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How to Set Up Lightroom on an External Hard Drive
 
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In this video we take a look at how to make a new Lightroom Catalog on an external hard drive. This can be nice for photographers who want to store their images and catalog on an external drive, freeing up space on their internal.
Using Color Range Masks in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we look at how to refine local adjustments in Adobe Lightroom using Color Range Masks. This technique can be especially useful when trying to accurately select one area that varies in color from the areas around it. Learn more about us at: https://www.rmsp.com/
How to Photograph like Richard Avedon
 
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"If you want to try to mimic Richard Avedon's style, you don't have to have a studio – you can go right outside!" RMSP instructor Marcy James explains how we can learn from Richard Avedon's "In the American West" project with five easy takeaways for the average photographer to implement into their own work. To learn how we can help you become a better photographer, click here: https://rmsp.com
Clarity vs Sharpening in Lightroom
 
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In this video, we look at the difference between Sharpening and Clarity in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Both techniques are equally useful in your editing. However, both produce vastly different effects on an image. While clarity produces a visible effect, sharpening is designed to be a very technical correction you can make to your images. Visit https://www.rmsp.com/ for your photo education needs.
How to Format a Hard Drive on a Mac
 
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In this video we look at the process of formatting a hard drive, flash drive, or SSD on an Apple computer. This is a great thing to do when you first purchase a drive or when you are looking to erase a drive and start using it for a new purpose. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/ Here's a tutorial on how to format a drive on a Windows computer: https://youtu.be/RVCdjSCk5Jc
How to Sharpen Images in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we look at how to sharpen images using Adobe Lightroom. Sharpening is used to take images that are in focus out of the camera and help them to look just a little bit sharper. This is a great step to add to your workflow if you are looking to give your images a little extra polish! Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Canon EF 180mm Macro Review
 
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Buy this lens here! https://bhpho.to/2HBc45t RMSP Instructor Jeff McLain reviews the Canon EF 180mm Macro lens from the perspective of a food and product photographer! If macro photography interests you, this is a fantastic way to capture the images you are looking for.
How to Upgrade to Lightroom Classic CC!
 
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In this video we look at how you upgrade your Lightroom catalog to the new Lightroom Classic CC. If you want to take advantage of the newest features in Lightroom but aren't sure how to perform the upgrade, this video will clear things up! Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Backing Up Your Images With Carbon Copy Cloner
 
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In this video we take a look at how to back up your photographs on an Apple computer using Carbon Copy Cloner. Carbon Copy Cloner is our favorite program for cloning the contents of one hard drive to another! Learn to back up images on a Windows computer here: https://youtu.be/i1wV6LjRdc8 Learn about how to become a professional photographer here: https://www.rmsp.com/ Buy Carbon Copy Cloner here: https://bombich.com/
The RMSP Career Training program
 
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Rocky Mountain School of Photography offers an accelerated, intensive Career Training program that teachers everything from f-stops and shutter speeds to studio lighting and business plans. This program is unique in both its length and RMSP's dedication to hiring the best photography instructors in the country, people who can really make students understand a topic. To learn more about the Career Training Program, visit www.rmsp.com/career Video Footage by Tony Rix, Megan Riggs, and Sarah Chaput de Saintonge.
Graduate Perspectives: Makayla Crist
 
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Makayla Crist is a 2015 graduate of our Career Training program (now Professional Intensive). Since graduation, she has worked for The North Face, Stio Mountain Gear, Sawyer Products, and Bob Ward's Sports & Outdoors. This video explores her journey as a photographer and her experience since leaving the program. Video sponsored by B&H Photo & Video: https://bhpho.to/2HXqIVa Special thank you to Brian Powers for providing some of the footage used in the video: http://www.bpowphoto.com/ Additional collaborators: Hudson Ruiz, Grace Lindgren.
The RMSP Career Training Experience
 
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Past Career Training students describe the RMSP experience. RMSP Career Training consists of the Summer Intensive, Professional Studies, and Advance Intensive courses held over a 6-month period every summer. More information can be found at rmsp.com/career/.
The ONE Tool to Improve Your Astrophotography!
 
