Monday Presets – Cross Process

It’s Monday again and you know what that means? Yep, Monday Night Football tonight! No… seriously, it means another preset today. This week I’m sharing my cross processing effect preset. If you’re not sure what cross processing is and want to be thoroughly confused then check out this link from Wikipedia. After you read it you’ll either be a) asleep or b) enlightened to the roots of where this effect came...

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Friday Tip – The Hover Tip

I love demoing this tip in front of crowds because it always incites lots of oooos and ahhs. I call it the “Hover anywhere” tip. One of the things that’s always a pain is when you have to actually apply a setting, only to find that you don’t like it. Then you’ve got to press Ctrl/Cmd – Z to undo. In Lightroom, there’s quite a few places that you can preview what your photo is going to look...

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Video – Creative Printing

Ever create your own printing templates in Lightroom? If you haven’t, then this video is a must-see. There are some really eye-catching things you can do when it comes to laying out your prints. Sure, everyone has seen one photo per page and how much can you really do with that, right? But you’re not restricted to just one photo per page. You can put several photos on a page and control just about every aspect of how they...

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Monday Presets – Colorizing

Holy cow!!! The response to the preset feature I added here at Lightroom Killer Tips was astonishing. I had no idea that you guys liked them as much as I do. So it looks like the new feature is a keeper. This week I’ve got some colorizing presets for you. A while back I did a video on saturating only one color in the HSL panel. After I started using that effect more I realized I definitely needed some presets for it. So once...

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Back from Arizona

The Great American Photography workshop I hosted in Arizona is over and I’m back in the office. I’m bummed because we had a FANTASTIC group of people. But I can’t lie… I was really happy to actually sleep in and not see the sun rise today Here’s a shot (click for a larger version) of a few people from the group (we had 15 total). It was taken in the lower Antelope Slot Canyon and it was one of the killer...

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