Register for My Free ON1 Photo Course

Later this month ON1 will be releasing their newest version of software: ON1 Photo RAW. To celebrate the new release I am offering a FREE training course, all about ON1 Photo! This training is currently [...]

Coming Soon: Nicolesy Print Books!

EXCITING NEWS! As many of you know, I have had several books published through Peachpit, Press. Then, about four years ago, I began creating and selling my own presets, eBooks, and video training on my [...]

My Dirty (Photography) Secrets

The life we tend to share online is oftentimes showing the highlights of our lives, much of it good, and we usually don’t share the not-so-perfect stuff. I oftentimes enjoy sharing the behind-the-scenes of my photographs, but [...]

Tips for Handheld Macro Photography

Macro photography is an fascinating way to get a close-up look at everyday items. Photographers will oftentimes use a tripod to create their photos, but in some cases it is necessary, and also more convenient, to hand-hold [...]

Sneak Peek: ON1 Photo RAW

I recently received an early beta version of ON1 Photo RAW, and was given special permission from ON1 Photo to share a short video on this upcoming software. The software you see in this video is not [...]

5DayDeal: The Biggest Photography Sale of the Year

This sale is over! Thank you so much to everyone who purchased the bundle. Your combined efforts ended up raising over $220k to charity! It's time again for the 5DayDeal! I've been partnering with [...]

Free Texture Download: Coffee Stain

Download a free sample texture from my upcoming "Coffee Stain Texture Pack"!

Review: BenQ SW2700PT Monitor for Photographers

It's a well-known fact that photographers want their photos to look good. After creating the images in-camera, a large portion of the work is done on a computer. This is where we use software to adjust [...]

Hands On with the Fujifilm X-T2

I am a very big fan of the Fujifilm X Series cameras and lenses, and so when they announced the Fujifilm X-T2 I pre-ordered almost immediately. I have been using two X-T1 cameras for a [...]

Free Lightroom Preset Pack: Nicolesy Matte

Please enjoy this free Adobe® Lightroom® preset pack! This pack includes 8 presets and is also compatible with Lightroom 4/5/6/CC.

View a List of My Camera Gear

I put together a list containing all of my primary camera gear, accessories, and post-processing tools! You can view the full list by clicking here, or by using the link in the menu at the top [...]

Changing a Photo’s Timestamp in Lightroom [Video]

When traveling, you may forget to set your camera to its new time zone. However, you can easily change the date and time of your photos in Lightroom if you forgot to update or change [...]

Previewing Images with a Transparent Design Overlay in Lightroom [Video]

Learn how to preview your images in a design or with a graphical overlay by using the “Layout Image” setting. This feature adds a temporary graphical overlay to the preview window in the Library module. This video [...]

How to Import “Raw+JPEG” Files into Lightroom [Video]

If you photograph with your camera’s settings to “Raw+JPEG”, and output both a Raw and JPEG file for each image, then there is a setting in Lightroom that you may be interested in. You can [...]

Syncing Collections with the Lightroom Mobile App [Video]

Lightroom mobile is one of the many advantages to subscribing to the Creative Cloud. With it you can sync specific collections to the app, and view those collections on your phone, tablet, web browser, and [...]

Reset Lightroom’s Panel Adjustments [Video]

Learn how to reset your Lightroom sliders and other adjustments back to their default settings. This video is a sample of my in-depth video course Lightroom: Two Minute Tips — master-class training for Lightroom users of all levels. Use the [...]

Create a “Favorites” Preset Folder in Lightroom [Video]

Lightroom does not have a way to mark presets as “favorites”, but there is a manual workaround that you can use instead. This video is a sample of my in-depth video course Lightroom: Two Minute Tips — master-class training for [...]

The Lightroom Book Module: Adding Text and Image Captions [Video]

You can add custom text and image captions to your photos in the Lightroom Book module, as well as create templates to pull data from the metadata of your files to auto-fill the photos’ text [...]

New Release! Lightroom: Two Minute Tips

I have been using Lightroom ever since it was first released in 2007. Most of what I know is through self-taught trial-and-error, but I also often peruse the Internet from time-to-time to improve my skills. While I consider myself an expert with this software there are always new bits of knowledge that can be learned regardless of one’s experience level [...]

Batch Process a Group of Photos in Lightroom [Video]

Did you know that there is a way to batch-process inside of Lightroom? You can do this very quickly using the Quick Develop panel! Watch this video to find out how. This video is a [...]