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Here are my tracker/mount recommendations: Budget: https://bhpho.to/2DCtuNV Basic: https://bhpho.to/2D94gpe Intermediate: https://bhpho.to/2y39vFA Advanced: https://bhpho.to/2OoUVT4 Pro: http://www.astro-physics.com/ In this video, we look at the one tool you can use to take your astrophotography to the next level! Purchasing a tracking mount allows you to shoot at a lower ISO and produce much cleaner images of the night sky. Next week we will take a look at how to set up and use a mount. Subscribe to be notified when that video goes live! If you missed my live lecture on Astrophotography Basics, check it out here: https://youtu.be/KLVCuvRHrf4 Learn more about our school at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Instructor Perspectives: Doug Johnson
 
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Take a workshop from RMSP: https://www.rmsp.com/workshops Instructor Doug Johnson talks about what it's like to take a workshop from RMSP, why he loves teaching, and why photography is so magical. Doug is a graduate of our Summer Intensive program (circa 1996). As anyone who has attended one of his workshops can attest, he is an extremely helpful teacher, excellent photographer, and joyful person.
What's New In Lightroom Classic CC
 
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In this video, RMSP School Director Forest Chaput de Saintonge discusses the new features in Adobe Lightroom's new "Classic" version. Specifically he explains the new Color and Luminance Range Masks that can be used with Lightroom's local adjustment tools. Learn more about Lightroom during a four-day workshop: http://bit.ly/2kZtamu
Keywording and Searching for Images in Lightroom
 
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Many people struggle with sorting and organizing their images on the computers. Using keywords can make this process quick and easy. In this video, Forest Chaput de Saintonge walks through the keywording process and shows you how to add searchable keywords to your images. He then shows how you can use these keywords to search through your entire image library in seconds to find the photo you are looking for.
How to Move Images Between Lightroom and Photoshop
 
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In this video we look at moving images from Adobe Lightroom into Adobe Photoshop for additional editing. This process can be very straight forward or quite complex, depending on your workflow. We discuss the best practices for staying organized and avoiding confusion when editing images in both programs. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Creating Golden Hour in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we explore one technique photographers can use to create the look of golden hour in their images. Using Lightrooms Graduated Filter, you can add warmth and brightness to specific areas of an image, making it look like it was taken at golden hour. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
2013 Students Describe Summer Intensive
 
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Rocky Mountain School of Photography introduces you to Summer Intensive through the words and eyes of 2013 graduates. In the video, you'll hear them describe how they packed up their lives for Missoula, Mont., and began a life-changing summer immersed in photography. For more information about RMSP, visit http://www.rmsp.com/ Music: "Adventure, Darling" by Gillicuddy. To purchase his music, visit http://gillicuddy.bandcamp.com.
Live: Astrophotography Basics
 
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In this live lecture, School Director Forest Chaput de Saintonge teaches the fundamentals of astrophotography and how a beginner can get started with this type of photography. To learn more from Forest, subscribe to our YouTube channel or take a class from us at https://www.rmsp.com/ Here are some useful links from the lecture: ----- Mounts: Good: iOptron SkyTracker Pro - https://bhpho.to/2DCtuNV Better: iOptron SkyGuider Pro - https://bhpho.to/2D94gpe Best: Celestron AVX - https://bhpho.to/2DF9XfJ Ultimate: Losmandy G11- https://bhpho.to/2DcV2sd ---- Telescopes: Good: Explore Scientific 8" F/4 Reflector - https://bhpho.to/2DCipwn Better: Explore Scientific f/6 Refractor - https://bhpho.to/2DCvNAz Best: Sky-Watcher f/5 Refractor - https://bhpho.to/2D7V1pf ---- Software: Stellarium - http://stellarium.org/ Voyager - http://www.carinasoft.com/ SkyX - http://www.bisque.com/sc/pages/TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx Deep Sky Stacker (PC) - http://deepskystacker.free.fr/english/index.html Deep Sky Stacker (Mac) - http://starchaser.de/deepskystacker-fuer-mac-osx/ Nebulosity - http://www.stark-labs.com/nebulosity.html PixInsight - https://pixinsight.com/ ---- Thank you for watching!
Using the Blacks Slider in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how to use the "Blacks" slider in Adobe Lightroom. The Blacks slider allows you to add or remove contrast in your images by controlling the brightness of the darkest objects in your images. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Creating HDR Images in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how you can create HDR images in Adobe Lightroom. Unlike Photoshop, creating HDRs in Lightroom maintains the raw edit-ability of the file, enabling you to do major editing after merging your images! Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Backing Up Your Images With SyncBack
 
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In this video we take a look at how to back up your photographs on a Windows computer using SyncBack. SyncBack is free and a great program for cloning the contents of one hard drive to another. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/ Download SyncBack Free here: https://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/index.html
How to Clean Your Camera Sensor!
 
