Archive | January, 2011

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5 Solutions to the Resolution | Achieve Your Goals

Posted on 21 January 2011 by Liza Mae V.

It has already been 20 days since New Years Day and you probably have made some resolutions for 2011.  I bet about half of you already have fallen of your track whether it be losing weight, spending time with family, or managing debt.  Of the half that remain only a quarter of you will succeed in actually achieving your goal, according to a 2007 survey of over 3,000 people conducted by the British psychologist Richard Wiseman.

These are some quick solutions to to your resolution blues or reaching your goals, not in any particular order:

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Beginners Guide to Adobe Lightroom Techniques, Tutorials and Tools

Posted on 13 January 2011 by Liza Mae V.

I’ve been working with Adobe Photoshop for over 10 years and it is an amazing tool for Photographers and Designers. I love it, cherish it, and would marry it if I could. Now another program has caught my interest because I am starting to see more photographers switch to Adobe Lightroom. I am really curious of its capabilities compared to PS. I have been putting it off for a couple of months for I am afraid of the long learning curve involved with learning something new. Finally putting my fears aside I have decided to tackle this one step at a time.

Q&A: What is Lightroom?  How does it contrast and compare to PS?  Is it worth my time to learn?

a) Lightroom Vs. Photoshop – This article compares and contrasts PS and LR by target audience, workflow, image editing, integration, and price.
b) 20 Advantages of Lightroom – Summarizes the usefulness of LR.

MY NOTES: Lightroom is used to streamline the processes involved in photography. It is a tool used to efficiently and effectively manage and edit photos. As a photographer with an Industrial Engineering background (always trying to improve processes), I can use this tool to save time and money.

This is a compilation of useful Adobe Lightroom videos I found to get started.

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