I started using Lightroom last year, as part of my exploration of blog photography through the Better Picture Project series. You can find all my old posts in the header at the top of my blog (or here), but after Carolyn did an update on her own blog photography, I though maybe it was time to revisit mine, too!

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I started the Better Pictures Project in the summer of 2015 because I was disappointed at how unpredictable my blog pics were: sometimes they came out great, sometimes they were bad, and I didn’t know why. I’m still using the same camera, tripod and remote, but I’m happy to report that I now get better pictures, with a lot less stress!

As I interviewed bloggers who have aspirational photos, it became clear that Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop are the gold standard for editing photos. Both Closet Case Files and What Katie Sews talked about... [read more]