How to Get a More Accurate-Looking Image On Social Media
Jul17

How to Get a More Accurate-Looking Image On Social Media

He makes a great case for why you might want to be edited on a different color background.

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Using the White Balance Eyedropper? Here’s How to See a Live Preview
Jul13

Using the White Balance Eyedropper? Here’s How to See a Live Preview

Here’s one from “The Vault” โ€” it a handy quick tip for beginner’s (but again, this one might have slipped past even a few more advanced users because it’s not really obvious), but it’s how to get a live preview of your white balance when using the White Balance eyedropper. Here’s how to get it: When you’re using the White Balance Selector tool (the eyedropper found in the top left corner...

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Customize Your Default Develop Settings
Jul11

Customize Your Default Develop Settings

Lightroom has a set of default processing settings that are applied to all raw photos after import. These default settings control everything applied to your raw photos from the moment the start. Did you know that you can customize those settings to start your raw photos down the processing pipeline using your ow preferred choices? Iโ€™m not talking about a preset selected on the Import screen, but rather the built-in default settings....

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One Click Chromatic Aberration Removal in Lightroom
Jul09

One Click Chromatic Aberration Removal in Lightroom

Hi, gang – if you see those nasty pink/purple or green lines around the edges of your image, especially visible sometimes after you apply some serious post-processing, you may be able to get rid of it with just one click (especially if it’s still in its RAW image state). Here’s how: Above: Here’s the original image, and if you look at the mountain in the top right you can see a bit of a glow (which we’ll...

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The Awesomeness of Lightroom’s Guided Upright Feature
Jul03

The Awesomeness of Lightroom’s Guided Upright Feature

This is one of my favorite’s from Benjamin Warde’s “Lightroom Coffee Break” series โ€” this is such an easy feature to use, but I think a lot of folks feel like it might be too complex. So easy โ€” you’re gonna love it (and the video is less than 60-seconds. Not much, but less). ๐Ÿ˜‰ Now that you know how easy Guided Upright is to use, I hope you’ll give it a try next time to run into an image that needs...

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A Better Way To Visualize Your Final Crop: Lights-Out Cropping
Jun05

A Better Way To Visualize Your Final Crop: Lights-Out Cropping

Ben Warde is back with a better way to crop (well, a better to way to view your image as your crop anyway). Great stuff!

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