Tim and Renee welcome listeners back to the long-awaited Ask Tim Grey Podcast, and talk about how Tim thinks the Space Needle in Seattle is often photographed incorrectly. They then address questions from photographers about the new Dehaze adjustment in Lightroom, accessing the "Hand" tool in Lightroom, the fact that the Dehaze adjustment is only available in the Creative Cloud version of Lightroom, file size concerns for images to be published to a blog, and working around the lack of a GPS receiver in a digital SLR.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey's Presentation at PIX2015:
https://youtu.be/WOVL9zEeOO8

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

"Cleaning Up Your Mess in Lightroom" Course:
http://greylearning.usefedora.com/courses/lrcc-06

Space Needle at Night by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/99361813/seattle-skyline-from-kerry-park-by-tim-grey

Space Needle in Fog by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/124484081/space-needle-in-fog-by-tim-grey

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_097_-_2015-06-27.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:44pm EST

Tim and Renee talk about how exhausing a photography workshop can be, explaining why there were only three questions this week for the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address (only three!) questions from photographers about where to store your Lightroom catalog while traveling, creating a JPEG image when sending a photo from Lightroom to Photoshop, and what is causing bright "orbs" in images that include the sun.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tim’s Photo “Sunrise in the Palouse”:
https://500px.com/photo/111950955/sunrise-in-the-palouse-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_096_-_2015-06-20.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:47am EST

Tim and Renee chat about conditions in the Palouse region of eastern Washington State that are dramatically different from what would be normal this time of year, and how that will impact their photo workshops. They then address questions from photographers about creating printer profiles, upgrading to a larger hard drive for storing photos, creating vertical text in Photoshop, consolidating photos from two smaller hard drives to one larger hard drive, and managing captures for time-lapse sequences.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

X-Rite ColorMunki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/munkiphoto

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_095_-_2015-06-13.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:40pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about scouting in the Palouse, and the notion (and challenge!) of gaining knowledge about an area you'll be photographing. They then address questions from photographers about easily importing to a specific folder in Lightroom, using a hard-edged brush for painting on a layer mask in Photoshop, using a selection to protect an area of a layer mask in Photoshop, blurring a background within a photo, and recommendations for hardware to calibrate a monitor display and profile a printer.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite ColorMunki:
http://timgrey.me/munkidisplay

X-Rite i1Display Pro:
http://timgrey.me/proi1display

DataColor Spyder5EXPRESS:
http://timgrey.me/spyder5x

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_094_-_2015-06-06.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:08pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about different photographers viewing scenes in different ways, and sometimes finding unique photos among subjects that are taken for granted. They then address questions from photographers about deleting photos, high dynamic range images versus tone-mapping, exporting full-resolution photos from Lightroom, and creating a zoom blur effect.

Links from this Episode:

Panning Blur Photo:
https://500px.com/photo/110232149/new-york-skyline-zoom-blur-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_093_-_2015-05-30.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Tim and Renee chat about the first session of their New York City Photography Workshop. They then address questions from photographers about a slow Quick Selection tool in Photoshop, merging Lightroom catalogs from multiple versions of Lightroom, removing older versions of Lightroom, recovering from a failed hard drive, and the Background Eraser tool in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Tim Grey on 500px:
https://500px.com/timgreyphoto

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_092_-_2015-05-23.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about the fact that Tim grew up in the Los Angeles area, but never really spent time creating "real" photographs there until now. They then address questions from photographers about minimizing haze in photos, getting a better preview of text in Photoshop, color shifts with neutral density filters, working with Lightroom on two computers in two different locations, and confusion about the Lightroom version number.

Links from this Episode:

B+W 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter:
http://timgrey.me/nd10stop

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Tim Grey TV on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/timgreytv

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_091_-_2015-05-16.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:12pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about San Diego, in terms of great bird photography, great weather, and yet more travel on the calendar. They then address questions from photographers about Lightroom 6 versus the Creative Cloud version, differences between exporting as a catalog versus just copying files in the context of Lightroom, cropping based on a zoom setting, aligning image cleanup work in Photoshop, and whether one-stop increments are necessary for high dynamic range (HDR) photography.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_090_-_2015-05-09.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:17pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, as well as Savannah, Georgia. They then address questions from photographers about Process Versions in Lightroom, switching to the "Cloud" version of Lightroom, adopting a single Lightroom catalog, shooting HDR images hand-held, and working with Adobe applications on multiple computers.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_089_-_2015-05-02.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:05pm EST

Tim and Renee discuss the launch of Lightroom 6 (aka Lightroom CC), as they record the podcast from in the field near Savannah, Georgia. They then address questions from photographers about removing deleted photos from Lightroom, viewing only the photos in a top-level folder, soft previews of photos in Lightroom, Colorize versus Tint for a color effect, and a problem launching Lightroom 6.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey TV on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/timgreytv

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_088_-_2015-04-25.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:30am EST

Tim and Renee chat about a brief detour to Washington DC that happened to be almost perfectly timed for photographing the cherry blossoms in full bloom, and why the experience didn't exactly live up to expectations. They then address questions from photographers about sharpening upon export from Lightroom, High Pass sharpening in Photoshop, resetting adjustments without losing the Lens Correction adjustments in Lightroom, cropping to a specific aspect ratio for a batch of photos, and a synchronization solution for backing up photos and other data.

