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Lightroom Mobile – 3 Tips to Increase Your Productivity!

In this video, I share 3 of my favorite tips to help increase your productivity while working with Lightroom mobile including how to apply the previous photo’s settings, Copy and Paste a subset of settings and apply to multiple images, and create Presets.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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Preset Panel Behaviors in Photoshop 2020 v21

Photoshop 2020 (v21) added three new panels for organizing and applying Gradients, Patterns, and Shapes, and updated the Swatches and Styles panels. Presets can be applied by clicking on the preset in the panel, dragging and dropping the preset from the panel onto the desired layer in the Layer’s panel and/or dragging and dropping the preset from the panel onto the layer content in the canvas area.The contents of the layer (bitmap, vector, type etc.) will determine how the preset is applied: as a property of the layer, as an adjustment layer or, as a Layer Style/Effect.

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How to Create Custom Raw Defaults in Adobe Camera Raw (v12.2) 

Adobe Camera Raw’s new Raw Defaults Settings panel provides a much easier and more intuitive way to assign and manage the default rendering of your raw files across multiple camera models. For example, you may want to change the default rendering setting (such as apply a custom camera profile, change the amount of sharpening, or enable lens profile corrections), on all of the images that you import from one camera model but not from another instead of first importing your photos and then having to changing the settings.

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How to Customize Lightroom Classic’s Default Develop Settings (v9.3) 

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.

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Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Design – Live on LinkedIn | Lynda.com

I’m excited to announce that my new Photoshop 2020 Essential Training: Design course is now available on LinkedIn Learning and  Lynda.com. Whether you’re an experienced creative pro or just starting on your creative journey, learning how to use Photoshop is the best investment you can make in your work!

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Increase a Photograph’s Impact: Lightroom Classic Advanced Tips and Tricks 

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.

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Increase your Photoshop Productivity with Tips and Tricks from A-Z | Adobe MAX

If you weren’t able to attend Adobe MAX in person, you can still view my Photoshop session “Increase your Photoshop productivity with Tips and Tricks from A-Z” on YouTube .In this fast-paced, information-packed session I uncover hidden gems throughout Photoshop to help you become more efficient and reach your creative vision faster than ever before.  

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Lightroom Classic 9.0 – Fill Edges for Panoramas, Batch Export, Improved Performance and more!

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!

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Updates, New Features, and Hidden Gems in Photoshop 2020 (v21)

I’m excited to share my top ten favorite updates, new features, and hidden gems in Photoshop 2020 (v21).

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Lightroom Classic – Using Presets when Importing

To help minimize mistakes, set up your preferred settings for importing files in the Import dialog and then save them. For example, select your source on the left (select your device, navigate through connected drives, or use the arrow to select from common/recent locations).

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Lightroom Classic Updates – Book Module, Presets & Profiles, and HEIC Support

I’m excited to announce several updates to Lightroom Classic including several enhancements to the Book module, support for importing profiles and presets as ZIP files, and HEIC support on Windows.

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