Guest: Peter Krogh
Recorded: January 6 2014
- Peter Krogh
Peter Krogh is a commercial photographer, author of The DAM Book on Digital Asset Management, and creator of the 3-2-1 backup strategy.
Organizing Your Photos with Lightroom 5: http://thedambook.com/organizing-your-photos-with-lightroom-5/
The book is specific to lightroom but also describes a more generic philosophy of organizing a media collection. Another project for the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Peter contributed to on this topic is dpbestflow.org with Richard Anderson.
Peter also wrote another book on Multi-Catalog Workflow.
Consolidate all photos on one drive then back that up.
Smart previews in Lightroom allows users to work off-line with a smaller version of a photo without having the full resolution or the 1:1 previews version locally. 1:1 previews are useful for checking focus.
Using the catalog to organize images rather than folders etc.
Discussion on a trip to Tasmania Leo and Peter took together.
Talk about an assignment Peter did for PBS.
Peter's favourite lightroom tools:
- Clarity to enhance local contrast
- Shadows and highlights
- fine tuning color
Peter emphasizes the importance of pre-visualizing what you can do during the post processing of an image.
Discussion on lighting different skin types in portrait photography. Time: 43:20 Peter refers to Dean Collins tip on lighting people with light skin using the shadows and lighting people with dark skin using the highlights.
Peter explains how smaller compact cameras help to interchange with a subject/model instead of "hiding behind a camera".
The book Organizing Your Photos with Lightroom 5 describes which tools to use and the order to use them in. And the differences between using keywords and collections.
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