Lightroom CC Soft Proofing Bug and How to Fix It

Lightroom CC Soft Proofing Bug and How to Fix It

A few days back I recorded a video to demonstrate how to soft proof a photo for printing, using Lightroom CC. Whilst making the video I noticed the Soft Proofing in Lightroom wasn’t working properly. Both my Mac and PC had the same problem and I couldn’t find the cause. In the end I recorded [...]

Friday Image No. 154

Friday Image No. 154

A few readers appeared to like the rock shot from my previous post so I thought I would share another from the same shoot and location. If you want to see more of the location you can view my video on You Tube. There is another point I should make about my last blog post. [...]

Configuring Your Printer Driver


Printer drivers aren’t usually very easy to use and seem to be a constant source of problems. I created this short video to explain how to configure a printer driver (for the Epson Stylus Pro 3880) to print from Lightroom using a colour printer profile. I hope this helps someone out there. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_KTq1Q7SRI If you [...]

Heeding my own Advice


Around 18 months ago I published a book titled “Perfect Prints Every Time”. The book was intended to help people who struggle with print making, master the techniques and produce images that match their screens. Judging from the feedback I received the book appears to have helped a lot of people. Unfortunately, it didn’t help [...]

Impressive Printing Service


I recently showed the above image as part of my posting about film photography. At the time I made the point that my wife loved the image and picked it out from a selection of prints (all the others digital) as the one that stood out. My wife by the way is someone who doesn’t [...]

Printing Weirdness


I want to share a very frustrating printing experience with you in case anyone has any ideas about how to resolve it. I have been printing using an Epson 3880 printer for around 3 years now using Lightroom as the host software. During this time, I have regularly switched between Gloss and Matte inks for [...]

Paper Bargain


Today I took delivery of some new inkjet paper that I wanted to try out. It’s a traditional Baryta paper from First Call Photographic and I have to tell you that it’s excellent. And not only is it excellent, its exceptional value as well. In terms of papers you might know, it’s quite similar to [...]