Lightroom Classic 2020, worms edition
28th April 2020

Sharpening Fujifilm Raw files in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. It's a topic that has filled articles for a very long time... Here's my optimal solution.

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Waxing gibbous moon
9th April 2020

Right, the pink supermoon… Or, how things don’t always go to plan.

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Lightroom presets
28th January 2020

This may be old news, but I often hear this question about Lightroom presets. The Problem Over a year ago, Adobe decided to refine (= overhaul) how presets work in Lightroom. All of a sudden, some of my own presets were not showing in the Develop panel anymore. And the same happened to others. In some cases, all the presets were showing, but some had their names in italics or greyed out....

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Photo critique
1st November 2019

As of this month, I started offering free photo critiques through my Instagram account @fabienb. The concept is really simple. I always try to find ways to give back and help the community and this is one more way for me to do so. I ask my followers to send me their pictures to review and critique. It’s the same kind of work an editor of a magazine could do, for example....

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Kyoto Golden Pavillion
7th January 2019

In this blog, I start disclosing my editing workflow, and the first topic I’d like to introduce is Luminosity Masks. Luminosity Masks are something you might have heard before, mostly if you shoot Landscape/Cityscape. In a nutshell, they are selections based on tones that allow for refined adjustments. In their basic form, they broadly target highlights and/or shadows. But they can be further refined to include mid-tones or narrow down an image’s...

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