How I Use Lightroom: Collect and Share

In the first post in this series I discussed importing your photos into Lightroom and explained how I have Lightroom configured to import into a nicely organized, folder structure based on the import date. So you'd think I'd use this all the time, right?

How I Use Lightroom: Getting Photos In

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an excellent piece of software I've recommended to many of my friends who have been bitten by the photography bug. It catalogs and organizes all of my photos, allows me to quickly and efficiently edit them, and assists in pushing the end results for others to see. While on the surface it is targeted to professionals, I'm no professional and wouldn't enjoy photography nearly as much without it.

Trillian Astra

I've been a Trillian user for quite some time, having used one of the first versions in beta form. Sadly, the current version has been showing its age and late last year I was forced to stop using it because it had become unreliable on the Windows Live Messenger platform, which I use for work.  I … Continue reading Trillian Astra

Launchy

A few days ago Brian introduced me to a little piece of software called Launchy that has quickly displaced my Windows Vista Start Menu Search. It is much quicker than searching with the Vista start menu and has a lot more features. It's like a smart Run window (you know, the window that pops up … Continue reading Launchy

Visual Studio 2008

Earlier this week I received a free copy of Microsoft's Visual Studio 2008 by being an Action Pack subscriber and completing a short little web tutorial and quiz. I installed it last night and decided to get the Chef code/projects converted so I could start using it. The usual project conversion wizard popped up as … Continue reading Visual Studio 2008