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

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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...

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

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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.


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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...


Split Toning | The ‘Secret’ In The Recipes For Many Adored Images, & Totally Undervalued

The Split Toning Panel must be one of the most neglected in Lightroom, yet it's something many pros swear by, and can...


When and How to Rename Your Files in Lightroom

It's makes total sense to think that the best time to rename your final images is upon export, but let me show you why...

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