Faces & Places Profiles – Installation Guide

1. Extract the .zip file, open the extracted folder, select all profile files and copy them to: Mac OS X: Macintosh HD /Users/USR NAME/Library/Application Support/Adobe/CameraRaw/CameraProfilesThis is a hidden folder. To make it visible: Launch Terminal from Spotlight or Launchpad -> Utilities, and enter the following command to show or hide the directory: chflags nohidden ~/Library/ [...]

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Faces & Places Profiles – QuickStart Guide

After installing the Faces & Places Color package, you are ready to explore your new possibilities. Using Faces & Places Color profiles - Adobe Camera Raw (Photoshop and Elements) and Lightroom 1. In Adobe Camera Raw window (Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6, CC and CC2014 or Elements 8-13), click on the “Camera Calibration” tab: In Lightroom, switch to the “Develop” module and [...]

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Digital Velvia at the San Francisco Bay

My friend and customer T. Izak, an enthusiastic photographer, sent me this photo and the steps he took in Lightroom to get the results he was looking for. I found this very interesting and decided to share this Lightroom workflow with you. About The Photo T says he waited for a relatively clear day without [...]

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What’s Your Favorite Portrait?

My current Lightroom students, are a group of professional photographers, who tend to ask very good questions. As I was teaching them the first step to their “perfect image” – choosing the appropriate camera profile (of course ), they kept on asking for a comparison chart. They really wanted a place where PSKiss color develop [...]

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Black and White Magic

Converting a color photo to black and white is common task but a challenging one. On one hand you might want a “film style” look, on the other hand, you want to harness the digital image processing power of Lightroom. I would like to show you how to take advantage of them both, in this [...]

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Your personal touch with Cross Camera Color profiles

What about your Personal Touch? Over the years, every famous photographer developed his or hers unique “visual signature”, that small twist in the image which became their trademark. Most of them were very particular about dark room techniques, which allowed them to make sure that the image they presented, looked exactly as they wanted. Today, [...]

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On-Stage in Black and White

Our good friend and great on-stage photographer Guy Prives, has recently started using BlackMagic to convert his color photographs to black and white. We have to admit, he does it faster and easier we could have imagined: The original image Guy’s steps These are the steps Guy took in Lightroom 5. He was kind enough [...]

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