Links from this Episode:

GoodSync Backup Software:
http://www.goodsync.com

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_087_-_2015-04-18.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Tim and Renee chat about Tennessee as a "best kept secret" for beautiful landscapes. They then address questions from photographers about mouse pointers in Photoshop, a problem with drag-and-drop in Lightroom, changing capture time for photos, whether a Lightroom user needs Adobe Bridge, and moving photos to a new hard drive in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html 

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_086_-_2015-04-11.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:35pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about their two-week marathon session in the studio, producing a variety of new training videos for the GreyLearning video training library. They then address questions from photographers about DNG versus TIFF file size, incorrect order for photos captured in rapid succession, how the "missing" information is calculated for individual pixels with digital capture, matching precise colors in a photo, and exposure info display for photos in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_085_-_2015-04-04.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Tim and Renee chat about the X-Rite Online Color Challenge, which allows you to test the accuracy of your color vision by attempting to sort color swatches in the correct order. They then address questions from photographers about resizing thumbnails on the filmstrip in Lightroom, find the Sample Size setting for the Magic Wand tool in Photoshop, whether the Magic Wand tool is obsolete, sorting photos in Lightroom, and viewing photos in subfolders in Adobe Bridge.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite Online Color Challenge:
http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_084_-_2015-03-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Tim and Renee find themselves in a winter wonderland in the Catskills of New York State, even though the first day of spring has already arrived. They chat about the winter, and the hope for spring weather for photography (as well as their upcoming New York City Photo Workshop). They then address questions from photographers about creating different interpretations of a photo in Lightroom, preparing a photo to be printed by a print service, whether a custom profile should really be used when sending an image to be printed, file size discrepancies for RAW captures, and output settings for size and quality when exporting images from Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://timgrey.com/newyork/

Fine Print Imaging:
http://www.fineprintimaging.com/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_083_-_2015-03-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about Tim's recent experience trying to use Photoshop 1.0 for the first time. You can view a video that features Tim and other Photoshop experts (and the struggles they faced) attempting to perform simple tasks in Photoshop 1.0 in the video linked below. Tim and Renee then address questions from photographers about bit depth for RAW captures, zoom settings in Photoshop, whether the 1:1 view in Lightroom is really best for evaluating sharpness, resizing images using Lightroom, and capturing good color with images featuring the moon or the sun.

Links from this Episode:

Photoshop Experts Struggle with Photoshop 1.0:
https://t.co/Bmyw8lSCWa

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/timtv

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_082_-_2015-03-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Tim and Renee chat about the notion that "Photography is not a Crime", based on a settlement with some photographers in California. They then address questions from photographers about creating printer profiles, shooting in JPEG instead of RAW, cropping before versus after adjustments, process versions in Lightroom, and adding a color tint to a black and white image.

Links from this Episode:

“Photography is Not a Crime”:
http://pdnpulse.pdnonline.com/2015/03/l-pays-50k-harassed-photogs-agrees-train-sheriff-deputies.html

X-Rite Color Munki Photo:
http://timgrey.me/photocolormunki

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_081_-_2015-03-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:23am EST

Tim and Renee chat about the new "Tim Grey TV", and the science behind the confusion about the color of "The Dress". They then address questions from photographers about Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw Filter in Photoshop, support for the latest RAW capture formats, the Adobe DNG Converter, support for Photoshop PSD files in Photoshop Elements, and sources for printer profiles.

Links from this Episode:

Tim Grey TV:
http://timgrey.me/TimGreyTV

Purves Lab:
http://www.purveslab.net

Adobe DNG Converter:
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/digital-negative.html#downloads

Red River Paper:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com

“The Dress”:
http://timgrey.me/seethedress

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_080_-_2015-02-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:39pm EST

This episode was recorded "on location" in Seattle, Washington. Tim and Renee chat about their trip to Seattle, where Tim will be presenting as part of Photoshop Week hosted by Creative Live. They also talk about some of the photographic opportunities they've been taking advantage of in Seattle. They then address questions from photographers about Photoshop PSD file size, uncoated matte papers, missing location metadata, removing moiré patterns in photos, and "exposing to the right".

