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YouTube Roundup: What’s New at SLR Lounge?

By Hanssie on June 29th 2014

Screen Shot 2014-06-25 at 12.53.14 PMWe have been hard at work here at SLR Lounge in the last few months creating some very exciting things for our photography community. If you haven’t noticed, there is a  little Beta sign under our logo. We’ve added some exciting and fun new features, so take a second to check out what’s going on!

Click here for an overview or check out the video below for the video tour!

Welcome to The All New SLRLounge Interactive Community Beta

Post Production Pye has also been hard at work updating our Lightroom preset system and has put out a little teaser video on the very exciting direction we are going with the presets. We value your opinions and feedback, so please head over to this Facebook group  to join the discussion.

SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System Update Teaser

Lastly, our video team has been putting the final touches on our new Photography 101 DVD workshop which will be released very soon! Here is a teaser photo from Day 4 of shooting:

Day 4- Photography 101

Post production as follows, using the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System (of course):

IMPORT – 10b. Soft – Import + Profile (Reset)
EXPOSURE – +1.00
CONTRAST – 34. Contrast Fade – Light
SHADOWS BLACKS – 43. Darken – Light (+10, -20)

So, come join the fun! Sign up for your own SLR Lounge profile and start earning points, give us your opinions on the new presets over on the Facebook page and keep your eyes out for the new DVD workshop!

Happy Sunday!

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Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at Follow her on Instagram

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Tyler Friesen

    love most of the updates! I could lose the pop out previous post feature, but I love the changes!

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    • Hanssie

      Yeah. A few people have expressed their dislike for the pop out post feature. We shall discuss and see if that is a feature we will keep. Thanks for your feedback :)

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    • Greg Faulkner

      Yep I don’t like it either, it’s in the way

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  2. Dhawal Shah

    HI Folks…was about to buy the LR5 Workflow/Preset DVDs. Would previous owners get updated to the new system? Or would that need to be a new purchase?


    PS : I apologize if you’ve answered this question on ur FB group.

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  3. Michael Chapman

    You are succeeding in making learning fun and more exciting…great job…love the new “place!”

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  4. Michel Levesque

    The new preset system seems unbelievable really! Can’t wait to test it out. Since I dont have a Facebook account, I will post my comment on this preset here in this post, hoping it will be forwarded to Pye!

    I see that now only the Import section will reset everything. But when selecting anything from the Base tones or Stylized, there is no “simple” turning back.

    For instance, once you click on Contrast Boost, the according settings are updated, but you cannot undo that contrast boost, unless you CMD+Z at that moment with nothing else on top of the update history. But what if you do your Import, adjust your Tones, add Stylized, then you work other things like color curves, vignette, etc., then you just want to undo completely that addd Contrast boost? There seems to be no way to do that (like for the “reset curves”).

    Could you add/think of adding a “reset” for the Basic Tones and Styles so it is possible to flip back simply?

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  5. Ben Perrin

    Love the new web features so far. Can’t wait to see what you have planned for the future. It’s great to see some innovation happening!

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