Why Does Lightroom’s Basic Panel Look Different Sometimes?
May21

Why Does Lightroom’s Basic Panel Look Different Sometimes?

I recently got that question, and in particular, they asked why they sometimes see a Fill Light or Recovery slider (see below left highlighted in red —  the normal Basic panel is shown below right). What’s happened is they’ve opened a photo they edited years ago in Lightroom — before the enhancements that were added to Lightroom editing mathematics a number of versions ago. Back in ‘the old days” the Highlights...

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Using the New Profiles in the Latest Lightroom Update
May15

Using the New Profiles in the Latest Lightroom Update

Howdy, folks, and greetings from Salt Lake City (here for my Lightroom seminar today). Benjamin Warde has a great little video on how to use the new profile browser that was included in this most-recent Lightroom update. It’s less than 60-seconds, and I’ll bet you’ll still learn something you didn’t know: Thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Countdown: 16-day ’till the Photoshop World Conference in Orlando! While...

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Lightroom’s Auto Adjustments (it’s more than just the ‘Auto’ button)
May08

Lightroom’s Auto Adjustments (it’s more than just the ‘Auto’ button)

Longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde has a great little 60-second tip on the improved Auto tone button, but in his video, he shows a great tip that goes beyond that (definitely worth checking out). 🙂 See, told ya! (Thanks, Benjamin) Hope you all have a rockin’ Tuesday! Best,...

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An Important Little Tip About Lightroom’s New RAW Profiles
May07

An Important Little Tip About Lightroom’s New RAW Profiles

A big howdy from the great state of Connecticut – I’m up here in Hartford (home of one of the top-5 burger joints in the USA: Plan B Burger), and I’ve got a little tip today, but it’s an important little tip about the new RAW profiles recently added to Lightroom (across all the different editions of Lightroom, including Lightroom on mobile).  The new default RAW profile (the profile which interprets the RAW image from your...

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Four Sliders in Lightroom To Save Your Photo
May01

Four Sliders in Lightroom To Save Your Photo

Michelle and Josh step in for Ben with some super easy ways to make your image look awesome using just four simple (but powerful) sliders.

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At Last! Full Size Preset Previews Are Here! (Wild Cheers Ensue!)
Apr30

At Last! Full Size Preset Previews Are Here! (Wild Cheers Ensue!)

Greetings from Cincinnati (I’m up here for my Lightroom seminar today). Here’s a new feature that Adobe snuck into the recent Lightroom Classic 7.3 update — one we’ve been waiting for, for around 11 or so years — the ability to see a full-size preview of how a particular preset would look before we applied it. We’ve had a mini-preview available if you had the tiny Navigator panel open at the top of the left...

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