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How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

Transform your imagery with a clear understanding of dodging and burning.


Lightroom Color Adjustment for Environmental Portraits

Find out how a tint shift can dramatically alter your environmental portraits.


Fixing Harsh Lighting in Lightroom Where Light Modifiers Aren’t An Option

We are breaking down how to post-produce images taken in harsh lighting conditions to balance out the overall tone of...


How to Balance Mixed Light | Advanced Lightroom Processing

Balancing mixed lighting is tested by your understanding of color temperature and light balance. There are two ways to...


Three Ways To Skin A Lightroom Catalog

Increase your efficiency in Lightroom simply by understanding the various shortcuts and Hot Keys that help carry out...


5 Ways Your Lightroom Editing Is Ruining Your Images

Lightroom is a fantastic program for editing your photos. However, it is so easy to ruin your images through...


Lightroom VS Photoshop For Removing Blemishes

Which is better for removing blemishes? Lightroom or Photoshop? Both have their merits, but which should you use and,...


3 Important Ways To Edit Color In Lightroom

This article will cover three methods to adjust and sometimes completely alter the existing colors in your photos.


Quick Tip: Setting Up Export Presets in Lightroom

When exporting your images out of Lightroom, are you constantly inputting the same settings time and time again? Here's...

Ilford HP5 Lifted Matte-preset

Easy Edit: How to Create a Black & White Film Look in Lightroom in 2 Clicks or Less

Blown out skies got you down? Try editing your images with a grainy black and white film look. Here's how I edited these...


Lightroom’s Dark Knight | The Transformative Alt/Opt Key [Part 2]

If the functionality of this key were to be removed, many including myself, would write hate mail to Adobe and delete...


Shadows vs. Blacks | What’s The Difference & When To Use Which?

Two alike, or too alike? Neither really. Here is what to make of the black and shadows sliders.


Lightroom’s Dark Knight |The Alt/Opt Key Transforms Lightroom In Ways You Likely Don’t Know [Part 1]

If the functionality of this key were to be removed, many including myself, would write hate mail to Adobe and remove...


Highlights vs. Whites | What’s The Difference & When To Use Which?

Two sliders on the basic panel and they seem so similar, but they are in fact different, and most seem not to know how,...


Easy Edit: How to Create a Filmic Matte Photo Using Lightroom in Just Two Clicks

The SLR Lounge Presets save you a TON of time. Here are just one example of a two-click edit I whipped up from a recent...

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The Prize

256GB Customized SSD Card

The Challenge

The weather is warm, the sun is plentiful and we want to see your best Golden Hour portrait. The winner will be selected from the top 20 vote-getting entries by SLR Lounge Editors and will receive a 256GB Customized SSD from Photo Flash Drive. This fast and portable SSD drive retails for $249 and will be laser engraved with the winner’s  logo, name and design. Limit one (1) entry per person in the US or Canada.