Posts made in March, 2015

Learning how to review your own photos

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Techniques | 0 comments

Learning how to review your own photos

In the last couple of blog posts I have been discussing how to review other peoples photo and how to accept feedback on your images, this week I would like to talk about learning to review your own photos. In a lot of cases this will actually be the hardest step out of all of the three discussed, as we often need to go beyond our own personal feelings for a photo and look at it with a more critical eye. Learning the ability to review your own photos goes a long way to helping you to improve your photography, it is also essential if you want to enter photography competitions (either through a photography club or a more national style of competition) or entertain any type...

Read More

Publishing photos from Lightroom to your iPad

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in Lightroom, Software | 0 comments

Publishing photos from Lightroom to your iPad

Many of us have an iPad or other tablet that we carry.  And being able to show our photos to others is something we all enjoy, but getting your photos from Lightroom to your iPad can be tricky and then remembering which images you have put on to the ipad can be a challenge too.  So this is how I use the Lightroom’s Publish to Hard-drive Service. First up you need to go to the Publish Services section of Lightroom From the options, choose “Hard Drive” by clicking Setup (note if you have already set up a Hard Drive Publish Service then you will need to use …  When you click the Setup button you will get the Lightroom Publishing Manager window....

Read More

Learning to accept feedback on your photos

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Techniques | 1 comment

Learning to accept feedback on your photos

A number of weeks ago I wrote a blog post suggesting a number of methods for giving constructive feedback to photographers when asked. This week I am going to look at the reverse side of that discussion, how to gauge and evaluate feedback provided to your photographs. One the key factors to this is that anyone who provides you feedback for a photograph is providing their opinion. This understanding can be a bit of release in some circumstances, because you come to realise that not every opinion has equal weight and an opinion is not right or wrong, it is just an opinion. So when it comes to receiving feedback for your photos here are a couple of things to remember: 1)...

Read More