2015/04/14

Creating Your Own Identity Plate in Lightroom

In this episode, I will demonstrate how to create and save your own personalized text and graphic presets to be used as Identity plates to brand your photographs when outputting them to slideshow, print and web.

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2015/04/13

Essential Shortcuts for Lightroom’s Develop Module

In this episode, I will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom’s Develop module by taking advantage of my top 10 favorite shortcuts & time-saving features in order to eliminate many of the repetitive image adjustment tasks when editing large volumes of images. (Note, although this video was recorded in a previous version, it is still relevant today.)

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2015/04/10

Quick Tips for the Lightroom Print Module

In this Episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne focuses on little known features and helpful hints for making the most out of the Lightroom Print Module. Learn how to create a template for posting images to your blog using the print to JPEG option, apply custom edge effects and backgrounds using Identity Plates, screen back images using the Tone Curve, and more!

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2015/04/09

Enhancing the Light in Lightroom

In this Episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne Kost demonstrates what you can do in Lightroom’s Develop module to enhance your photographs using color and tonality to change the mood and atmosphere of an image. We all know that the goal is to capture the best photograph in camera, but what happens when we aren’t at the right place at the right time? In this training video, I will show you how to make subtle changes to increase the photograph’s emotional impact.

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2015/04/08

Outputting JPEG files from the Book Module in Lightroom

In this Quick Tip, Julieanne will show you how to output JPEG files from the Book module in Lightroom.

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2015/04/07

When to Use Virtual Copies and Snapshots in Lightroom

In this Episode of the Complete Picture Julieanne breaks down the differences and points out the advantages of using Virtual Copies and Snapshots in Lightroom. Since both features were designed for specific tasks, discovering what they do best will allow you to take advantage of their strengths.

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2015/04/06

Merging Individual Lightroom Catalogs into a “Master” Catalog

In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates how to combine individual Lightroom catalogs into a single, “Master” Lightroom catalog to simplify a photographer’s workflow and enable multi-shoot searching.

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2015/03/27

Helpful Hints for Creating Actions in Photoshop

If you’re using Actions in Photoshop, you will want to know these helpful hints to successfully create actions to automate tasks in Photoshop.

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2015/03/25

Working with Variables in Photoshop

Learn how to take advantage of the incredible power of Variables in Photoshop to cut hours out of your production time when you need to combine text and photographs. Although this feature has been in Photoshop for many releases, only a small number of customers know if its immense power for tasks such as automating event photography, creating web banners and producing graphics.

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2015/03/23

Duplicate vs Create New Smart Object via Copy in Photoshop

Discover the difference between duplicating a Smart Object using the Layers panel to create multiple instances of a layer and creating a copy of a Smart Object using the application menu for independent editing.

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2015/03/19

Camera Raw 8.8 now available!

Camera Raw 8.8 is now available as a final release for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. DNG Converter 8.8 is provided for all Lightroom customers and Photoshop customers using versions of Photoshop older than Photoshop CS6. Click here for more information.

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Masking Videos for Special Effects in Photoshop

Learn how easy it is to mask a video clip in Photoshop – to selectively reveal motion over time.

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2015/03/18

The Top 10 Ways to Automate Lightroom (Part 2)

In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom by taking advantage of presets, templates, Collections, Virtual Copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs. Although this video was recorded in a previous version, don’t worry, the techniques will work just as well today and answer some of the most frequently asked questions that I receive! So be sure to increase your Lightroom efficiency by watching!

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2015/03/17

The Top 10 Ways to Automate Lightroom (Part 1)

In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom by taking advantage of presets, templates, collections, virtual copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs. Although this video was recorded in a previous version, don’t worry, the techniques will work just as well today and answer some of the most frequently asked questions that I receive! So be sure to increase your Lightroom efficiency by watching!

Here is the latest and greatest PDF (JKOSTLR5DevModShortcuts) of all of the shortcuts for Lightroom’s Develop Module.

 

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2015/03/16

Photoshop and Lightroom Presentations before Texas School 4-25-2015

Howdy All Y’all! Thanks to Don Dickson and the wonderful folks that bring you  Texas School, I’m going to be able to give two special presentations on Saturday, April 25 at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas. These are going to be fast-paced, fun, and information-packed programs!  The price to attend both programs is only $47 if you have registered for Texas School. Admission is $97 if you have not registered.  Click here to register.

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Saturday, April 25 10am – 1pm, Refining Your Creative Vision Using Lightroom’s Develop Module

Discover how to add your personal style to your images by harnessing the power within the Develop module in Adobe Lightroom. Master the tools needed to enhance, refine and add creative effects to your images using both global and local non-destructive image adjustments including color and tonal enhancements, custom conversions to black and white, and special vintage and traditional darkroom effects. Learn how to create presets to quickly apply these effects to multiple images and prepare your images for final delivery.

Saturday, April 25 2pm – 5pm, Photoshop CC 2015 – Taking Your Images to the Next Level

With millions of images being uploaded daily, how will you create distinct images that attract attention in a crowded landscape? Let Julieanne Kost demonstrate how Photoshop can be a significant and compelling part of the equation. Instead of using Photoshop to fix problems that can be solved in capture, Julieanne will demonstrate how to take your images to the next level in post process using the powerful features of Photoshop CC. Learn how to advance your work using layers, masking, retouching, and other persuasive manipulation techniques in subtle and sophisticated ways – shortening the distance between your idea and the sharing of your final photograph. Attend this session for a mixture of practical tips and inspiration that will help you further your craft.

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