Tim and Renee chat about reader response to the updated format for the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. They then discuss questions from photographers about removing unwanted adjustments in Lightroom, missing photos after an export, automatically scaling images, RAW processing software options, and recommended limits for sharpening.

Links from this Episode:

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

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_048_-_2014-07-19.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:59am EDT

Tim and Renee chat about photographing a familiar subject hoping to always improve upon previous photos. They then discuss questions from photographers about preparing photos for a printed book, moiré patterns, Lightroom's lack of support for PSB files, working with JPEG images, and flash storage compared to SSD drives.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

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

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_047_-_2014-07-12.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about renting camera gear, and why doing so might make perfect sense for some situations. They then discuss questions from photographers about hiding and revealing sections of the panels in Lightroom, synchronizing photo metadata across multiple applications, choosing digital media cards for your camera, and working with masks for targeted adjustments in Lightroom.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_046_-_2014-07-05.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 2:39pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the experience of photographing the Palouse region of eastern Washington State, after having led two workshops in the area. They then discuss questions from photographers about choosing plug-ins, the availability of star ratings in Lightroom Mobile, marking up a photo, adding captions to photos, and confusion about RAW capture formats.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

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

Nik Collection from Google:
https://www.google.com/nikcollection/

Snap Art from Alien Skin Software:
http://www.alienskin.com/snapart/

 

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_045_-_2014-06-28.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about the two field photography workshop sessions they are running in the Palouse region of eastern Washington State, with one workshop completed and one about to begin. They then discuss questions from photographers about saving (or deleting) older Lightroom backups, sharpening workflow, whether Lightroom is "difficult", saving a mask overlay for a targeted adjustment in Lightroom, and what the "real" primary colors are.

Links from this Episode:

Palouse Photo Workshop 2015:
http://timgrey.com/palouse/

Tim Grey on Instagram:
http://instagram.com/timgreyphoto/

Pixology electronic magazine:

http://pixologymag.com

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

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_044_-_2014-06-21.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss the movie "Tim's Vermeer" (which has nothing to do with Tim Grey) and why every photographer should see this great documentary. They then discuss questions from photographers about automatic camera sensor cleaning, frequency of sensor cleaning, printer profiles (or the lack thereof), Lightroom versus Photoshop, and using a projector profile with a laptop.

Links from this Episode:

“Tim’s Vermeer” Movie:
http://amzn.to/1p7jayT

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_043_-_2014-06-14.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

Tim and Renee discuss whether photographers who started off with film photography have an advantage over those who started with digital photography. They then discuss questions from photographers about resolving a strong color cast in Photoshop, using a printer target test image, advice on digital projectors, keeping backup photos in the Lightroom catalog, and the impact of a profile for a digital projector.

Links from this Episode:

Video on Strong Color Cast Removal:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAQsOeCCrAY

Print Tone Target Image:
http://pixologymag.com/download/PrintTones.htm

ColorMunki Display from X-Rite:
http://amzn.to/1krejbS

Spyder4Elite from DataColor:
http://amzn.to/1n9mNo8

Pixology magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_042_-_2014-06-07.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about an article suggesting that photography might "wreak havoc on the brain". They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 26-30, 2014. This includes questions about keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop, saving images with transparency, clearing the cache in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Camera Raw, and a workflow that incorporates Lightroom Mobile.

Links from this Episode:

Article on Photography’s Impact on Memory:
http://www.policymic.com/articles/89895/psychologists-say-a-problem-develops-in-the-brain-when-you-take-too-many-photos

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

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

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_041_-_2014-05-31.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

Tim and Renee chat about some of the issues surrounding how easily human vision can be tricked, and color management concepts in general. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 19-23, 2014. This includes questions about using Photoshop Elements as an editor from Lightroom, the reality of JPEG compared to RAW, setting output levels for print and calibrating a monitor, the ability to remember colors from a scene, and a camera feature called "gapless on-chip lens design".

Optical Illusions from Purves Labs:
http://purveslab.net/seeforyourself/

ColorMunki Display from X-Rite:

http://amzn.to/1nSPYMz

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

X-Rite Color Checker Passport:
http://amzn.to/1gN3Wu5

Sony a7S mirrorless camera:
http://amzn.to/1oWSyRo

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_040_-_2014-05-24.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 8:14pm EDT

Tim and Renee briefly revisit the patent that was awarded to Amazon for photographing a subject against a white background, and then discuss Tim's switch from mostly writing books to mostly producing training videos for photographers. They then discuss the questions and answers from the Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter for the week of May 12-16, 2014. That includes questions about bit depth in Adobe Camera Raw, better matching with the Patch tool in Photoshop, inverting a layer mask in Photoshop, converting to 16-bit mode after processing an image, and sharpening in Lightroom for images to be published in a Blurb book.

Links from this Episode:

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

Pixology electronic magazine:
http://pixologymag.com

“Mastering Lightroom” Workshop at Maine Media:
http://www.mainemedia.edu/workshops/photography/mastering-lightroom

Direct download: Ask_Tim_Grey_039_-_2014-05-17.mp3
Category:Ask Tim Grey Podcast -- posted at: 9:22am EDT


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