Simple Soft Glow Effect (without using a plug-in)

Happy Wednesday everybody! Here’s that tutorial I mentioned back on Monday about a simple way to add a soft glow effect to your image, and take the edge off everything from portraits, to contrasty HDR images, and more. Plus, there’s a nice before/after tip for black and white images in here as well, in case you missed it when I showed it earlier this year).

It’s a short video (that I made for you guys here on

Well, there ya go. Told ya it was simple 🙂

Hope you found that helpful, and we’ll see ya back here on Friday for more Lightroom Love!



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