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How to synchronize folders in Lightroom Classic
Adobe focuses on performance with updates to Lightroom, Lightroom Classic
Using presets in Lightroom to speed up your workflow
Dust spot removal from many files at once in Lightroom Classic
The easiest way to add sun flare to photographs
Three reasons to add grain to your photos
Composition in photography can be learned
Hiding and showing Lightroom Classic panels
Should I have one or many Lightroom Classic catalogs?
The power of vignettes: Directing the light
The term “crushed blacks” has got people confused!

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The easiest way to add sun flare to photographs

I’m a Lightroom Classic user, and have been since Adobe first released Lightroom. But is Lightroom the best and easiest way to add sun flare to photographs? I have created my own Lightroom presets to make light leaks and flares.

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Three reasons to add grain to your photos

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible, which comes from fine grained films. Documentary photographers and journalists

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Composition in photography can be learned

Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: Composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped me learn the basics of composition, color, lines, shapes and

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Hiding and showing Lightroom Classic panels

A while back, one of my students asked “Where can I find the Keywording panel?” I answered, “It’s in the Library module’s right sidebar.” She replied, “No it’s not…” Sure enough, the Keywording panel had gone missing. What gives? Viewing

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The power of vignettes: Directing the light

A good composition is about directing the viewer through the image. One of the many ways that effective photographers do this is by directing the light. Vignettes are a powerful tool in doing this. And best of all, it’s easy

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Custom printing profiles in Lightroom Classic

Before you print your images, it’s important to calibrate your printer. This can be an in-depth process, but it ensures that your images will look the way you intended. In this chapter, instructor Kevin Ames walks you through how to

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Selective sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, you’ll end up with visible details, called artifacts, in places where there aren’t details, like

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sun flare

The easiest way to add sun flare to photographs

I’m a Lightroom Classic user, and have been since Adobe first released Lightroom. But is Lightroom the best and easiest way to add sun flare to photographs? I have created my own Lightroom presets to make light leaks and flares.

Read More
levi_sim-1-22

Three reasons to add grain to your photos

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible, which comes from fine grained films. Documentary photographers and journalists

Read More
ND Tree header

Composition in photography can be learned

Recently someone commented on one of my images: “I wish I had your eye for composition.” My reply: Composition can be learned. Art classes in high school and college helped me learn the basics of composition, color, lines, shapes and

Read More
hidereveallrpanels-005

Hiding and showing Lightroom Classic panels

A while back, one of my students asked “Where can I find the Keywording panel?” I answered, “It’s in the Library module’s right sidebar.” She replied, “No it’s not…” Sure enough, the Keywording panel had gone missing. What gives? Viewing

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7565_kenlee_eaglefield_201227_0008_2mf8iso320_fisheye_red-grille-separated-PHOTOFOCUS HEADER 2560X1440PX

The power of vignettes: Directing the light

A good composition is about directing the viewer through the image. One of the many ways that effective photographers do this is by directing the light. Vignettes are a powerful tool in doing this. And best of all, it’s easy

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009_49_05_07_CustomPrintProfileLightroom - vimeo

Custom printing profiles in Lightroom Classic

Before you print your images, it’s important to calibrate your printer. This can be an in-depth process, but it ensures that your images will look the way you intended. In this chapter, instructor Kevin Ames walks you through how to

Read More
Lightroom Sharpening Cover-1

Selective sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, you’ll end up with visible details, called artifacts, in places where there aren’t details, like

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How do I backup my Lightroom Classic edits?

When you make edits in Lightroom Classic, those changes are usually stored in your Lightroom catalog settings. That’s useful right? But not always. What happens if the catalog is lost or damaged? What about if you want to open a

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Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic

Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available for iBooks). Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes it’s for the screen (video projects and

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