Posts in Category "Adobe Lightroom"

May 12, 2015

Quick Tip – Deleting Photographs in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn the difference between “removing” and “deleting” a photograph in Lightroom.

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May 11, 2015

Lightroom CC – Comparing, Rating, and Prioritizing Images

Explore Loupe, Compare, and Survey view while discovering if flags, stars, or colors are the best way to label your photos.

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May 8, 2015

Quick Tip – Customizing View Options in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll discover how to customize Lightroom’s view options to display the information you need Grid and Loupe view.

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May 7, 2015

Quick Tip – Creating Custom Sort Orders in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to arrange photographs using a custom sequence.

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May 6, 2015

Lightroom CC – Viewing and Selecting Images

Discover the many different ways to select and view your images in Lightroom.

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May 5, 2015

Quick Tip – Don’t Move Photos Behind Lightroom’s Back

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to find and relink missing files and folders in Lightroom.

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May 4, 2015

Lightroom CC – Organizing Your Photographs

Learn how to use the Folder panel in Lightroom to organize and manage your photographs.

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May 1, 2015

Quick Tip – Adding Copyright and Contact Information to Photographs in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to add contact and copyright information to your photographs by creating and saving Metadata presets.

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April 30, 2015

Quick Tip – Creating a Custom File Renaming Templates in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll discover how to create and save custom File Renaming presets in Lightroom.

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April 29, 2015

Importing Photos from your Computer into Lightroom

Discover how to quickly import photos from your computer into Lightroom.

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Lightroom CC –  Importing Images From a Camera

Discover how  to quickly download photos from a camera  into Lightroom.

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April 28, 2015

Lightroom CC – Overview of the Lightroom Interface

Take a brief tour through the Lightroom interface to familiarize yourself with Lightroom’s tools and modular workflow.

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April 27, 2015

Learn Lightroom CC with Julieanne Kost

04_25LRCC_GGS GridIf you’re new to Lightroom CC, be sure to check out Julieanne’s new Getting Started with Lightroom CC series You’ll learn everything you need to know from import to output and everything in between. Topics include importing and organizing images, working with collections, enhancing your photographs, creating books, printing the perfect image, exporting files, editing in Photoshop, making web galleries, using publish services, working with video, viewing images on a map, and much more! Check out the entire playlist here.

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April 24, 2015

Tips for Creating Panoramas in Lightroom CC

Click here to watch how to create raw Panoramas in Lightroom CC.

Below are additional tips for creating raw Panoramas in Lightroom CC:

• If you have made adjustments to the individual images prior to choosing Photo > Photo Merge > Panorama, not all of them carry over to the merged file. For example, if you have made local adjustments – such as applying the radial or a graduated filter, or painting in selective areas with the adjustment brush on individual exposures, those adjustments will not be applied to the merged file! Because of this, I would suggest that you don’t spend a great deal of time making adjustments to each of the individual exposures but, instead, merge the images and then make adjustments to the resulting Panorama image.

• The settings that are NOT copied over from individual exposures to the merged panorama are:

– Lens Corrections/Upright (with the exception of Defringe settings), since the merge tool is changing geometric attributes, and does not copy over existing geometric settings.

– Local Corrections

– Red Eye

– Spot Healing

– Upright

– Crop

• If you make adjustments to an individual exposures that can be copied over to the merged file (such as conversion to B/W or Split Toning adjustments) , make sure that the exposure with the adjustments is the “most selected” image.

Command + Shift + M (Mac) | Control + Shift + m (Win) will run Photo Merge > Panorama based on the last used settings (without displaying the Merge preview window).

• By default Lightroom appends the file name with -Pano. Although you can not change the default file naming convention, you can always rename after the file is created.

Post-merge, lens profiles don’t make any sense to apply to panoramas, so the feature is disabled.

• There is a size limit of 65,000 pixels on the long side of a file or, 512 MP – whichever comes first.

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April 23, 2015

Tips for Creating Raw HDR Images in Lightroom CC

Click here to watch  how to create raw HDR images in Lightroom CC. 

Below are additional tips for creating raw HDR imagse in Lightroom CC.

• Not all adjustments that you make to individual images will carry over when selecting Photo > Photo Merge > HDR. For example, if you have made local adjustments on individual exposures using the radial filter or the adjustment brush, those adjustments will not be applied to the merged file. Because of this, I would suggest that you don’t spend a great deal of time making adjustments to each of the individual exposures but, instead, merge the images and then make adjustments to the resulting HDR image. The settings that are NOT copied over from individual exposures to the merged file are:

– The primary tone settings in the Basic panel including: Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites, and Blacks (since the merge is expanding tonal range using its own calculations).

– Tone Curve

– Local Corrections

– Red Eye

– Spot Healing

– Upright

– Crop

– Process Version (if set to anything other than the most recent, Lightroom will automatically update it)

• If you make adjustments to an individual exposures that can be copied over to the merged file (such as conversion to B/W or Split Toning adjustments) , make sure that the exposure with the adjustments is the “most selected” image.

• Merging HDR images requires exposure metadata. If aperture and ISO information is available, then it is used as well.

• Lightroom will  show an error if you try to merge photos of different sizes, focal lengths, etc.

• Option + Shift + H (Mac) | Alt + Shift + H (Win) will run Photo Merge > HDR based on the last used Merge settings (without displaying the Merge preview window).

• The merged HDR images is 16-bit due to the significant (and painful) file size that would result if the HDR merge was 32 bit.

• By default Lightroom appends the file name with -HDR. Although you cannot change the default file naming convention, you can always rename files after they are created.

• The resulting (merged) DNG files will always default to Process Version (PV) 2012, despite any differing PV settings applied to the source images. This is because PV2012 is required for the extended Exposure range (+/- 10 stops) of 16 & 32bit files, where as PV2003 & PV2010 are restricted to (+/- 4 stops).

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