Links from this Episode:

Creative Live Photoshop Week:
http://cr8.lv/psw2015

Red River Paper Samplers:
http://www.redrivercatalog.com/samples/index.html

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_079_-_2015-02-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:13pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about not getting the photos that were expected during a trip last week to a tropical beach, and how that might have benefited the photography experience during the trip. They then address questions from photographers about the new Canon EOS 5DS R without a low pass filter, the appearance of color fringing that Lightroom only automatically corrected for two out of three photos, using Dropbox to synchronize a Lightroom catalog, Smart Sharpen settings in Photoshop, and processing with Adobe Camera Raw versus the Camera Raw filter in Photoshop.

Links from this Episode:

Ewa-Marine Underwater Bag:
http://timgrey.me/ewa-marine

Dropbox:
https://db.tt/AX4h8FwU

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_078_-_2015-02-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about a new "Quick Answer" feature in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address questions from photographers about adjusting monitor brightness, metadata for video captures, display calibration recommendations, brightening an image for printing, and resolution required for printing.

Links from this Episode:

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_077_-_2015-02-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Tim and Renee chat about a "quadcopter" drone crashing onto the lawn at the White House in Washington, D.C., and how that might impact photographers who want to use drones for aerial photography. They then address questions from photographers about calibrating digital projectors, the impact of ISO on exposure and image quality, file size and resolution, extending canvas size in Photoshop, and the resolution to use for digital sharing.

Links from this Episode:

Drone Crashes at White House:
http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2015/01/26/device-possibly-aerial-drone-found-on-white-house-grounds

X-Rite ColorMunki Display:
http://timgrey.me/colormunkidisplay

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_076_-_2015-01-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Tim and Renee talk about some tips for night photography, which has been something Tim has focused on a bit more over the last year or so. They then address questions from photographers about whether it makes sense to convert RAW captures to the Adobe DNG format, using Lens Correction adjustments in Lightroom, publishing photos to Facebook from Lightroom, batch processing high dynamic range (HDR) image sets, and noise in the context of ISO setting.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

GreyLearning Video Training Library:
http://greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_075_-_2014-01-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:07am EST

Tim and Renee chat about licensing of music, including a rant by Tim about photographers who complain about the risk of people stealing their photos but who steal music for use in slideshows and other uses. They then address questions from photographers about dye sublimation printers, the pixel grid in Photoshop, whether to remove cards from a camera for downloading photos, filtering photos in Lightroom based on the absence of keywords, and sharpening settings that seem to enable working in units smaller than the individual pixel.

Links from this Episode:

Royalty-Free Music from Incompetech:
http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/collections.php

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork/

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_074_-_2014-01-17.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about their upcoming New York City Photo Workshop, including their reasons for structuring the workshop the way they did. They then address questions from photographers about a workflow for preparing black and white versions of color photographs, converting a folder full of images to a different file format, the term "density" in the context of photography, how formatting a memory card impacts the life of the card, and recovering photos from a card that has been formatted already.

Links from this Episode:

New York City Photo Workshop:
http://www.timgrey.com/newyork

PhotoRescue Software:
http://www.datarescue.com

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_073_-_2014-01-10.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:30pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about New Year's Resolutions for the photographer, including some "resolutions" of their own. They then address questions from photographers about organizing photos from multiple cameras, using the Opacity control with adjustment layers in Photoshop, saving images for archival purposes, the "Painter" tool in Lightroom, and exporting images to a new catalog from Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

GreyLearning Bundle:
http://greylearning.com/subscribe.html

Pixology Magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_072_-_2014-01-03.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about a holiday break, which resulted in a short week with only two questions and answers in the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then address those questions, about resizing during cropping in Photoshop and whether it might make sense to use a fixed value for white balance when capturing photos.

Links from this Episode:

Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter:
http://www.asktimgrey.com

GreyLearning video training library:
http://www.greylearning.com

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_071_-_2014-12-27.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:01am EST

Tim and Renee begin this episode with a chat about using drones for aerial photography. They then address questions from photographers about an approach to photos and folders, renaming existing photos and folders, why Tim prefers to print from Photoshop rather than Lightroom, how to print a photo at a specific size in Lightroom, and methods for fine-tuning the position of anchor points for the Curves adjustment.

Links from this Episode:

Phantom Photo Drone:
http://timgrey.me/1B0UoJ2

GreyLearning video training library:
http://greylearning.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_070_-_2014-12-20.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

Tim and Renee chat about a recent earnings report from Adobe, in the context of an earlier decline blamed on the switch to a subscription model for licensing software. They then address questions from photographers about the use of a UV filter, missing photos in Lightroom, the relative merits of Lightroom as a workflow solution, managing iPhone photos in Lightroom, and color temperature settings for night sky photography.

Links from this Episode:

Adobe Stock Soars:
http://news.investors.com/technology/121114-730209-adbe-stock-up-as-fiscal-q4-eps-sales-beat.htm

Milky Way by Tim Grey:
https://500px.com/photo/91347311/milky-way-from-near-castle-valley-utah-by-tim-grey

GreyLearning Video Training:
http://greylearning.com/

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_069_-_2014-12-13.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 10:06pm EST

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