Before and After Photo Editing | Global Adjustments | Craggy Mountain

Progression | Before and After Photo Editing | Craggy Mountain in February

Two weeks ago I relocated with Marshall and our cat Darcy to Asheville, NC. The first weekend, we were stuck inside on the couch due to rain and pure exhaustion. After a week of rest (an exaggeration as a move is never restful), we hit the mountain trails for some hiking. The first day, consisted of a short hike to a waterfall at Pisgah National Forest in the rain. The second, an early morning climb at a 5000 ft elevation along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our trail brought us to to Craggy Gardens. While lushly green in the spring/summer months, winter is a little desolate but allows for light to streak onto the path in a beautiful way. I immediately knew this was the shot and began editing it that day. Keep reading so I can walk you through my photo editing steps. … Continue readingProgression | Before and After Photo Editing | Craggy Mountain in February

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Complete Guide to Importing Photos from Camera into Adobe Lightroom

New to or struggling with Adobe Lightroom CC? Wondering how to import your camera’s photos into Adobe Lightroom? Well, you have come to the right place!

I’ve decided to start at the beginning; focusing on how to build a photo library with Adobe Lightroom CC.¬†Over the course of the next few blog posts, we will cover topics essential to developing a highly functioning archive. You may be asking yourself, “why does this matter?!” Consider this. The Obama White House Photo Office had an archive of approximately 4 million photos at the end of 8 years. Pete Souza created 2 million photos alone! By adhering to specified standards for filenaming, captioning, and tagging photos we were able to locate the needle in the haystack. Implementing a consistent workflow and utilizing Lightroom will save your future self time. Now, let’s start with a quick overview of Lightroom and then move on to how to import photos from your camera! … Continue readingComplete Guide to Importing Photos from Camera into Adobe Lightroom