Another Awesome Lightroom Shortcut (this one, from one of our readers)
Jul26

Another Awesome Lightroom Shortcut (this one, from one of our readers)

I straight up didn’t know this one. Even if I did know it at one point, I sure didn’t recall it, and it’s awesome, and I did a video about it, with credit to CallMeBob — who knows a ton about Lightroom and often shares with us here on the blog, so thank you again “Bob” (or Lyle, or ya know, whomever). 😉 Bob for the win! (thanks, CallMeBob) Tons of news over on my daily blog today Lots of stuff to share...

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Seven Little-Known Lightroom Keyboard Shorts
Jul22

Seven Little-Known Lightroom Keyboard Shorts

1. If you don’t like the results you’re getting from using the Spot Removal tool Here’s the original sample area. Here’s where you asked Lightroom to automatically choose a different sample area. If you’re getting a result you don’t like, press the ” / ” key on your keyboard and it will try again, using a different sample area so you’ll get different (hopefully better) results. 2....

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10 Shortcuts Every Lightroom Classic User Should Know
May24

10 Shortcuts Every Lightroom Classic User Should Know

Here ya go! To change the brush size of Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush; the Left Bracket key on your keyboard makes the brush size smaller; the right bracket makes it largerTo reset any slider to its default setting, double-click on the slider’s nub or its name. To make your thumbnails in the Library Module larger, press +. To make them smaller press –. To reset all your Adjustment Brush sliders back to zero, all at once,...

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Lightroom Classic: How To Cut The On-Screen Clutter
Apr29

Lightroom Classic: How To Cut The On-Screen Clutter

After Friday’s tutorial for more advanced users, I thought today I’d share one for some newer users, and it how to unclutter your screen by strategically hiding the four panels that eat up screen space and make your editing experience look more complicated than it needs to be. To open or close any panel, you can click the little triangle icon on the edge of the panel, but since you’ll be opening/closing these a lot...

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Lightroom Gradient Tool Tip
Dec18

Lightroom Gradient Tool Tip

This is like NBC’s old slogan; if you haven’t watched it yet, it’s new to you. This one will put a smile on your face either way. 🙂

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Seven More Of My Favorite Lightroom Classic Shortcuts
Nov16

Seven More Of My Favorite Lightroom Classic Shortcuts

Let’s kick off this “almost holiday weekend” by learning some really helpful keyboard shortcuts for Lightroom Classic. Here we go: (1) To open all the panels in the left or right side panels, hold the Command-key (PC: Ctrl-key) and click on any panel. To close ‘em all back up, use the same shortcut. (2) To have Lightroom show you exactly where your currently open image is found on your computer, press Command-R (PC:...

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