Five More Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile App
Aug28

Five More Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile App

My post from last week generated a few questions, so I thought I’d follow up with some answers and some more tips. Exposure Lock When faced with a tricky exposure situation and you want to ensure the camera doesn’t change its exposure settings due to changing light (like on a partly cloudy day) you can frame up your photo, tap on the subject to set exposure, then tap the exposure lock icon (the lock to the right of the shutter...

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Five Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile Camera App
Aug21

Five Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile Camera App

Hello from Photoshop World! I want to share some of my favorite things about the camera module within the Lightroom app for mobile (iOS and Android). When you sync your Lightroom Classic catalog with Lightroom for mobile all the photos you take in the mobile app are automatically uploaded to the cloud, and then eventually downloaded to the computer running Lightroom Classic. To me, this is an unbeatable combination just for that...

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Lesser Known Things About Lightroom for Mobile
Jul31

Lesser Known Things About Lightroom for Mobile

I’m starting to see an increasing number of questions from people who are having trouble finding some of the features and functions inside of the Lightroom for mobile app, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of the most recent. Before and After For those of us coming from the Lightroom Classic world we are used to buttons and the experience of using a cursor that when hovered over said buttons will pop up a tooltip...

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How to Use Lightroom’s Color Mixer
Jul23

How to Use Lightroom’s Color Mixer

It’s named the Color Mixer in Lightroom CC (the Cloud version), and simply the Color Panel in Lightroom Classic, and the video above (from Adobe’s own Michelle Wei & Josh Haftel), shows how to adjust individual colors using the panel. NOTE: Their tutorial is using Lightroom CC (the cloud version), but the HSL / Color Panel works the same way in Lightroom Classic, but the interface looks slightly different (click...

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Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question
Jul17

Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question

First, I want to thank everyone that left a comment for a chance to win my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book last week. It really meant a lot to see so much interest in it. I used a random number generator to help me pick the winners, and I have sent an email to B. Glidden and T. Stein to let them know they were picked. Congrats! At many points throughout the book I refer the reader right back here to Lightroom Killer Tips to learn...

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Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)
Jul10

Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)

This post is following up from last week’s look at the cloud-based Lightroom desktop app. Today I want to explore the editing workflow to see how similar, yet different it is from Lightroom Classic. I’m also super excited to announce that the update to my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book is finally out! To celebrate I’ve got two copies of the book to give away, and all you need to do is leave a comment on this post...

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