Getting The Old Lightroom Classic Presets Back
Jan21

Getting The Old Lightroom Classic Presets Back

Hi, gang. I’m up here at the Imaging USA Expo in Atlanta – the first big photography tradeshow of the year. Having a great time, meeting lots of really nice people, did a book signing, had some meetings, did some interviews – really busy day but really fun, too! I want my classic presets back! I’ve had people ask me if there’s any way to get the original Lightroom Classic presets back (they went away when...

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Q&A on Lightroom to Photoshop Color Problems
Jan18

Q&A on Lightroom to Photoshop Color Problems

Happy Friday, everybody. I got this question from a reader earlier in the week, and I thought I’d answer it here because I’ve been asked this dozens of times. Here’s the question: “Why my imported RAW files from Lightroom to Photoshop has a different color scheme (from what it normally looks in Lightroom)?! (i.e.: it gets warmer & more reddish). More interestingly, if I open that RAW file directly in...

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A Look at Filtering
Jan16

A Look at Filtering

The word “filter” often gets used to describe the edits and adjustments made to our photos, but in Lightroom the real meaning has to do with how you can filter the data stored in the catalog to help you in your workflow. In my next series of posts I’m going to dig into getting the most out of these easily overlooked, yet extremely powerful functions hidden in plain sight. We’ll start with the most obvious, but...

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The Coolest Thing About Lightroom Classic’s “Quick Develop” Panel
Jan15

The Coolest Thing About Lightroom Classic’s “Quick Develop” Panel

Got a new video today from Benjamin Warde, and I have to agree — this is the coolest (and perhaps most-useful) thing about the Library Module’s Quick Develop panel. Check it out (it’s less than 60-seconds). Right? So useful! Thanks, Benjamin. Here’s to a Tuesday that’s even better than yesterday! 🙂 Thanks,...

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Enhancing Detail in Lightroom
Jan14

Enhancing Detail in Lightroom

Howdy, everybody. It’s a new year — lots of new Lightroom users coming on board these days, and so I thought I’d kick this week off with how I think about “Clarity” (more precisely, the Clarity slider in Lightroom Classic or CC). I think of it’s as the “detail enhancer.” If I want to bring out texture our detail, I know it’s the slider to reach for. Here’s a bit more in-depth on...

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