Author Archives: Derek Chambers

Major Changes to BLPG Website

It’s time. It’s unavoidable. The time has come to trim a lot of the accumulated images, comments, posts and so forth on the Bridge Lake Photo Group website. As a result you are going to see some major changes from … Continue reading

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Lack Inspiration For The Minimalism Challenge?

Here’s a 500Px gallery that might help you find that perfect minimalism example: https://500px.com/p/500px/galleries/minimalism-collection-1

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Using Lab To Make Your Image POP

Here’s a simple way, using Photoshop, to make your images pop. And you’ll learn a bit about using the colour mode Lab (L=Lightness, a=Channel a, b=Channel b). It’s hard to show the difference, in a post, between the two photos … Continue reading

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Keyboad Shortcuts for Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) 2020

If you look in the Members Area – Helpful Information For Members you’ll see that a new document has been added.  It’s by Julianne Kost and, in ten pages(!), it lists all the keyboard shortcuts for ACR 2020.

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Too Much Time On Your Hand? Here:

Follow this link and do what she says: https://hackingphotography.com/fun-with-multiple-exposures/ Note that the multiple exposures are just a series of single shots for each of which you move the camera just a little bit.  Got a barn nearby, or an old … Continue reading

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The Treasures of the Rijksmuseum

Do you use textures or overlays in your photo editing?  If so, you might be interested to know that Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum allows you to download and edit images any of thousands of objects (paintings, sculptures, drawings, furniture, clothing …). And … Continue reading

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Lightroom Lost My Pictures!!!

How many times have you cursed Lightroom for losing your photos? Anthony Morganti has the solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwHKHGY_d-c  

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