A photography blog from the creators of Perfectly Clear


Like you, we’re learning all the time. And this blog gives us a chance to pass along the latest news from the frontlines of photo correction. Every week, we’ll report on the trends that we see shaping the industry… as well as the very coolest customer stories.

When to use your Camera’s Auto Mode

Written by Robert Vanelli,  originally posted on Photofocus.com   While covering a water polo event, I noticed a mom holding her camera. I looked at her and she smiled and said I know, I know I’m holding it wrong. She then turned her hand and cupped the lens properly. She laughed and said she read […]

Live Webinar: The Business of Wedding Photography with Lisa Robinson

  Wedding photography is one of the most rewarding genres we can work in, and it’s also one of the most important and challenging. Besides making great pictures, however, you’ve also got to have a good business. Lisa Robinson, of Lovesome Photography, is a full-time wedding photographer who is not only going to show us […]

It’s OK to Crop by Robert Vanelli

Written by Robert Vanelli,  originally posted on Photofocus.com As I was photographing a Cross Country race, we were hit by a heavy Florida rain storm. Luckily I had shelter under a tarp. I watched the high school kids performed like true athletes, they didn’t let rain or a mud filled track slow them down. I […]

Lightroom Live: Dive Into Adobe Stock with Terry White

Stock photography has long been the photographer’s ideal business model: we can make money on our pictures, and we don’t have to go sell them. What could be better? Well, Adobe has recently made selling stock even easier with a new platform and publication directly from Lightroom, and Terry White is joining us to show us […]

Live Webinar: Personal Projects with Matthew Jordan Smith

This Month: Personal Projects and Self-Assignments with Matthew Jordan Smith The best photographers get hired to shoot what they love to shoot, and they continue to love shooting throughout their lives. How do they do it? How do they get the great jobs and stay passionate? One big thing they do is to shoot personal projects […]

Lightroom Live: Maximizing Wacom Tools for Photos with Wes Maggio

  Mouses and trackpads are terrific tools…for the 20th century. Many creatives have found liberation by using a stylus and tablet with their computers. For photography work, nothing is more precise, accurate, and creative than using a stylus. Wacom makes the industry standard in touch tools for creatives. In this episode, Wacom Evangelist, Wes Maggio, […]

Live: Making Holiday Photo Gifts

  This Month: Making Holiday Photo Gifts It’s that time of year, again: holiday decor is going up everywhere, and your clients want to print photo cards–not to mention your own family calling for pictures from last summer’s reunion. But you can do so much more than make cards with your photographs. In this episode, Richard […]

$1 Donation to Southeastern Guide Dogs

We are so excited to partner up with our friends over at Southeastern Guide Dogs During our Black Friday Sale, a $1 for every purchase will go towards  veterans living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and people with visual impairments. This holiday season spread the word to all your dog-loving friends—with your help we can make a difference. ABOUT […]

Technology Preview #2: LOOKs Come to Perfectly Clear Complete V3

    We’re super excited to tell you more about Perfectly Clear Complete Version 3 (did you miss our first update?).  We’ve been hard at working adding new features plus your requests. Though we’re still hard at work making the final touches, we wanted to give you a sneak peek of the improvements to come. Today’s […]

Lightroom Live: Workflow Strategies for Multiple Computers with Mark Fuccio

Workflow Strategies for Multiple Computers with Mark Fuccio The dream for many photographers is to travel the world making all kinds of marvelous pictures, enjoying exotic cultures and places. Well, whether you travel the globe, or make pictures in your hometown, the chances are that you’ll need to use more than one computer to manage […]

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