Here it is: The Quintessential, Indispensable, De Rigueur and Involuntary Gear Post.
There isn't much to be said when it comes to gear for us. We love our gear, but the technical aspects of photography have never been what drew us to making art with a camera. Art is about making you think or making you feel and for us its specifically about the human connections we photograph. So, when we say that gear isn't important we don't mean it doesn't matter, we just mean that when we put our eyes to the viewfinder the gear on the front isn't the most important thing in our minds. There is a great quote from the portrait photographer Sue Bryce: "Sh ...
How to Sync Lightroom Presets Between Multiple Machines
This post will explain how to use git and GitHub to sync Lightroom presets across multiple machines.
So this has always been a big issue for Kelly and I, we both love to edit (and we both have to cull?) so that means we both have to use Lightroom. We are also natural born tweakers, so we are constantly modifying our presets and brushes, and adding new ones to create new effects and looks. This introduces an issue, how do we keep the look of the images we are both touching consistent.
In the past we have accomplished this by manually copying the folders between our two computers, but this was fraught with problems. What happens when w ...