Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available
Apr04

Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available

Issue 49 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne Pro members on the KelbyOne site and on the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, learn the perfect formula for capturing the types of street photographs that you envision, plus using Enhanced Details to improve images captured on older DSLRs, creating dramatic black-and-white images, a simple Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC for mobile workflow, and so...

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Controlling Keywords
Apr03

Controlling Keywords

I don’t often get questions about how to apply keywords to photos, but I do hear from people who are struggling to regain a bit of order over an unruly keyword list. Unfortunately, there is no magic wand to wave and automatically fix a disorganized keyword list, you’ll need to roll up your sleeves, put the kettle on, and just get down to business. Keywording is a manual process, and you need to be prepared to do the heavy lifting....

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How To Change Your Camera’s Settings Directly From Lightroom’s Tether Bar
Apr01

How To Change Your Camera’s Settings Directly From Lightroom’s Tether Bar

Buried in all the big news about Lightroom Classic’s much faster and more stable tethering is a feature that people have been asking for since the beginning, and that is — the ability to change the camera’s settings right from the floating tethering bar (also known as the “Tethering HUD”). To change the settings, and click and hold directly on the current camera settings shown in the display, and a pop-up menu...

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A nice peek at Julieanne’s Lightroom Classic Sorting Workflow
Mar29

A nice peek at Julieanne’s Lightroom Classic Sorting Workflow

Nice post from Adobe’s Lightroom and Photoshop Evangelist Julieanne Kost over on her Adobe Blog. It’s called “Assigning Flags, Star Ratings, and Color Labels in Lightroom Classic” but what I like in particular is that she quickly shares her own sorting workflow in the process. Here’s the link if you’ve got a sec (you’ll dig it, and it’s short and sweet). Have a great weekend everybody,...

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How to Recover Shadows and Highlights Like a Pro—A Guide to Maximizing Details for Any Photograph Using Aurora HDR
Mar28

How to Recover Shadows and Highlights Like a Pro—A Guide to Maximizing Details for Any Photograph Using Aurora HDR

We’ve all faced the same problem: photographs that lack contrast; images where the shadows and highlights look flat and the details are muddy. While the problem is common, the solutions are many. In this article, I want to show you several easy fixes (using built-in tools) — including some uncommon ones — that you should explore.

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When Photos Go Missing
Mar27

When Photos Go Missing

An often overlooked aspect of the import process into Lightroom Classic is that the exact location of where to find those photos on your system is written into the catalog file at that time. The path to that location is stored inside the catalog along with all the metadata embedded in each imported photo, and that is what Lightroom uses to find the source photos as you do your work. As long as you use Lightroom to do all file...

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