Adding color to your adjustments
Feb03

Adding color to your adjustments

Most of you folks by now know that I am colorblind… and yet I keep trying to give tips about color. I guess I am a glutton for punishment, but this tip should help both the color deficient as well as the color savvy. I use this technique all the time to make sure that I am not adding a funky color to the mix. (Of course, I can mess up even this technique. :D) All of the Adjustment brushes, radial filters and graduated filters...

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Lots of Cool Lightroom Mobile Tips (Direct From the Source)
Feb01

Lots of Cool Lightroom Mobile Tips (Direct From the Source)

Not sure if you caught this, but we did a special episode of The Grid (RC hosted the show since I was on the road), but our good friend Terry White, (worldwide evangelist for Adobe), was our in-studio guest and whole show about using Lightroom Mobile, and it’s packed with cool little tips and tricks (Terry is awesome!). If you get a chance, I’ve embedded the episode above – you’ll dig it. Also, if you’re...

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Adobe Releases a Free Lightroom Update (with fixes and a VERY cool new Pano feature)
Jan29

Adobe Releases a Free Lightroom Update (with fixes and a VERY cool new Pano feature)

Hi Gang:  Adobe released a free update to Lightroom CC (bringing it to version 2015.4) and it includes a new feature to help you deal with those white gaps left in the corner of panos that you’d normally have to jump over to Photoshop to manually fix it one way or another. It’s called Boundary Warp and you can see it in action below (image from Adobe): Pretty amazing right? Other stuff (Lightroom 6 users get this stuff, too, but not...

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A Little-known Lightroom Feature Comes To The Rescue
Jan26

A Little-known Lightroom Feature Comes To The Rescue

Happy Tuesday, everybody. I actually ran this particular tip last week on my daily blog at scottkelby.com, showing how to do it in Camera Raw, but I thought some of you folks here might find it useful since it works exactly the same in Lightroom. Here’s how the idea to share this came about: So, Brad had set up and taken this photo of my gear (for use on Social Media), and when I opened it in Lightroom I noticed something...

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Why You Can Only Choose “Auto” or “Custom” For Your White Balance
Jan25

Why You Can Only Choose “Auto” or “Custom” For Your White Balance

Happy Monday, everybody! (Hey, I tried). I’ve have a number of folks ask why sometimes when they go to the White Balance pop-up menu, they get a list of a bunch of different white balance presets to choose from, but sometimes they only get two choices: Auto and Custom. Here’s why: ABOVE: White Balance Presets for a RAW image. When you shoot in RAW, the white balance hasn’t been decided yet. It initially shows you the...

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Creating Beautiful Duotones Right Within Lightroom Mobile
Jan22

Creating Beautiful Duotones Right Within Lightroom Mobile

By adding the Split Toning feature to Lightroom Mobile, you can make some beautiful duotones now right within the app itself.

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