Photography Education Resources
Post-Production: Lightroom, Color Management, Keywording
Adobe Lightroom Links:
- Adobe's Lightroom - Starter tips from the Mothership
- Julieanne Kost on Lightroom - The Diva of the Demo with great info
- Lightroom Tips - A clearing house of good tips and tutorial videos
- Lightroom Import Basics - Great tips on "avoiding a Lightroom folder mess"
- RAW files vs. jpegs - A short explanation
- Lightroom "Round Trip" to Photoshop and Back - Use Photoshop for some image heavy-lifting
Color Printing & Theory:
- Inkjet Paper Comparision - An amazingly comprehensive resource comparing most all inkjet papers available.
- Additive Colors Color Wheel - A graphic of the additive and subtractive colors
- The Color Wiki - The Wikipedia of color! Outstanding stuff...
- DP BestFlow - ASMP's excellent site on helping you establish a workflow that works for you
- Cambridge In Color - A neat page of color management and general digital photo info
- What is Paper?- Oh, sure... you thought you knew what paper was, but after this... you really will!
- Introduction to Color Management - From Dry Creek Photo, a great intro to color management concepts
- ColorMatters This is a really wonderful site that is ALL about the art and science of color
- QuadTone RIP - Harrington's QuadTone RIP; an inexpensive solution to B&W printing with inkjet printers
- MIS inks - Perhaps the easiest entry into B&W inkjet printing
Photoshop & General Reference:
- Getting Started in Photoshop - Don't want to use Lightroom? Check this out...
- Adobe TV - Yowza! Seemingly a bazillion videos about all Adobe products.
- Light metering webinar - Mark Wallace does a great job of explaining metering here
- Chase Jarvis on Workflow, Storage and Backup - While Jarvis has spent a bazillion dollars on his solutions, the essential concepts he suggests can be applied to just about any scale of workflow/storage/backup issues.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises - Keep your wrists healthy with these great tips
Digital Asset Management Links:
- DAM Useful - A clearing house of sorts for information about digital asset management and a place where you can buy the best resource about DAM, The DAM Book.
- DAM on Wikipedia - A really good roundup of all of the issues and solutions to DAM
- UPDIG - Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines is an organization dedicated clarifying the issues affecting accurate reproduction and management of digital image files.
- Controlled Vocabulary - Great information on how to choose and use keywords
- PhotoMetaData.org - A good metadata info clearing house