In this video I use Lightroom on my mobile device to demonstrate how to make quick edits to close the gap between the image that I saw in my minds eye and what my camera captured.
While perhaps not my favorite task in Lightroom Classic, adding keywords to photos is a critical part of my workflow as I often need to search through my entire image library to find components for my composite images. Here are several tips and shortcuts for working with keywords in Lightroom Classic:
Josh Bury, Sr. Computer Scientist on the Adobe Camera Raw team, wrote an excellent article calling out best practices for shooting and stitching multiple images together using the Merge to Panorama command (found in Lightroom Classic, ACR, and Lightroom on the desktop). He has great suggestions both for capture and post processing so be sure to check it out here: From the ACR Team: Merge to Panorama.
Lightroom Classic now provides an easier and more intuitive way to customize the default rendering of your raw files in order to streamline your editing workflow. For example, if you prefer to apply custom raw settings upon import (such as using camera styles defined “in-camera” or using a different camera profile or slider settings in Lightroom), instead of first importing files and later changing the settings, you can use the new Raw Defaults Presets preferences to manage the default rendering of your images.
I’m excited to announce several updates and enhancements to Lightroom Classic including a new interface to simplify the creation and application of custom setting for rendering raw files, support for large Photoshop (.PSB) files, secondary display enhancements, performance improvements, and more!
Discover twenty tips to increase your productivity when cropping and straightening images in Lightroom Classic.
In the videos below, you’ll discover how to Print Templates and save print Collections in Lightroom Classic as well as use Soft Proofing to get the most out of your images.
If you weren’t able to attend Adobe MAX in person, you can still view my Lightroom session “Increase a Photograph’s Impact: Lightroom Classic Advanced Tips and Tricks” on YouTube.
In this session, you’ll discover how to make your photographs more powerful than ever before by mastering the tools needed to enhance, refine, and add creative effects to your images.
Lightroom Classic has added several new features and product updates including Auto Fill Edges for Panoramas, Batch Export with Multiple Presets, Performance Enhancements and more!
One of my favorite tools in Lightroom Classic is the Painter tool. For those of you not familiar with it, the Painter tool allows you to pick an attribute (including keyword, label, flag, ratings, metadata templates, settings (presets+), rotation and target collection) and apply to images by clicking on the image thumbnail in the Grid view.
Creating a Snapshot in Lightroom Classic “captures” all of the settings applied to an image and saves them as a single entry in the Snapshot panel. We then have the freedom to experiment, taking images in another direction with the security of knowing that we can quickly return to the Snapshot “state” with a single click. I prefer using Snapshots in the following scenarios:
In these quick tips, you’ll discover how easy it is to print a single image and contact sheet in Lightroom Classic.
Lightroom Classic 8.4 – GPU Accelerated Image Editing, Export to PNG, Batch Photo Merge Stacked Images and More!
I’m excited to announce the new features and latest updates in Lightroom Classic 8.4 including GPU accelerated image editing, improved performance in the Folder Panel, Color Labels for Collections, Export to PNG, Batch Photo Merge for stacked images and more!
Virtual Copies are a great way to create multiple “versions” of a photograph without having to duplicate the original (Master) file on the hard drive, thereby saving storage space and limiting the number of original files that need to be managed. Click here to find out more.