Lightroom Develop Module

Overview of the Lightroom Develop Module

Introduction to the Lightroom Develop Module The Develop module in Lightroom, as the name suggests is where you “develop” your images. Whilst it’s quite common to think of this module being used to develop RAW files into images, it can also be used to make adjustments to images already in picture formats such as TIFF and JPG. Whilst I will ...
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Creative Colour and White Balance

Creative Colour and White Balance

Digital Camera Colour and White Balance Before discussing options for the control of White Balance let’s consider why this so important to photographers. The first to recognise is that all light has a colour depending on its wavelength. This is true of both artificial and natural light. We are recognise this as it gives rise to colour, however light also ...
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The Monochrome Landscape

Monochrome Landscape Photography Shooting successful landscapes in black and white is not quite as easy as it might seem. I have to admit that when I first started photographing landscapes with black and white film, I was so disappointed with the results that I gave up for some 5 years. What I didn’t realise is that I was breaking one ...
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Introduction to learn Lightroom Part two

Learn Lightroom Introduction Part Two

Learn Lightroom Introduction - part 2 In part 1 of this Introduction to Lightroom course we looked at the the photography workflow and how Lightroom supports this. We also reviewed important Lightoom tools to import, sort and label images. In this article we will look at keywording, processing and finally outputting images in print. If your keen to make sense ...
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