Video – Lightroom and Photoshop Automation

Last week at Photoshop World in Boston, I taught a class on Lightroom/Photoshop integration. The class went over really well and I think it gave people a good look at why and when you’d go between the two programs. Well, during the class a did a tutorial on how to automate Lightroom with a Photoshop action and a Droplet. Now there’s two things you should know about this technique: 1) It’s really cool, and 2) I...

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Presets – Vintage New York Look

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Video – Auto Advancing Your Photos

This time around we’re going to look at a small setting that makes a big difference in the Library module. It’s called Auto Advance and it makes sorting through your photos work a little bit more like you’d think it should. In a nutshell, the setting automatically moves you to the next photo in the Library module once you apply some sort of rating or flat to it. It’s easy to turn on and I think once...

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Presets – Polo / Ralph Lauren Style

Hey there! I got some inspiration for this preset while looking through a magazine this past weekend. I saw a Ralph Lauren/Polo ad and I noticed their photos have a very distinct look to them. As always, I made it my mission to recreate the effect and I think I got pretty darn close. As you’ll see, it’s got a hint of green to it with a slightly desaturated look. I tried it out on some actual polo sport photos but I also...

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Tip – Previously Viewed Folders and Collections

Moving around in your folders and collections is pretty easy when you’re in the Library mode. You’ve got those two panels on the left hand side that you can get at right away. But when you’re in the Develop module how do you get to another folder or collection easily. I hear a lot of complaints on this one but there is a way (well kinda). In the small black bar above your filmstrip you’ll see the path to your...

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