Remove distracting text
Jan13

Remove distracting text

Here is a quick tip to remind you about how distracting text can be. One of the very first things that our eyes are drawn to is text… and that is great if we are trying to communicate something with that text… however incidental text can be very distracting to the over all feel and impact of an image. Here is a shot I took of one of my sons… and granted it is not the greatest picture… but that is what you get...

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The Hidden Amount Control For the Adjustment Brush
Jan12

The Hidden Amount Control For the Adjustment Brush

Happy Tuesday everybody. Here’s a fairly hidden slider that allows you to change the amount (intensity) of all your Adjustment Brush edits for the selected pin, at the same time (this will make more sense once you see it).   STEP ONE: Get the Adjustment Brush; move multiple sliders (as shown above) and paint somewhere in your image. Now, if you look at the top right corner of the panel, you’ll see a little black...

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Another Way to Apply Presets on Import
Jan11

Another Way to Apply Presets on Import

Hi Gang — let’s start the week off with a little “Working with Presets” quick tip. The ability to apply presets on Import has been around for nearly as long as Lightroom’s been around, but this little tips let’s you choose to apply an Import preset while you’re still in the Develop Module.   STEP ONE: If you have a preset you want to apply to the next batch of images you want to import;...

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How To Automatically Add Your Camera Phone Photos To Lightroom
Jan05

How To Automatically Add Your Camera Phone Photos To Lightroom

Happy Tuesday, everybody. Got a quickie for you Lightroom Mobile users that you might find really handy — it’s a semi-hidden feature that will let you automatically import your camera phone images into Lightroom, and have those automatically sync with your Lightroom Desktop. Here’s how to set it up:   STEP ONE: In Lightroom Mobile, click on the ‘LR’ icon in the top left corner of the screen to slide out...

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Time To Update Your Copyright Info For 2016
Jan04

Time To Update Your Copyright Info For 2016

Hi Gang: OK, it’s a new year, right now (while you’re thinking about it), let’s update our Copyright metadata presets so the images we take this year have the correct copyright info from the get-go. It’s easy — here’s how: STEP ONE: Go to the Library Module; go under the Metadata menu and choose “Edit Metadata Presets” as shown here (by the way — even if you don’t have a Copyright...

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Lightroom Mobile Quick Tip
Dec28

Lightroom Mobile Quick Tip

Here’s a quick tip for making working with preset menus easier, because you can just move them out of the way. :)

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