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New classes ready for sign-ups! Cell phonography, Travel and Photog 101

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New classes ready for sign-ups! Cell phonography, Travel and Photog 101

I’m excited about three new classes scheduled this spring at the Village Gallery of Arts. Located just north of I-26 next to the Cedar Mills Library (Portland Oregon).  The gallery is easy to get to with plenty of free parking.  Registration for all of these classes is through the Village Gallery of Arts @ 503.644.8001 Cell […]

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Add or Update Your Lightroom Copyright Year!

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Add or Update Your Lightroom Copyright Year!

Happy New Year all, it’s time to create or update your Lightroom copyright year in your Import preset! Why add copyright? Copyright information in your image metadata lets people viewing images that you have shared online contact you to pay you a million dollars to use your image.

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Use Lightroom Collections to track art show submissions

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Use Lightroom Collections to track art show submissions

I’m in the process of selecting images to submit to a local show and wanted to share my process for using Lightroom Collections to keep track of what I consider for submission, submit, have juried in and sell (hopefully!).  Note that even if you don’t use Lightroom Collections for this purpose, this five-minute video may […]

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Travel Photography – Five Tips to Get Images Meaningful to YOU!

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Travel Photography – Five Tips to Get Images Meaningful to YOU!

So you’ve gone on a big trip of a lifetime, brought home thousands of images. Turns out the ones that you want to print and hang on the wall, or that your friends and family want to see are not the ones you expected.

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Snow is White, not Gray

Posted in Blog, Featured, Great Outdoors, Photography

                    Unless you take control, when your camera looks at a bright snowy frame, it thinks – whoa! That’s too bright! I need to darken it down! And so it does, making your snow turn out gray.

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Lightroom to Gmail setup

Posted in Blog, Lightroom, Sharing Photos

One of the best things about Lightroom is being able to send images directly to your email client without exporting/opening ¬†your client/attaching the file etc etc. Unfortunately, setting this up to work with a Gmail account can be problematic because, unless you use this workaround, you need to lower your Gmail security settings (never a […]

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