3 Ways To Make Creative Editing Easier in Lightroom Classic with Dustin Lucas Now that wedding season has finally started…
When it’s time to upload your images to your client proofing gallery, you want the effort to be minimal. Just as you imported your raw images into Lightroom, you now have to export the edited JPGs to get them online for your customers.
One of the biggest complaints I hear from photographers is how Lightroom Classic is slow when they edit tons of images. While there are many reasons why this happens, there is certainly some responsibility on the user.
Over the years, some of my favorite tricks in Lightroom Classic have saved me seconds per image, minutes per job and hours in a week. Saving time is vital for my workflow and sanity when I have dozens of jobs piling up.
As photographers, we are always searching for better color results from software. At the end of the day it doesn’t matter how beautiful your images look on the back of the camera, processing a RAW file to match can be daunting and almost make you want to shoot in JPG.
How can you make a better image if you don’t know what makes an image better? The very first sentence is important so here goes… If you want to start realizing your potential as a photographer, start recognizing the potential in your photographs. Your photos are MUCH better than you think.
Now that you have the editing power of Lightroom Classic, why not push to maximize your efficiency. Hopefully you learned a few tricks to make editing go faster.
With Adobe’s recent October 2020 release of Lightroom Classic v10 comes the replacement of Split Toning with a new Color Grading tool. This is the tool many of us have been waiting for in Lightroom, and now we no longer have to go into Photoshop to utilize it.
Whether you are an expert or fear all things tech, upgrading your computer’s operating system and applications is a must. Of course, many experts will advise against upgrading to the latest version as there are always bugs.
We often use black & white photography as a method for focusing on the emotion in an image. In fact, there are only two reasons that we will convert an image to black & white. Both have to do with eliminating distractions.