Understanding the History and Snapshots panels: Part 1
Jan03

Understanding the History and Snapshots panels: Part 1

One of Lightroom’s greatest strengths is the fact that it stores all the work you do in its catalog file and never changes the pixel data in the source photos. Having all of that data on hand gives you a tremendous amount of freedom and flexibility in your post-production workflow. The most obvious benefit is that you can always return to the un-processed state of your photo at any time, which gives you the freedom to explore and...

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Four Ways to Copy Lightroom’s Develop Settings From One Photo to Another
Dec19

Four Ways to Copy Lightroom’s Develop Settings From One Photo to Another

I’m always impressed at how much Benjamin is able to pack into a 60-second (or less) video, and this one is a perfect example – four ways to copy Develop Settings from One Photo to Another. See what I mean? Thanks, Benjamin. Happy Holidays, everybody! 🙂 Best, -Scott P.S. Don’t forget to catch “The Grid” tomorrow at 4pm – Kalebra is my guest, and we’re doing an open Q&A, so bring your...

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Lightroom “Double Spotlight” Trick
Dec08

Lightroom “Double Spotlight” Trick

How to use the Radial Filter to not only add a spotlight effect, but the real trick is being able to add a 2nd spotlight, without removing the effect of the first one.

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Process Version 4 Heads Up
Nov22

Process Version 4 Heads Up

Along with the name change to Lightroom Classic, we also got a new default Process Version (I addressed the new Process Version names previously), Process Version 4. The new Process Version (PV) is what enables the new Range Mask feature in the local adjustment tools, as well as improvement to the Auto Mask function. For the most part, your experience with the new PV should be pretty seamless, as all new photos will default to PV 4,...

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Sharpening with the View Mask Feature
Nov21

Sharpening with the View Mask Feature

It’s Tuesday, and Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde has a 60-second (or less) video – this one’s on Sharpening with the View Mask feature (it’s way more helpful than it sounds). See, that’s pretty helpful now, right? Thanks, Benjamin. 🙂 Hope you all have a rockin’ Tuesday! -Scott P.S. We’re about to unleash our Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals – it’s our lowest prices of the year on...

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Two Great Things About Stitching Panoramas in Lightroom
Oct24

Two Great Things About Stitching Panoramas in Lightroom

If you haven’t seen boundary warp, it’s like a Photoshop miracle inside of Lightroom 🙂

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