How to Add a Watermark in Lightroom 5 – Video Tutorial

In this quick video tutorial, learn how to add watermark to an image in Lightroom 5. A task that may seem daunting is actually quite simple.

How to add a watermark in Lightroom 5

Although adding a watermark isn’t a sure fire way to keep people from using your image without your permission, it is a good way to label your images as yours and drive people back to your site if they like your work.

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Lightroom Workflow Tutorial Video

Lightroom workflow video tutorial

Figuring out a system to upload, edit and export your images daily can be a challenge. In this video you can see my Lightroom workflow.

In this video, I show:
- How I upload my images into Lightroom through my external hard drive
- Select which images to keep and delete
- A basic edit of the images I keep
- Export settings

The key to staying on top of editing is to create a workflow that works for you. Use some or all of the tips provided in this video to create your own workflow. What works for me may not work for you and that is fine. Keep trying different methods until you find one that works for you.

Helpful links mentioned in the Lightroom workflow video:

- Organizing photos
- Exporting Photos from Lightroom

Do you have a Lightroom workflow? What do you do?

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Your Photography Questions Answered

Earlier today I asked you to ask me anything photography related. I love doing these type of videos. Below are the questions I answered in the video as well as additional links to more information. Photography Questions Asked: 1. Which specific classes online would you recommend taking for a beginner? 2. Best way to correct reflections off of glasses?!? 3. I am interested in becoming a professional photographer and I am taking free portrait sessions for a year, is there any other advice ...continue reading

Photography Habit of the Month – Shooting Daily #clickaday

Photography Habit of the Month – Shooting Daily #clickaday

This month is going to be a challenge but such a GREAT challenge. We are going to shoot EVERY.SINGLE.DAY! You know how much I loved doing my Project 365 in 2010 and how much it improved my photography. I have tried to do two other 365's since that one but ended up failing. So let's start small with manageable expectations - 30 days. Surely we can pick up our camera everyday for 30 days. We all want to improve our photography. Who doesn't want to get better at something they love? Well, ...continue reading

Photography Habit of the Month: Daily Editing

Photography Habit of the Month: Daily Editing

Creating good habits especially photography habits help to keep your life less stressful. My friends joke around because I'm constantly trying to create self improvement habits for myself. Why not transfer that into photography. For the month of May we are going to tackle daily editing. Editing seems to be the beast I can't tame. When I did my Project 365 in 2010, I was so good about uploading and editing daily. It made life easy and I never felt guilty about images sitting on my computer ...continue reading