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In this video we explore the process of cleaning your camera's sensor. We will start with the basic, least-invasive technique of using an air blower and end with the most-invasive technique of using a wet swab to wipe the sensor clear of debris. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/ Here are links to the products used in this video! Rocket Blaster: https://bhpho.to/2GExoG9 Arctic Butterfly: https://bhpho.to/2FpPfkO Swabs and Solution: https://bhpho.to/2GDJW0y Sensor Loupe: https://bhpho.to/2GDxnSV
What is Exposure?
 
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Rocky Mountain School of Photography instructor Forest Chaput de Saintonge walks you through the basics of exposure in this easy-to-understand video. He explains the function and importance of F-stops, shutter speeds and ISO. To learn tons about photography in just two days of intensive learning, consider attending one of our Weekend Intensive events held in 12 cities across the U.S. https://www.rmsp.com/weekends
About Rocky Mountain School of Photography: Our Purpose
 
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School Directors Forest and Sarah Chaput de Saintonge talk about what makes Rocky Mountain School of Photography different from other photography programs. With a personalized touch, specialized curriculum, and a let's-only-think-only-about-photography-while-we're-here structure, RMSP's Summer Intensive and Professional Intensive programs are entirely unique. To learn more about who we are and what we do, visit http://www.rmsp.com/
How to Find Missing Images in Adobe Lightroom
 
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Most users of Adobe Lightroom have experienced missing or "offline" files at some point when editing their images. This problem usually manifests itself as question marks or exclamation points over your images in Lightroom. In this video, Forest Chaput de Saintonge takes a look at how to locate missing images in Lightroom and get your digital workflow back on track.
Importing Images Into Adobe Lightroom
 
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Learn how to import your images into Adobe Lightroom! Learn more about the new versions of Lightroom here: https://youtu.be/AWiILbQgF_4 Learn to become a professional photographer here: https://rmsp.com/professional-intensive Take your photography to the next level here: https://rmsp.com/summer-intensive
Creating Star Trails in Adobe Photoshop
 
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In this video we look at the process of stacking star images in Adobe Photoshop to create star trails! This can be done a number of different ways, but in this video we cover the easiest and most efficient technique! Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Understanding The Newest Lightroom Update
 
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RMSP School Director Forest Chaput de Saintonge dives into the many changes Adobe announced for its redesigned Lightroom program(s). Forest discusses the differences between the new “Classic” and “CC” versions, and he helps you understand which version you might want to use. Learn more about Lightroom during a four-day workshop: http://bit.ly/2kZtamu
Are You Out of Storage in Lightroom?
 
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How to format a hard drive on a Mac: https://youtu.be/eDeCVUFl-Ac How to format a hard drive and change drive letters on a PC: https://youtu.be/RVCdjSCk5Jc How to backup an external hard drive on a Mac: https://youtu.be/Aqg8GXbkW-o How to backup an external hard drive on a PC: https://youtu.be/i1wV6LjRdc8 How to set up Lightroom on an external hard drive: https://youtu.be/3H6w6UdSEAQ -- In this video we look at the steps you can take when your external hard drive fills up with images and videos. The upgrade process is simple and straightforward and will allow you many more years of storing new images with a set of larger external hard drives!
Using Camera Calibration in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we explore the "Camera Calibration" panel in Adobe Lightroom and look at how it can be used to mimic the "Picture Styles" or "Picture Controls" in your camera. Camera Calibration can be a great first step in your Lightroom workflow, allowing you to save time by minimizing the number of sliders you need to adjust. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
The Best Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts
 
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In this video we take a look at the best (and most commonly used) keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Lightroom. To download a printable PDF document with these shortcuts and more, click the following link: http://bit.ly/shortcutPDF
Instructor Perspectives: Mike Tittel
 
