Join Date: Aug 2009
Dogs Name: Zelda(siberian husky), Optimus Prime(doberman)
Titles: CGC, Certified Therapy Dog
Dogs Age: 7, 4
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Juno looks great and happy!
LR is a godsend, there is so much you can do with it. What helped me get better at editing and picture composure was to look at other photogs work and challenge myself, think about how they edited that photo, what tools did they use, why did they make certain adjustments. I surfed photography forums to read about different people's editing techniques and I even asked a couple of photographers how they achieved certain edits so that I could learn how to make my pictures look more professional. I still don't know all there is to Lightroom, but I know a lot more than I did when I first got it by doing a lot of reading and attending free webinars online. The editing process should really start through your lens. Go through a mental list in your head. Think about the subject location, the background or things that make up the background(esp straightness), where your natural light is and how it's affecting your subjects. Try the picture at different angles first before ever snapping a photo. Once you get a method down you'll be surprised at how much faster editing in LR goes.