How to Change Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Mask Color
Jul16

How to Change Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Mask Color

Here’s how to change the mask color from Red to Green to White To Black.

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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” β€” 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? I’m not talking about a preset selected on the Import screen, but rather the built-in default settings....

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How to Have Your Lightroom Side Panels Auto-Hide To Give You More Viewing Space
Jul10

How to Have Your Lightroom Side Panels Auto-Hide To Give You More Viewing Space

You will either love this feature, or absolutely hate it, but either way, Benjamin Warde shows you how to use it in less than 60-seconds so you won’t have a lot invested if you decide it’s not for you. Thanks, Benjamin (and don’t hate me because I hate the Auto-hide feature). πŸ˜‚ Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for Rob’s column. πŸ™‚ Have a great one!...

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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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How to Open RAW Files From Your New Camera in an Older Version of Lightroom
Jul06

How to Open RAW Files From Your New Camera in an Older Version of Lightroom

I got this question a few weeks ago, and I thought I’d cover it here today. I have been using LR4 for many years I like it because I’m used to it. I shoot with Canon 5D3 and have purchased a backup body [a Canon] 7D2 but come to find out LR4 can’t open the files. What are my options? You have at least two options: (1) Upgrade to Lightroom Classic (which is my suggested option). Lightroom 4 came out in 2012 β€” I think...

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