Kick Butt Little Lightroom Tip For Brightening Skin
Sep06

Kick Butt Little Lightroom Tip For Brightening Skin

Happy Friday, everybody. Here’s a quick little tip that is really helpful if you want to brighten your subject’s skin — not just their face — all their skin, and without having to paint or mask. Works in LR Classic or LR Cloud version. Here’s how it works: There’s only one step: In the Develop module, scroll down to the HSR / Color panel; click on the Luminosity tab, and then drag the Red and Orange sliders...

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Five Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile Camera App
Aug21

Five Useful Things in the Cloud-based Lightroom Mobile Camera App

Hello from Photoshop World! I want to share some of my favorite things about the camera module within the Lightroom app for mobile (iOS and Android). When you sync your Lightroom Classic catalog with Lightroom for mobile all the photos you take in the mobile app are automatically uploaded to the cloud, and then eventually downloaded to the computer running Lightroom Classic. To me, this is an unbeatable combination just for that...

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August 2019 Lightroom Classic, Lightroom, and ACR Update
Aug13

August 2019 Lightroom Classic, Lightroom, and ACR Update

The August 2019 update for Lightroom Classic, Adobe Camera Raw, and the cloud-based Lightroom has been released. Check the Creative Cloud application manager or the app store on your device for the update. With this release, Adobe continues to include performance related improvements as well as new features, new camera and lens support, and bug fixes. Let’s dive into what we can find. GPU Accelerated Editing The most welcome feature...

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Lesser Known Things About Lightroom for Mobile
Jul31

Lesser Known Things About Lightroom for Mobile

I’m starting to see an increasing number of questions from people who are having trouble finding some of the features and functions inside of the Lightroom for mobile app, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of the most recent. Before and After For those of us coming from the Lightroom Classic world we are used to buttons and the experience of using a cursor that when hovered over said buttons will pop up a tooltip...

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How to Use Lightroom’s Color Mixer
Jul23

How to Use Lightroom’s Color Mixer

It’s named the Color Mixer in Lightroom CC (the Cloud version), and simply the Color Panel in Lightroom Classic, and the video above (from Adobe’s own Michelle Wei & Josh Haftel), shows how to adjust individual colors using the panel. NOTE: Their tutorial is using Lightroom CC (the cloud version), but the HSL / Color Panel works the same way in Lightroom Classic, but the interface looks slightly different (click...

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Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question
Jul17

Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question

First, I want to thank everyone that left a comment for a chance to win my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book last week. It really meant a lot to see so much interest in it. I used a random number generator to help me pick the winners, and I have sent an email to B. Glidden and T. Stein to let them know they were picked. Congrats! At many points throughout the book I refer the reader right back here to Lightroom Killer Tips to learn...

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