Creating, Editing, and Managing Local Adjustment Presets
Sep27

Creating, Editing, and Managing Local Adjustment Presets

Nestled away under the Effect drop-down menu under each of the local adjustment tools (Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, and Radial Filter) are a set of presets that are specific to these tools. Any preset made in any of those tools will be available to all.     Like the Develop presets found in the Presets panel, these presets are basically text files that hold some combination of settings dialed into the local adjustment...

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Quick Drag Thumbnail Trick (another one I didn’t know)
Sep26

Quick Drag Thumbnail Trick (another one I didn’t know)

Benjamin Warde has done it again — I absolutely did not know this one, but I’ll sure be using it. 🙂 Thanks, Benjamin! That was awesome (and quick, too!). Hope you have a great Tuesday! -Scott

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5 Reasons You Should Be Using Lightroom Mobile’s Built-in Camera
Sep25

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Lightroom Mobile’s Built-in Camera

Lightroom Mobile’s built-in camera is one kick butt little app — it’s one of the most underrated parts of Lightroom Mobile, and that’s why today I wanted to share “5 Reasons You Should Be Using Lightroom Mobile’s Built-in Camera” When you shoot with it, your photos are automatically sync’d back to your desktop, and to your other mobile devices as well (i.e. your iPad or Android tablet). It has...

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Using Two Monitors in Lightroom
Sep22

Using Two Monitors in Lightroom

This is something I’ve covered in my Lightroom books for years, but a lot of folks haven’t taken advantage of Lightroom’s ability to using two monitors, so you can work on and search through and edit down on one screen and also see a huge, full-screen version of your photo on another. So, I thought I’d include an excerpt here, because beyond just using two monitors, there are some very cool things you can do...

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The Most Common Things Lightroom Hides on You
Sep20

The Most Common Things Lightroom Hides on You

A mainstay of my Lightroom Help Desk experience is helping people find something in Lightroom that has gone missing. Sometimes it’s something small, like an item on the Toolbar, and other times it may be an entire module. All of these, shall we say, features are there to help us customize the experience to our needs, but I’ve encountered a lot of people who discover these by accident. In the hopes that an ounce of...

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