Importing your photos

Importing is really the first step when using Lightroom. It?s how you get your photos into a library and it?s important that you get started on the right foot. In this video we?ll look at how to import and some steps you can take early on to help keep things organized down the road. Download...

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Learning about the Tone Curve

Thought using curves was difficult? Not in Lightroom. The Tone Curve panel makes adjusting the tonality and color of your photos as easy as ever. In this video we?ll take a look at how to use the Tone Curve to target specific areas in your photos and make them look their best. Download...

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Zooming Like Photoshop

Those of you that are familiar with the shortcut for zooming in Photoshop will feel right at home in Lightroom. In the top left of the screen you’ll see several options for viewing your photo (Fit, Fill, 1:1, and 4:1). Well instead of clicking on each one just press Control and the plus key (Mac: Command +) to zoom in. Use the minus key instead to zoom out. Lightroom will cycle through each mode everytime you press that key...

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Guy Edwardes Landscape Photography

First off, a Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. Now… if you’re into landscape photography, which I am, then you’ve got to check out Guy Edwardes’ portfolio. He’s got some absolutely beautiful photos taken from all over the world. I love the color, composition, lighting and well, just about everything about them. It makes me want to drop everything and start traveling around just to shoot....

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Smarter Eyedroppers

This one get’s lots of ooos and aaahhhs whenever I show it. In the Develop module under the Basic panel you can click the Eyedropper to select a neutral color in your photo. Well, you’re probably used to clicking and setting the neutral point only to find the result isn’t what you were hoping for. In Lightroom however, you don’t even have to go that far. Just select the eyedropper and move it over areas of your...

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