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Apply for Professional Intensive here: http://bit.ly/2yCY625 RMSP instructor Mike Tittel talks about why he recommends RMSP for aspiring entrepreneurial photographers. A 1999 RMSP graduate himself, Mike Tittel is an accomplished commercial and advertising photographer who shares his industry-current knowledge with our Professional Intensive students.
Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera Review
 
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Buy the M50 (body only) here! https://bhpho.to/2KOnvMS Buy the M50 (with 15-45mm lens) here! https://bhpho.to/2JbqV6F Buy this to use EF lenses on your M50: https://bhpho.to/2zwFcLu Check out our review of the Canon EOS M50 mirrorless camera. In this video Jeff McLain explores the pros and cons of the camera and discusses who it might be perfect for! If you have an investment in Canon lenses and are looking for something lighter that will still work with your system, the M50 might be the right choice for you! Learn more from RMSP here: https://www.rmsp.com/
How to Remove Spots in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how to remove simple objects from images in Adobe Lightroom. We start by looking at simple dust spot removal and move on to removing hairs and more complex objects from an image.
Mirrorless or DSLR?
 
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Video sponsored by Canon: https://www.usa.canon.com/ In this video, we explore mirrorless cameras and why a photographer might consider purchasing one. We talk about the benefits and downsides of mirrorless cameras and why different types of photographers might choose to go mirrorless or stay with a traditional DSLR. Learn more about RMSP at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Instructor Perspectives: Michael Clark
 
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If you want to learn more about Michael, check out his website below. https://www.michaelclarkphoto.com/ RMSP instructor Michael Clark talks about his life as a pro adventure sports photographer. He also talks about why he teaches in RMSP's Professional Intensive program for aspiring entrepreneurial photographers. If you want to learn more about our Professional Intensive program, check out the link below. https://www.rmsp.com/professional
GIVEAWAY! - Using the Best Astrophotography Tool!
 
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We are giving away an iOptron Sky Guider Pro! Subscribe, like the video, and leave a comment on this video to enter (full details below)! We will choose a winner on October 19th, 2018. Didn't win the giveaway? Buy a Sky Guider here: https://bhpho.to/2D94gpe Check out our previous video on why a mount is important: https://youtu.be/Fx0JjtDiywM In this video we look more at mounts and specifically how to set them up, balance them, align them, and use them! If you want to get seriously into astrophotography, using a mount is one of the best ways to start! Special thanks to Canon for sponsoring this video: https://www.usa.canon.com/ ************GIVEAWAY RULES************ OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. 1. Eligibility: The RMSP iOptron Sky Guider Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding its territories and possessions) and Washington D.C. who are at least 13 years of age at time of entry (“Entrant"(s)). Void in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and where prohibited. The Giveaway is sponsored by Rocky Mountain School of Photography (“Sponsor”). 2. Prize: The Giveaway allows Entrants to enter random drawings, as described below, on the Rocky Mountain School of Photography YouTube Channel (the “Channel”) for a chance at a new iOptron Sky Guider Pro (“Prize”). The average retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $450. The total value of all Prizes is $450. THE ODDS OF WINNING THE PRIZE DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. No Prize substitution or cash alternative is allowed except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If a Prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value may be awarded. The Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the Prize received. 3. Giveaway Period: The Giveaway shall begin at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time ("MST") on October 11th, 2018 and shall end at 6:00 p.m. MST on October 19th, 2018 ("Giveaway Period"). 4. How to Enter: To enter the Giveaway, Entrants must (a) subscribe to the Channel, (b) “like” the video “GIVEAWAY! - Using the Best Astrophotography Tool!” (Video) and (c) place a comment (“Comment”) on the Video (together the “Entry”). Entries must be received during the Giveaway Period. ONLY ONE ENTRY IS PERMITTED PER PERSON. 5. Winning: The winner of the Giveaway (“Winner”) shall be chosen by the Sponsor based on a randomly generated selection. The Winner shall be chosen within seven days of the end of the Giveaway Period. 6. Prize Claim: The Winner will be notified within one day of the drawing via YouTube. The failure to respond timely to the notifications will result in forfeiture of the Prize and, in such case, the Sponsor may declare an alternate winner, based on another random drawing. If a Prize goes unclaimed or is forfeited by the Winner, the Prize may not be re-awarded, in Sponsor’ sole discretion. The Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number before the Prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 may be issued in the name of the Winner, for the actual value of the Prize received. Other restrictions may apply. 7. Rights of Sponsor: Sponsor, shall have the right, at its sole and absolute discretion to refuse any Entry whatsoever made by Entrants which it finds to be in violation of these Official Rules or which it finds in its sole discretion to be otherwise objectionable for any reason.
4 Ways to BLUR the Backgrounds in Your Images!
 
