Buying the Upgrade Desktop version of Adobe Lightroom 6 for $79

NOTE: UPDATED (AGAIN!) FOR NEW ADOBE CHECKOUT PROCESS!

Adobe pushes their subscription-based Creative Cloud to the extent that one might think they don’t even sell a standalone desktop version of Lightroom 6, never mind getting an lower upgrade price for this mythical beast. Well, I’m here to tell you that they still do sell a non-subscription stand alone version of Lightroom 6 and even offer a discounted upgrade price IF you know where to look. The upgrade price is $79 (vs $149) from any prior version of Lightroom! Read more

Lightroom 6 Facial Recognition Tips

First off, while Lightroom 6’s new facial recognition feature is pretty cool, you’ll be surprised at how good and how bad it is at guessing faces including seeing faces on things that are not even human! LOL. It’s got a long way to go to catch up with, say, Google’s Picasa. Anyways, enough with the bellyaching.

If you have a lot of photos, tagging names to faces may seem like a daunting herculean task and it definitely is. However, here are some tips to make the process a little easier: Read more

Upgrading from a Nikon D7000 to a D750!

I recently made a fundamental change in my whole photography mindset and switched from primarily using a zoom lens to using a fast prime lens. As I posted before, moving to a 35mm f/1.8 lens on my Nikon D7000 really did the trick of getting me better shallow depth of field; however, the move has resulted in some unexpected consequences which really had nothing to do with depth of field. Read more