Thanks everyone for another great meeting last night. I really enjoyed it.
Profiles – I found out what a profile is. Every raw file needs a profile. A raw file is merely a bunch of numbers reflecting the amount of light registered at each pixel. A profile must be applied in order to for the raw conversion to correctly tie numbers to colors. A fairly easy to understand description is here: https://www.phototraces.com/b/lightroom-raw-profiles/
Here is a link to an article and 12-minute video that Laura Shoe prepared on Lightroom Profiles: https://laurashoe.com/2018/04/03/start-your-lightroom-photo-editing-with-powerful-new-color-and-bw-monochrome-profiles/
Laura Shoe has a 20-minute video on Lightroom defaults and how to set them. Here is a link to her video on You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=XGCnR9qEqA4&feature=emb_logo
Here is a link to her blog: https://laurashoe.com/lightroom-blog/
Julieanne Kost is Adobe’s Digital Image Evangelist Director. Here is a link to her blog post with videos on Photoshop’s updated Les Blur Filter and Content Aware: https://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2020/02/improvements-to-the-content-aware-fill-workspace-lens-blur-and-more-in-photoshop-v21-1.html