Lightroom Q&A

Hey everyone, it’s Photoshop World week so if you’re going make sure you stop by and say Hi. Anyway, I thought it would be a great time for another Q&A: QuestionWhen locking an image to a crop aspect ratio, Lightroom forces the ratio to match the image layout, so vertical will be 8X10 and horizontal will be 10X8. There are times when I want a vertical crop in a horizontal photo, but still want the aspect constraint. Is...

Read More

Friday Tip (Actually 2 today)

Yep, it’s a special special day. Friday… It’s a long weekend for me and I’m excited so I figured I’d squeeze two tips in. Here goes. Tip #1First, if you’re working with the Tone Curve and you want to reset the curve, or the sliders below the curve, forget about trying to drag them to their original places on the curve. Instead, just right-click on the Tone Curve and you’ll see a little pop-up...

Read More

Friday Tip – Upsizing in Lightroom

I was just looking through a copy of Mikkel Aaland’s Photoshop Lightroom Adventure and I learned a cool tip that made me think of upsizing in a different way. Until now, if I’ve had to upsize a photo I’ve always gone to Photoshop to do it, mainly because I could control the interpolation method used to upsize. However, after reading through his book I learned that Lightroom (File > Export) uses the Lanczos kernal...

Read More

Previewing the Effects of One Change

I love this one. Whenever I’m out teaching Lightroom it’s so cool to see some of the little things that get all of the nods in the audience (and sometimes spontaneous applause). Let’s say you make some changes in the HSL/Color/Grayscale panel (really, it could be any panel). Now you want to see what your photo looks like without those specific changes. But you don’t want to see just a Before/After view of...

Read More

Lightroom and Paypal

I came across an interesting link the other day about using Adobe Lightroom’s web galleries with Paypal. The author of the post, Chris Shepherd, talks about integrating a shopping cart into the Lightroom gallery. I definitely recommend that you’re somewhat web savvy, as it does require a bit of technical know-how. However, the link does include step-by-step instructions as well as download files. Check it out by clicking...

Read More

Lightroom Q&A

Here’s another Q&A from the comments page for you. QuestionOn August 3 you published a short-cut for assessing the TAT tools. Is thereOn August 3 you published a short-cut for selecting the TAT tools. Is there a short-cut for putting them away? Invariably, I forget to put them away, and end up making changes I don¬ít want to make. Thanks for all your tips! Excellent. – Linda Q. AnswerI always just hit the Escape key to...

Read More
Page 48 of 55« First...102030...4647484950...Last »