I’m Launching a New Tuesday Series Today: Lightroom in 60-Seconds – Photography Article

I’m Launching a New Tuesday Series Today: Lightroom in 60-Seconds Picking up where the awesome Benjamin Warde left off, I’m launching a new video tip series today I’m calling “Lightroom in 60-Seconds.” Just short, helpful little tips that make working in Lightroom faster and more fun.This new series will air here every Tuesday. Here’s the first one: Hope you found that helpful.I’ve got a pretty cool Webcast planned for todayThis afternoon I’m doing a live Webcast about my trip to…

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How to set up Lightroom to Automatically Apply a Lens Correction To Your Imported Images – Photography Article

Hi, gang. This is a follow-up to Friday’s post about my new Canon lens that most definitely needs to have Lightroom’s Lens Corrections applied each and every single time, or it makes the lens just about unusable (well, without Lightroom or Photoshop or even Canon’s own DPP software fixing the Lens issues). Anyway, here’s how to set up Lightroom so it will automatically, by default, apply the proper lens profile and chromatic aberration fixes when you use a particular camera…

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Lightroom’s Lens Correction Panel Just Became Absolutely Essential To Me (and lots of other folks, I imagine, too!) – Photography Article

Hi, everybody. I’m back from 10-days in China (my workshop with Rick Sammon), and I took Canon’s brand new 24-240mm RF-Mount Lens with me, and this lens has lens issues that have made Lightroom’s Lens Correction Panel absolutely essential to me or anyone else using this lens. I did a totally unfiltered Field Report on what it was like using the lens, and my field report actually includes a Lightroom Tutorial or two that you’ll want to see, even if…

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More Tips for Managing Profiles – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom Classic | Last week we looked at some ways to help us manage existing profiles in the Profile browser. We also learned that changes we make to profiles in Lightroom Classic are also reflected in the Camera Raw plug-in (and vice versa). Let’s look at some other useful things to know. Importing New Profiles From the moment these new profiles we announced by Adobe there were third-party…

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Tips For Managing Profiles – Lightroom Killer Tips – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom Classic | Awhile back, Adobe revamped the entire functionality behind applying camera profiles to our photos in Lightroom Classic, Camera Raw, and the cloud-based Lightroom. They really took it up a few notches by giving us the ability to create custom profiles as well as install profiles from third-party suppliers. If you’re like me, you’ve probably explored the pre-installed ones, downloaded and installed a bunch, and possibly…

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Enhanced Skin Softening Technique in Lightroom – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, August 26, 2019 in Adjustment Brushes, Develop, Featured | I’m just back from Photoshop World (it was incredible — I’ll share some pics and stories in a few days), but today I’m sharing a skin softening technique I picked at the conference from one of the instructors — Dutch photographer, and author of the book “Mastering the Model Shoot,” Frank Doorhof. It’s very simple, but very effective. It’s a combination of three sliders You use…

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Fun Auto Straightening Tip – Lightroom Killer Tips – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Develop, Lightroom Classic | Happy summer to all fellow northern hemisphere inhabitants. I hope you are finding fun ways to beat the heat and enjoy whatever summer has in store for you. I was grateful to get to spend some time in a lake up in Maine last week with friends and family, and editing some of the photos from that trip inspired this week’s Lightroom killer tip. I brought…

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How to Use Lightroom’s Color Mixer – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Cloud-based Lightroom, Develop, Featured, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Coffee Break | It’s named the Color Mixer in Lightroom CC (the Cloud version), and simply the Color Panel in Lightroom Classic, and the video above (from Adobe’s own Michelle Wei & Josh Haftel), shows how to adjust individual colors using the panel. NOTE: Their tutorial is using Lightroom CC (the cloud version), but the HSL / Color Panel works the…

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Instant Awesome Looks Using Creative Profiles in Lightroom – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, July 15, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Videos | Terry White did a great video on one of my favorite Lightroom features in years — the Creative Profiles. I found so many users who aren’t taking advantage of these profiles, and if that’s you, make sure you check out Terry’s video (above). This will open a whole new world of awesome looks the easy way. Thanks, Terry! I’m back from…

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Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!) – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Cloud-based Lightroom, Develop, Featured, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Ecosystem, Lightroom Only | This post is following up from last week’s look at the cloud-based Lightroom desktop app. Today I want to explore the editing workflow to see how similar, yet different it is from Lightroom Classic. I’m also super excited to announce that the update to my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book is finally out! To celebrate I’ve got two copies…

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Advanced Lightroom Start To Finish Project – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Videos | Mornin’, everybody! Today we’ve got a tutorial that moves at the speed and style for advanced users. There’s nothing here that you can’t do — it’s just the speed and the fact that I don’t explain every little thing along the way like I would for a beginner tutorial. I think you’ll find lots of helpful little tricks in this one — I start…

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Lightroom Help Desk Roundup – Lightroom Killer Tips – Photography Article

Posted By Rob Sylvan on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Filmstrip, Lightroom Classic | I’ve pulled together some of the recent questions (and answers) on Lightroom Classic that people have sent into me recently in the hopes that it may help others in the future. Change Size of Filmstrip The height of the Filmstrip that appears along the bottom of the interface in Lightroom Classic can be resized to a limited degree, but it isn’t necessarily intuitive. Just…

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What The HDR Auto Button Does – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, June 17, 2019 in Develop, Featured, HDR | Hi, folks — and greetings from London. I’m still on vacation (day 13), and my son Jordan is with me, but we’re heading home today). I have a ton to share from the trip (which started in Paris), — lots of great stories and plenty of pics, but I’ll have to cover that on another day. I did but want to let you know where I’ve been…

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Lightroom Black & White Editing Tips – Photography Article

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Develop, Featured, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom Videos | Happy Monday, everybody. Today I did a short tutorial for you that includes a bunch of little tips for making better black and white conversions, and you’ll see my workflow for taking a color image through to the black and white final. It’s short and sweet. Well, it’s short anyway. Hope you found that helpful. Some photos from my day shooting…

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