After you have download your images to your hard drive, organise and culled them it's time to import your photos into Lightroom. But what are the best Lightroom import settings to use? In this tutorial I will be explaining what the settings mean in the Lightroom import dialogue box. I will also be offering some recommendations along the way so you can start … [Read more...] about Lightroom Import Settings: Get a head start on your editing
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a complete photo editing software package. I've used it in my wedding & portrait photography business for a few years now. I don't think I could be as efficient with out in my photography workflow.
Here you will find articles on how I use software like Lightroom in my photography workflow.
Today we're going to look at the Lightroom export settings needed to make your photos look good on social media and when printing them at a photo lab. Social media has made it easy for us to share our photos and get seen by a lot more people than just our family and friends. I'm going to explain how we could use the export dialogue box and the print module to export your … [Read more...] about Lightroom Export Settings For Social Media & Printing Photos ( visual guide )
Adobe released a new version of Lightroom and it's confused and upset a lot of people. Lightroom CC has now been renamed to Lightroom Classic CC and the new version has become Lightroom CC, confusing right! The new Lightroom CC is definitely targeted towards a different market than Lightroom Classic CC. If you have been using Lightroom as part of Creative Cloud … [Read more...] about Lightroom CC vs Lightroom Classic CC: Which one is right for you?
Today’s question is from Adam asks: Question: Should i put my photos in one big catalog or is it best to have lots of smaller catalogs? Answer: We discuss the topics - What is the Lightroom Catalog?What can the Catalog do for us?Searching and filtering your photos using exif and metadataCollections, different wasys to use collections to organise our photos in … [Read more...] about Should I Use One Big Catalog or Many Smaller Catalogs In Lightroom?
You’re going to need these 13 tips to speed up your Lightroom workflow. Let’s be honest, Lightroom is fantastic when it’s humming along. Editing a full days wedding, in less time than it took to photograph is always my goal. But reality is, Lightroom can and will slow down over time. If you’re unlucky it will even happen during an editing session. These tips … [Read more...] about 13 Tips To Speed Up Your Lightroom Workflow
If you're new to Lightroom it can seem quite daunting at first. But once you know some of the Lightroom basics it is quite simple and a very well thought out piece of editing software. From the outside though, Lightroom can seem complex. The idea of having a catalogue, can be quite confusing especially if you come from a software package such as Adobe Elements, even … [Read more...] about Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom Basics In 3 Easy Steps
Are you utilising Lightroom's keyboard shortcuts when editing your photos in Adobe Lightroom? It’s ok if you’re not. I am going to show you the ones you need to know to speed up your editing. What Is A keyboard Shortcut? An example would be CTRL + / This shortcut will bring up the shortcut menu within the current module. So you can see in this case we saved time, … [Read more...] about 26 Lightroom keyboard shortcuts to speed up your editing