Color of Place – And Exploration of Photography, Psychology, and Color

20 Tips for Cropping in Lightroom Classic

Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Design – Live on LinkedIn |

Julieanne Kost

Named one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business," Julieanne Kost is a Principal Evangelist at Adobe Systems, responsible for fostering relationships with customers through meaningful and inspirational Photoshop and Lightroom instruction. As a highly sought-after speaker for the industry-standard Digital Imaging franchise, she devises and presents motivating and educational training sessions, sharing original techniques and tutorials worldwide - via live events, Adobe's Photoshop and Lightroom YouTube channels, her own website ( and blog (


Zooming in Lightroom Classic

When in Grid view, tap “L” or double click an image thumbnail to preview in Loupe view. Once in Loupe view, you will automatically be given the zoom tool; click on the image to zoom to the default zoom percentage (Lightroom’s default zoom percentage is 1:1). Once you’ve zoomed into an image, Lightroom displays the Hand tool; drag with the Hand tool in the image area to view other portions of the image. Single click in the image area to return to Loupe view or double click to return to Grid View. 

Adobe Lightroom Classic

A Complete Guide to Shortcuts for Adobe Camera Raw

Given the recent changes made to Adobe Camera Raw 12.3, I spent the holiday weekend updating my previous post of shortcuts, tips, and tricks for using Adobe Camera Raw. You can view them below or use this link (2020_ACR_Shortcuts) to download the 10 page PDF!

Adobe Camera Raw and DNG

Santa Fe Workshops: Perspectives ­— Beyond the Single Image

I’m extremely excited to be a part of Santa Fe Workshop’s “Perspectives” seminar series! In this unique three-part series, I’ll walk through my creative process from ideation to completion, sharing insights into my workflow including: my sources for inspiration, approach while capturing photos, and techniques used in post processing in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop.

Events and Workshops

Lightroom Classic v9.3 – ISO Adaptive Presets, Tone Curve, Local Hue Editing, Batch Export Updates, and More!

I’m pleased to announce updates to Raw Defaults including ISO Adaptive Presets, a new look and feel for the Tone Curve, Local Hue Editing for the Local Adjustment tools, additional control when using Batch Exports, and more – in Lightroom Classic v9.3.

Adobe Lightroom Classic

Photoshop v21.2 – Pattern Rotation, Auto Font Activation, Select Subject, and More!

I’m pleased to announce pattern rotation, automatic font activation, updates to Select Subject, Match Font, and more in Photoshop v21.2!

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Camera Raw v12.3 – Modernized Interface, Local Hue Editing, ISO Adaptive Presets, and more!

I’m pleased to announce that Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) v12.3 has a new, modernized interface,  ISO Adaptive Presets, Local Hue editing and more. 

Adobe Camera Raw and DNG

How to Create Custom Raw Defaults in Adobe Camera Raw v12.3

The new Raw Defaults interface in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) provide a much easier and more intuitive way to assign and manage the default rendering of your raw files across multiple camera models. Raw Defaults enable you to set custom defaults instead of having to first import files and then change settings.

Adobe Camera Raw and DNG

Lightroom Mobile – Raw Defaults, Versions, Local Hue Editing, Synced Watermarks, Edit in PS (iPad), and more!

I’m pleased to announce new features and updates including custom Raw Defaults, Versions, local Hue editing, watermark syncing across devices,  Shared Album notifications, “Edit in Photoshop” on the iPad and more in the June release of Lightroom mobile.

Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Lightroom v3.3 – Raw Defaults, Versions, Local Hue Editing, Inspirational Edits, and More!

 I’m pleased to announce new features and updates including Custom Raw Defaults, Versions, Local Hue Editing, Watermarks,  Shared Album Notifications, and new ways to connect, learn, and be inspired using  Discovery Posts, in Lightroom v3.3.

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How to Create a Preset in Lightroom Mobile

Presets are a great way to quickly apply the same look and feel to multiple images in Lightroom Mobile. This post will show you how!

Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Customizing View Options in Lightroom Classic

Here are some of my favorite ways to customize the View options in Lightroom Classic to help increase productivity.

Adobe Lightroom Classic

Lightroom Mobile – How to Correct Perspective

In this video I demonstrate how to use Lightroom on my mobile device to remove lens distortion and correct the perspective of an image. Then, I make adjustments to the Light panel to reveal detail in the highlights and shadows and use Adjustment Brush to draw attention to specific areas in the photograph.  

Adobe Lightroom Mobile

3, 2, 1, PS!  Ten Tips for Working with Layer Styles

Learn how to improve your layer effects and styles with these 10 Photoshop tips from Julieanne Kost!

Adobe Photoshop

Beyond the Single Shot – Free Online Workshop

Join Paul Burnett and Julieanne Kost for our free workshop Beyond the Single Shot during the Head On (virtual) Photo Festival! 

Events and Workshops