Lightroom Video – Converting Camera Raw Presets to Lightroom

Presets rock right? Well, if you’ve been a camera raw user before Lightroom then you may have presets in ACR as well. In this week’s video, I’ll show you a trick for getting them over into Lightroom. While there’s no official preset converter to get ACR presets to Lightroom, it’s a pretty simple process move your favorite photo recipes over from Camera Raw to Lightroom. Thanks for stopping...

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Free Lightroom Video – Exposure vs. Fill Light

Last summer I wrote a post about a really popular question I get about the difference between Exposure vs. Brightness. Well, recently I got another question that seemed like a good candidate for a video – the difference between Exposure and Fill Light. They both have a brightening effect but they handle it in a different way (even more so than the differences between Exposure and Brightness). Thanks for stopping...

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Lightroom Video – onOne Software's Perfect Layers Preview

Hey there. A while back, onOne Software announced a public preview of their new plug-in called Perfect Layers. Well, the public preview is over and version 1 is now officially out. Brian Matiash (from onOne) was in our studio last week, so I pulled him aside to spend some time showing a couple of the ways that you’d use Perfect Layers with Lightroom, especially if you’re not necessarily a Photoshop user. You can find out...

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Free Lightroom Presets – Nostalgic Summer Collection from Pretty Presets

Happy Monday everyone. I hope all the dads out there had a great fathers day weekend. I know I did. This week, Laura (from Pretty Presets) was kind enough to donate some free presets for me to give away. The images here show the before/after samples of the 3 presets in the download below (from various collections). If you like them, she’s got plenty more available over at at Lightroompresets.com so make sure you stop by and pay...

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Lightroom Q&A

Here’s the latest round of Q&A’s. Feel free to leave a comment and keep ‘em coming. Q. After viewing the 100 reasons Lightroom is better that Bridge I made the switch and purchased Lightroom . I am trying to figure our how to move my ACR presets to Lightroom. I can’t seem to figure this out. What am I missing? A. There’s no “official” way to convert them, but here’s a link on the...

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