Tuesday, January 29, 2013
An Odd Still Life...
I've been spending a lot of time in Lightroom these days, learning the ins and outs of the program thanks to Kim Klassen's Round Trip online course. The more time I spend in Lightroom, the more I'm loving it. My image files are finally getting organized in a logical way and I can find them within seconds instead of having to search through endless places on my hard drive, sometimes never finding the shot I was looking for...they were in a real mess! Once I finish adding keywords to all my archived photos (something I'll be working on a bit at a time over the next couple of weeks...or months) I will be able to find any shot with a few quick key strokes!
Today I've been experimenting with the 'develop' part of the program in which you can do some pretty amazing processing of your images and save presets of multi-step adjustments to be used over again. I've only been at it for a short time, but I am already loving the capabilities of this software! I can't wait until I actually know what I'm doing! It also works seamlessly with Photoshop Elements, so I can add textures, text, etc. and then pop back into Lightroom again to catalogue the finished image. So fabulous!
Today's image is a silly still life of an apple, an orange and a frog (I needed a third and the frog was within reach). I really never intended to do anything with the shots I took...I was just goofing around with taking raw images and doing some processing in Lightroom, but I kind of like the end result.
This photo is being linked to Our World Tuesday, Texture Tuesday, Sweet Shot Tuesday, Photo Art Friday and Orange You Glad It's Friday.