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ColorChecker: How to Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness …

Lightroom Workflow: Data Setup & Import Essentials

In this series of tutorials I guide you through how to create a rock-solid workflow for working with your pictures in Adobe Lightroom. This series …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Mastering Keywords in Lightroom: Part 1

Keywording is one of those tasks that many photographers dread, put off, forget about, and then at some point in the future wish they had done more …

Understand Smart Previews in Lightroom

Adobe made a huge change when Lightroom 5 launched with Smart Previews. Smart Previews are a feature that I’ve been using since I installed Lightroom …

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

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Create Customized File Name Templates in Lightroom

There are a few places where you can batch rename photos in Lightroom. The most common is during the import process via the File Renaming panel of …

How to Use the Filter in Lightroom’s Library Module

Once you enable the filter in Lightroom’s library module, you are able to search your images in three ways – text, attributes and metadata. To …

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Customizing the Default Settings in Lighroom’s Develop Module

When using the Post-Crop Vignette panel in the Develop Module in Lightroom, if you prefer Color Priority or Paint Overlay (instead of Highlight …

How to Do High Quality Portrait Retouching With Lightroom

I can appreciate most any genre and type of photography. However, it’s photos of people, either in masses or singularly, that really piques my …

Basic Portrait Processing in Lightroom

Over the past few years I have learned a great deal about doing portraits, especially of young kids. I think it’s because I get so much enjoyment out …

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3 Reasons to Add Grain in Lightroom

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers …

10 best iPhone camera and photo editing apps

The latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have the best cameras yet from Apple. Despite going with an 8MP sensor for three years now, the Cupertino …

Lightroom Tips to Improve Your Black & White Photos

Andrew S. Gibson’s stunning black & white portraits manage to capture attention and impress at first sight. In the video tutorial below, he explains …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

How to Easily Manage HDR Files in Lightroom CC

If you are a Lightroom user, you probably are aware that Lightroom has recently been updated (Lightroom CC/Lightroom 6). One of the standout features …

Lightroom CC Gem: You Can Now ‘Add to Collection’ When Importing Photos

Adobe Lightroom CC/6 has been a hot topic in the photo community ever since it was announced a week ago. Although most discussions have focused on …

Adobe Publishes 60 Videos To Learn Lightroom CC & Lightroom 6

Unless you’ve been taking a sabbatical from the internet and the news, you’re aware that Lightroom CC / 6 and a new Camera Raw has dropped to much …

lightroom Tutorials by Envato Tuts+

Learn the magic combination of sliders and settings in Adobe Lightroom to take your images back in time.<p>Learn hue, saturation and luminance controls …

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Canon goes super wide with two new lenses

Canon has introduced two new lenses into its range, two super wide angle lenses join the EF line-up, with one - a 16-35mm, designed for full-frame …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

How Lightroom’s Catalogs Will Make Your Photography Collection More Organized

Adobe’s Lightroom is perhaps the most powerful image management tool on the market. Much of that power lies in the way it arranges images in a easy …

The Lightroom Cure: An Easy 7-Step Program for Recovering Maximum Quality in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Are you one of the many photographers who prefer spending more time behind the camera than behind the computer? If so, this Lightroom tutorial is for …

Use This Lightroom ‘Secret Slider’ Trick for Extreme Shadow Recovery

Retoucher Matt Kloskowski offers this quick and easy Lightroom tip for your mental library: if you ever find yourself with a drastically underexposed …

5 Lightroom mistakes to avoid

If you are new to working in Lightroom your first few weeks will be a steep learning curve. Here are my top 5 mistakes to be aware of and avoid when …

How to Organize Your Photos with Lightroom So You Can Always Find Them Quickly

The introduction of Lightroom and Apple’s rival Aperture, heralded a new era in digital asset management for photographers. Initially aimed and …

How to Organize Photos in Adobe Lightroom

This article is for new Adobe Lightroom users as well as those who already have photographs stored on their computer and are looking for a better …

Black-And-White Magic - Digital Photo Magazine

I usually give how-to advice in this column, and I’ll do that here. Before we begin talking about the "how" of black-and-white, let’s talk about the …

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