How to Create Adjustment Brush Presets
Mar26

How to Create Adjustment Brush Presets

In 60-seconds or less, thanks to Lightroom wizard Benjamin Warde. ๐Ÿ™‚ Check it out: Cool, right? Have a great Tuesday! -Scott

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Simple Lightroom Trick For Better-Looking Skies
Feb22

Simple Lightroom Trick For Better-Looking Skies

Please don’t hate me because this is so easy, but it really does make a big difference. It’s a trick I’ve been using for years, and I think you’ll dig it. Come with me to Paris! This June I’m doing a hands-on travel photography workshop in incredible Paris, France and I want you to come (well, we can only host 12-people total, you can’t all come or it would be awkward). The details are over on my...

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How to Paint Straight Lines in Lightroom
Feb13

How to Paint Straight Lines in Lightroom

It’s easier than you’d think – check out my super quick video below (Note: there’s no audio – doesn’t need it). Don’t forget to hold that Shift-key, ya’ll. Easy peasy! ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you found that helpful (and how about that crazy new stuff in Lightroom added yesterday, huh? Can I get a whoop, whoop!)? Don’t miss The Grid today at 4:00 PM ET live! My photography podcast is LIVE today at...

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Portrait Retouching in Lightroom: How To Remove ‘Hot Spots’
Nov30

Portrait Retouching in Lightroom: How To Remove ‘Hot Spots’

Today we’re tackling one from “The Vault” – it’s a Lightroom retouching technique (works in either Classic or CC) for reducing hot spots (bright specular highlights that make your subject look like they’re sweating). Soft specular highlights are good โ€” shiny sweaty is bad, but we’re not going remove the highlight โ€” we want to keep that in place โ€” we just want to reduce the shine so the sweaty...

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Using The Brush To Edit Your Gradient
Nov06

Using The Brush To Edit Your Gradient

A quick, but important little video from Benjamin Warde on how to use the Brush tool in Lightroom Classic to edit a gradient you created with the Graduated Filter tool. This is way better than it sounds. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks, Benjamin! Hoping your Tuesday is even better than usual. ๐Ÿ™‚ Best, -Scott P.S. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for Rob’s...

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Background Spotlight Effect in Lightroom
Aug31

Background Spotlight Effect in Lightroom

Just a quick heads up before the tutorial: I had a spot open up in my sold-out travel photography workshop in Rome, Italyย at the end of next month. If you want to grab that spot and join me in Rome for an experience you’ll never forget, visit http://bit.ly/romewithscott – Hope I’ll be seeing you there (hey ya never know โ€” maybe that spot opened up just so you could be there)? Background Spotlight Effect This is a new...

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