Lightroom Survival Kit Tutorials by Thorsten Overgaard

  1. Danish feature writer and photographer Thorsten Overgaard goes through editing some of his black and white images from the Leica M9 in Lightroom 3.x using very few controls and no Photoshop.

    Video tutorial © 2011 Thorsten Overgaard

    This video is part of the worlds (possibly) longest camera review

    More videos can be found in the Overgaard Lightroom Survival Kit available front the website of Thorsten Overgaard

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  2. First part where Thorsten Overgaard try to get something out of the leftovers from a four month old shoot in London

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  3. Second part where Thorsten Overgaard edit one half of the photo shoot with British actor Michael Koltes and Danish model Josephine McGrail.
    It was a photo shoot in very hard rain and ruined the release button on the Leica M9.
    You get to see how Thorsten goes through the images and decide which to edit and which to skip.

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  4. The X-Rite ColorChecker does not make a big difference for the Leica M9, perhaps because the Leica M9 sensor already offers very natural colors.

    This video goes over how to do it and shows a few examples on the effect using the X-Rite may have on the images.

    And here is the link to the Lightroom preset for skin tones as mentioned in the video:

    For more on the Leica M9 and Thorsten visit

    For more article about the X-Rite ColorChecker and WhiBal white balancing visit

    For X-Rite tutorials and to download the Colorchecker software and buy the X-Rite ColorChecker, visit

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  5. In this video-podcast Leica-photographer Thorsten Overgaard and Adobe beta-tester Alan Gilbertson goes over what is happening to your Leica M9 files in DNG and JPG, and Leica M Monochrom files when you shift from Lightroom 3 to Lightroom 4. What is Camera Raw 6

    For more on Leica M9 and editing images, visit http/
    For more on Alan Gilbertson, his book design, typography and software, visit

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