More Tips for Managing Profiles
Sep11

More Tips for Managing Profiles

Last week we looked at some ways to help us manage existing profiles in the Profile browser. We also learned that changes we make to profiles in Lightroom Classic are also reflected in the Camera Raw plug-in (and vice versa). Let’s look at some other useful things to know. Importing New Profiles From the moment these new profiles we announced by Adobe there were third-party vendors selling or giving away additional profiles we...

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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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Tips For Managing Profiles
Sep04

Tips For Managing Profiles

Awhile back, Adobe revamped the entire functionality behind applying camera profiles to our photos in Lightroom Classic, Camera Raw, and the cloud-based Lightroom. They really took it up a few notches by giving us the ability to create custom profiles as well as install profiles from third-party suppliers. If you’re like me, you’ve probably explored the pre-installed ones, downloaded and installed a bunch, and possibly...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections in Lightroom Classic Instead of Folders.
Aug19

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections in Lightroom Classic Instead of Folders.

You know I’m a big fan of collections, and my entire workflow is built around collections, and it’s where Adobe is moving with Lightroom, but if you want to know more about why you should consider the many benefits of a Collection-based workflow, check out this video from Terry White on “7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections in Lightroom Classic Instead of Folders.” Thanks, Terry — that was awesome! 🙂...

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Speeding Up A Slow Lightroom, Our Detective Work Continues…
Aug16

Speeding Up A Slow Lightroom, Our Detective Work Continues…

So I heard from my buddy whom I wrote about last week who was struggling with his Lightroom speed (it’s was slow as molasses), and he has tracked down the main culprit (it’s was not Col. Mustard in the Library with a Candlestick, as previously surmised). So…what was it? It was the Preset Preview feature (which is a relatively new feature that gives you an on-screen preview of any Develop Module preset you roll your mouse...

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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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