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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How to Correct Difficult To Remove Spots in Lightroom Classic
Aug21

How to Correct Difficult To Remove Spots in Lightroom Classic

Here’s another awesome, quick, to the point tutorial from Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde on how correcting difficult to remove spots. Check it out: Thanks, Benjamin! ๐Ÿ™‚ Don’t miss Rob Sylvan’s column here tomorrow! I know what he has planned, and you are not going to want to miss it (Note his post will be going up later than usual). Have a great Tuesday, ya’ll! ๐Ÿ™‚ Best,...

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How to Change Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Mask Color
Jul16

How to Change Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Mask Color

Here’s how to change the mask color from Red to Green to White To Black.

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Auto-Hiding Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Pins
Jun26

Auto-Hiding Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Pins

Happy Tuesday, ya’ll. Here’s another great 60-seconds or less tip from long-time Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde, and it on a very handy feature (one I use always) for when you’re working with the Adjustment Brush. Check it out: Thanks, Benjamin! Hope you have a-rockin’ day! -Scott P.S. I’m bringing my Lightroom seminar to Washington DC Iโ€™ll be there in August with my full-day Lightroom seminar, but...

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