The newest version of Lightroom, called Lightroom CC (released May 2015), now offers photographers the ability to merge images to HDR. Until now, if you wanted to do HDR tone-mapping, you had to batch TIFF images to an HDR plug-in, like Photomatix or HDR Efex Pro 2, or use Photoshop. Now, you can work directly on high dynamic range images in Lightroom. Continue reading Master the art of HDR Processing in Lightroom CC
I’m happy to report that both South Dakota Badlands and Chicago: Art & Architecture tours are completely full. If you are interested in being wait-listed for either of these photo trips in case there is a cancellation, please contact me directly. Continue reading Workshop Report: Chicago & South Dakota tours full
I’m winding up a successful photo safari in Florida. This year, we covered three main locations: Viera Wetlands, Merritt Island NWR, and the St. Augustine Alligator Farm. All of these places are hotspots for birds, depending on the time of year and how lucky you get. Right now is breeding season, so while Merritt Island isn’t quite as active, the Alligator Farm is literally alive with nesting activity. Continue reading Florida Birding Safari Report
Deliver impact in your digital images
This 99 minute HD video includes a 54-page printable PDF companion and will teach you how to retouch images in Lightroom using local adjustment tools. From simple fill lighting effects to complex exposure corrections, you will learn which tools to use and how to use them for maximum impact.
Lightroom tutorials from Jason P. Odell
- Moving to Lightroom: Image Processing & Workflow (a complete guide to working with digital photographs in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5; PDF eBook)
- Get Sharp with Lightroom: Video workshop & PDF companion for sharpening and noise reduction with Lightroom that include
- Photo Mechanic & Lightroom Workflow Guide: video workshop with printable PDF companion for streamlining front-end workflow in high-volume shooting situations.
- Digital Infrared Processing with Lightroom & Photoshop: Video workshop and PDF companion for using digital infrared cameras with Lightroom.
I first set foot in the South Dakota Badlands in 2005, when I went there on a Nikonians photo safari. My intent at the time was to capture dramatic landscape photographs. In 2011, I returned to this enlightening place as a full-time professional photographer
Part of growing as a photographer is seeing your subjects in new ways. In this presentation I show how focusing on specific elements like light, color and textures, and using creative techniques like infrared and HDR enable me to capture the beauty of this majestic landscape in new ways every year.
If you have ever wanted to step into an alien world and discover diverse photographic opportunities for landscapes and abstract photography, then join me and Deborah Sandidge in the South Dakota Badlands.