A hands-on look at Adobe Carousel

I’ve had a chance to play around with a pre-release version of Adobe’s new platform for viewing, sharing and editing your photos across any number of supported (Mac only at the moment) devices. I thought it might be helpful to share some of my impressions and how I’ve come to use this platform within my existing photo workflow.
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Taming Lightroom Keyword Chaos

I don’t often get questions about how to apply keywords to photos, but I do hear from people who are struggling to regain a bit of order over an unruly keyword list, so it is to them that I devote this column. Unfortunately, there is no magic wand to wave and automatically fix a disorganized keyword list, you’ll need to roll up your sleeves, put the kettle on, and just get down to business.
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New Course at Perfect Picture School and a 15% discount

I’m excited about a new learning opportunity just starting at the Perfect Picture School of Photography. This new series of classes is called One on One with an instructor of your choice. I have been teaching a specialized 4-week Lightroom class there for almost 2 years, which is still happening every month. In this new class you have the chance to work with me one on one for 4 weeks covering just the Lightroom-related topics you are most interested in learning more about.
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Lightroom Workshops

I’ve been involved with writing about Lightroom, helping people solve Lightroom problems, creating videos about Lightroom, and teaching Lightroom classes since Lightroom 1 was first released. I get the most enjoyment from having the opportunity to teach people in person. I am delighted to report that I have been invited to join the team of Lightroom experts at Lightroom Workshops.
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Taking Stock Give Away Goes Global

I was excited to learn that my friend Nicole S. Young was giving away a copy of my latest book Taking Stock (she wrote the Foreword)! All you need to do is leave a comment on her blog (Note: It is only open to US residents). So, since she’s got the US covered, and in the spirit of the holiday season (there’s even a Christmas tree on the cover!), I will give away a copy to one lucky winner anywhere outside of the US!
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