Lightroom Portrait Retouching: Reducing Hotspots
Dec21

Lightroom Portrait Retouching: Reducing Hotspots

We’re reducing hot spots using an ofter over-looked slider. :)

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10 Things Beginners in Lightroom Want To Know How To Do
Dec18

10 Things Beginners in Lightroom Want To Know How To Do

Hi gang, and happy Friday! This is a video from my good friend, and Adobe Worldwide Evangelist, Terry White, and it’s such a great video I asked Terry if I could share it with you here today. He takes you though, in depth, 10 things beginners regularly ask about using Lightroom, and there’s just a lot of great information in there (plus, Terry’s a great presenter, and knows Lightroom inside and out!). Hope you all...

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New Plug-in Let Pentax 645Z Shooters Tether Into Lightroom
Dec15

New Plug-in Let Pentax 645Z Shooters Tether Into Lightroom

Ricoh (parent company of Pentax), just released a free downloadable plug-in that lets shooters who use the popular Pentax 645Z Medium-format camera tether directly into Lightroom (so, this post either made you jump for joy, or shrug your shoulders). Here’s the link to download the plug-in (for Mac OS and Windows). Scroll down in the list a bit until you see the plug download (shown above). Here’s a link to their press...

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Try Cinematic Cropping for a Widescreen Look
Dec14

Try Cinematic Cropping for a Widescreen Look

This is one of those things you just kind of stumble upon, and think to yourself, “Hey, that looks kinda cool,” but you’re not sure why (well, now I know why, but I didn’t when I first found it). The idea for this came to me a few years ago while I was just doing my daily editing in Lightroom. I usually work in a view called “Fit” which fits your entire image inside the center preview area, with a gray canvas area around it (as seen...

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Awesome Lightroom Landscape Technique We Tweak To Use On Portraits
Dec11

Awesome Lightroom Landscape Technique We Tweak To Use On Portraits

Happy Friday everybody! Here’s what up: When you’re lighting portraits, you want to draw the viewer’s eye using the light, and our eyes are draw to the brightest part of the image. In a portrait, that’s usually your subject’s face, and then the intensity of the light should gradually fall away (if you look at Joe McNally’s work, you’ll see many great examples of this technique — he lights like...

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Keeping Your Color Consistent Between Lightroom and Photoshop
Dec08

Keeping Your Color Consistent Between Lightroom and Photoshop

Just a quickie today on how to set your color preferences when taking an image over to Photoshop, so your color looks consistent between the two programs. :)

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