Enhanced Skin Softening Technique in Lightroom
Aug26

Enhanced Skin Softening Technique in Lightroom

I’m just back from Photoshop World (it was incredible β€” I’ll share some pics and stories in a few days), but today I’m sharing a skin softening technique I picked at the conference from one of the instructors β€” Dutch photographer, and author of the book “Mastering the Model Shoot,” Frank Doorhof. It’s very simple, but very effective. It’s a combination of three sliders You use the...

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Why Being Able To Move Adjustment Brush Pins Can Be Really Handy
Jul29

Why Being Able To Move Adjustment Brush Pins Can Be Really Handy

Today’s video (below) is one I did a while back but I still get questions about how (and why) anyone would want to move one of Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush pins. This short video will show you why this feature is more awesome than it may appear. Pretty handy in the right situation, right? I’m out adventuring this week I’m off to Belfast Ireland, The Faroe Islands, and Iceland this week. Really excited, and hope...

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Exploring Range Mask Options: Depth
May22

Exploring Range Mask Options: Depth

We’ve previously explored the Luminance and Color options for Range Mask, so let’s wrap up this series with a look at the Depth option. Note at the time of this writing, the Depth option currently only works with photos in HEIC file format captured on supported iPhones (7+, 8+, X, Xs, Xs Max, and Xr) using either the built-in Portrait mode or the Depth capture mode in the Lightroom camera. You can enable the Depth capture...

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How to Create Adjustment Brush Presets
Mar26

How to Create Adjustment Brush Presets

In 60-seconds or less, thanks to Lightroom wizard Benjamin Warde. πŸ™‚ 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! πŸ™‚ 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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