Palette Gear and Lightroom presets on import

I took over 700 photos this weekend of some dogs at a rescue center. I whittled them down to 331 and of that chose 151 as my final set. I use Lightroom presets, but I’ve never applied one when importing. BOY! Have I been missing out! This saved me so much time. I have one “kitchen sink” preset that I concocted and use as a starting point on nearly all photos I take. I also put them in a Collection on import which saved me a little time, though not that much. Read more

Palette Gear: Analog controls for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom!

A couple months ago, I blogged about an upcoming $180 analog control for computer program interfaces. The concept really intrigued me, although I wasn’t sure a single dial was really going to do it for me. Recently, I was listening to the Cool Photo Tools podcast and one of the hosts mentioned a product called Palette Gear which sounded more useful. Well, after doing a bit of research, I was quick to order one from the limited supply available at B&H.  Read more