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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Annual reminder
Jan20

Annual reminder

One of the tips that gets the most “aha” moments from Lightroom folks is when I talk about Adjustment brushes and how you can have more control over how the affect is applied. I posted this tip one year ago, and I thought it would be a good time to bring it back around for those who haven’t seen it… If you feel like your adjustment brush is a little clunky, then you may want to take a look at adjusting your...

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We Have a Winner In Our “Lightroom Smart Collections Idea” Contest
Jan19

We Have a Winner In Our “Lightroom Smart Collections Idea” Contest

We announce the winning entry in our Smart Collections Idea Contest!

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The 5 Finalists For My “Smart Collection Idea” Contest
Jan18

The 5 Finalists For My “Smart Collection Idea” Contest

Welcome back — Hope you had a good weekend! OK, I narrowed things down to my 5 favorite Smart Collection Ideas, and now it’s time to vote on your favorite (I’m going to choose the winner tomorrow — no need to wait until Friday). NOTE: I didn’t choose these on their complexity — some of them are very simple, but still have some really solid ideas. Here’s the 5 finalists (and the one winner, chosen by you guys),...

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Got a Great Idea for a Smart Collection? You Might Win a Think Tank Photo CityWalker 30 Camera Bag!
Jan15

Got a Great Idea for a Smart Collection? You Might Win a Think Tank Photo CityWalker 30 Camera Bag!

That’s right — it’s a contest for whomever can come up with the best idea for a Lightroom Smart Collection, and the winner takes home a kickbutt Think Tank Photo CityWalker 30 Camera Bag. Here’s how this works: (1) You come up with an awesome Smart Collection idea (maybe you’ve already created a few that are pretty sweet), and include it in a comment here on this very post (you can also post a link to a screen...

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