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In this video we take a look at the four ways you can blur the backgrounds in your images while shooting. No matter the genre of photography you are passionate about, controlling depth of field is so important. Use these four techniques to control your viewer's eye and make your images look so much more professional! Video sponsored by Canon! https://www.usa.canon.com/ To learn more about RMSP, visit: https://rmsp.com
Formatting Hard Drives and Changing Drive Letters in Windows 10
 
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In this video we look at how to change drive letters and format external hard drives, flash drives and other removable media in Windows 10. This is super important if you need to ensure a drive always receives the same letter when being plugged in. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Instructor Perspectives: David and Kiara Talley
 
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Apply for Professional Intensive here: http://bit.ly/2yCY625 RMSP Instructors David and Kiara Talley talk about what makes Professional Intensive unique. David is a professional commercial photographer and Marketing Director for Picr. Kiara is a professional fashion and portrait photographer. Both David and Kiara are based out of Portland, OR. You can find David's work here: http://www.davidtalley.io/ You can find Kiara's work here: http://www.kiararosephoto.com/
Using the Whites Slider in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how to use the "Whites" slider in Adobe Lightroom. The Whites slider allows you to add or remove contrast in your images by controlling the brightness of the brightest objects in your images. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Dark Field Photography
 
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In this video, RMSP instructor Jeff McLain demonstrates how to shoot a piece of glassware using "dark field" lighting. Dark field lighting provides a graphic look for in product photography, especially when shooting transparent glass objects! Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Organizing Images by Location in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video, we look at how you can use metadata in Adobe Lightroom to organize your images by location. If you are a photographer who likes to travel, this can be a great way to organize and break up your images! To start your photographic journey, click here: https://www.rmsp.com
Professional Intensive
 
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Photography is easy. Making photography your career is hard. https://www.rmsp.com/professional/ For every ounce of passion you have for photography, ten other people have just as much. For every incredible image you have created, fifty other people have created images that are just as incredible. But when you are thinking about YOUR photography career, the only question to ask yourself is, "How hard am I willing to work to separate myself from the crowd?" If watching this video makes you feel like you are watching your career unfold before your eyes, it's time to get serious, because the only thing that stands between you and your dream career is education. An education RMSP can deliver. Professional Intensive (PI), our 8-month program for career-minded photographers, can offer you the best photography education in the industry. With over 1000 hours of professional-level training from over 15 instructors who are focused on YOU, it will push you to go further than you have ever gone with a camera. No more dreaming. It's time to get to work.
Using the Highlights Slider in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how to use the "Highlights" slider in Adobe Lightroom. The Highlights slider allows you to control the brightness of the lighter areas of your images while leaving the lightest areas unchanged. Learn about how to become a professional photographer at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Using the Clarity Slider in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at how to use the "Clarity" slider in Adobe Lightroom. Clarity is great to give your images either a punchy or ethereal look and is great to give your images a little extra polish! Learn more about Rocky Mountain School of Photography at: https://www.rmsp.com/
Instructor Perspectives: Mary Brunst
 
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Professional Intensive: https://rmsp.com/professional Since Mary graduated RMSP's Career Training program in 2010, she has been working as a professional wedding photographer in Maryland. Now an instructor in RMSP's Professional Intensive program, she shares her experience, perspective, and suggestions with our students. In this video, Mary talks about what it takes to be a pro, why a photography school can help you, and what it's like out there in the real world. Learn more about RMSP: https://rmsp.com/
How to Set Up Preferences in Adobe Lightroom
 
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In this video we take a look at the most important preferences to setup when making a new Lightroom Catalog or using Lightroom for the first time.

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