2. Optimize


From Camera to Print

To obtain the best results, you obviously need to invest in the best camera equipment and lenses, but you also need to learn how to use them effectively and avoid the bad habits that can have a detrimental effect on the image quality. This chapter is mainly about the things you can do at the capture stage to obtain the sharpest images, plus how you can use the Develop controls in Lightroom to optimize the sharpness, noise reduction, tone, and color output. I also explain the ideal workflow for moving images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back again, followed by how to optimize your images for print using the Print module in Lightroom.

The main objective here is for ...

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