Lightroom Start to Finish Project: Atlanta Falcon’s Wide Angle New Stadium Shot
Oct02

Lightroom Start to Finish Project: Atlanta Falcon’s Wide Angle New Stadium Shot

Hi Gang: I got the opportunity to shoot the Atlanta Falcon’s new home: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and I posted the images, behind-the-shots, and the story of teh shoot, and pics from that game that night, over on Adobe Spark (here’s the link). Anyway, I had a number of people ask how I did the post processing, so I did the video below — taking you from the RAW out of camera image to the final image. Hope you found that...

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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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Getting Rid of “Pet Red-eye” in Lightroom
Sep19

Getting Rid of “Pet Red-eye” in Lightroom

Yes, there’s actually a feature created exclusively for this. I am not making this up.

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Another Hidden Lightroom Shortcut for Using The Adjustment Brush
Sep18

Another Hidden Lightroom Shortcut for Using The Adjustment Brush

This one is really handy (and it’s really hidden because it doesn’t toggle on/off the feature visibly).

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Cool Little Lightroom Radial Tool Tip
Sep01

Cool Little Lightroom Radial Tool Tip

Check this out: Above: Get the radial cool; lower the exposure a bit (here I took it down to -1.66), then drag it out over your image like you see here. It makes a circle (or an oval depending on how you drag). So far, so good. Above: Here’s the tip: If you want your oval to fill the entire image as large as possible, just hold the Command-key (PC: Ctrl-key) and double-click anywhere inside the oval. That’s it. Short....

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Editing a “Neutral Density Gradient” With a Brush (and when you might need to do this)
Jun13

Editing a “Neutral Density Gradient” With a Brush (and when you might need to do this)

Happy Tuesday, yall. Benjamin Warde has a great Tuesday Lightroom Coffee Break tutorial (in less than 60-seconds) which shows when and why you might need to use the brush feature when adding a linear gradient to your image. Here goes: Thanks, Benjamin — that’s a handy one to know (I’ve used that technique dozens of times since they added it to Lightroom). That’s something you can’t do even with the real glass...

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