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Our Best Photo Editing Tutorial Videos of 2013

By Tanya Goodall Smith on December 25th 2013

LIGHTROOM VS PHOTOSHOP

Lightroom is a very powerful image editor but there are instances where we need to use Photoshop for its additional functionality. An excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workshop DVD Collection, these tips will increase the speed of your processing by 5 to 10 times. Amazing!

VINTAGE FILM FADE EFFECTS IN LIGHTROOM

Learn how to create a beautiful vintage filmic look for your photos using the Lightroom Presets System v5, which has everything you need to stylize and compliment the context of any image.

SINGLE-SHOT HDR PROCESSING / VIVID LANDSCAPE

Learn how to take a landscape photo and turn it into a Single-Shot HDR image. In just a few clicks you’ll be able to turn an ordinary landscape photo into an extraordinary vivid landscape image using the Lightroom Presets System v5.

BLACK AND WHITE VINTAGE FADE WITH HIGH CONTRAST

Learn to edit an image and stylize it with a Punchy Black and White Fade using the SLR Lounge Lightroom Presets System v5. In just a few clicks, you’ll be able to turn an ordinary photo to an extraordinary image.

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT RETOUCH IN LIGHTROOM

Learn to professionally retouch a portrait in Lightroom utilizing the brush presets from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Presets System v5. It’s so quick and easy to smooth out skin and enhance key details in Lightroom.

7 TIPS FOR AN EFFICIENT LIGHTROOM WORKFLOW

In this tutorial, learn our best tips to make your own Lightroom workflow as efficient as possible. When mastered, these tips are guaranteed to save you time in your workflow so you can spend more time doing things that matter, like taking more pictures! This tutorial is part of our SLR Lounge Lightroom Workshop DVD Collection, which is designed to give photographers a ground up foundation in the Lightroom catalog system, image management and organization, Lightroom customization and much more.

BLACK AND WHITE FILM FADE WITH ADVANCED BURNING

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to take an ordinary image and edit it to its extraordinary potential using the Lightroom Presets v5. We’ll transform a color image of a groom and his groomsmen walking through a parking garage into a great black and white, filmic, and cinematic look.

HOW TO EDIT A WEDDING RING SHOT

Learn how to edit the detail shots from weddings and events with a bright, colorful look using the Vivid presets from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Presets System v5.

GRUNGY HDR PORTRAIT

In this tutorial we’re using our HDR Grunge presets, which are great for street photography and stylistic journalism. This edit will add a lot of great contrast and details to photos, giving them a grungy and filmic look. From studio portraits to street photography, the Lightroom Presets System v5. have everything you need to get the look you want in just a few seconds and clicks.

Well, that wraps up the list of our best photo editing tutorials in 2013. What editing and retouching skills would you like to learn in the coming year? Let us know in the comments.

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Tanya Goodall Smith is the owner, brand strategist and commercial photographer at WorkStory Corporate Photography in Spokane, Washington. WorkStory creates visual communications that make your brand irresistible to your target market. Join the stock photo rebellion at workstoryphotography.com.

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  6. steve gobeil

    There are better photo editing programs than lightroom. I find the Topaz PS plug-ins to be some of the best tools that I have found,

    In all fairness I have never found Lightroom to be of any interest to me even tho I have used PS for at least the last 10 years.

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