Whether you are just starting out or have been in business for years, you’ve likely come across Adobe Lightroom Classic. Learning this tool can be daunting at first—and with all the tutorials and courses you can buy, it seems hopeless to start. Having used this program for almost a decade, I am still learning and making my own workflows better.
3 Ways To Make Creative Editing Easier in Lightroom Classic with Dustin Lucas Now that wedding season has finally started…
It’s busy season for most of us and what better time for Adobe to drop a new version of Lightroom Classic, right? Not only that, but Apple released Mac OS Monterey and silicon chips for creatives.
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.
In a digital world, it’s easy to forget about shooting for black & white images since we can easily convert later.
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.
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.
If you aren’t already feeling the heat of wedding season, it’s time to wake up and get ready! Before you know it, you’ll be up all night editing in October, wondering why all the issues you had last year are now hitting you in the face. There’s no better time than now to revitalize your workflow and prepare for the worst, because it’s coming.
When winter hits, being a photographer can bring a lot of challenges. Not just the obvious cold weather and clients who want to spend as little time outside as possible, but everything is dead except the pine trees. Especially in the Midwest where beautiful mountainous backdrops are rare. Not to worry. Sometimes we have to get creative when ideal lighting doesn’t show up—not only with our photography, but our editing too. In this article, I show you how to edit color for the season.
As a photographer with a workflow built around Adobe Lightroom, the major changes released back in October 2017 got my head spinning. This industry is full of surprises, and we have to move forward instead of staying stagnant. Do these changes affect my efficiency, and am I paying more for a product I have to have? Before we jump to conclusions about Adobe taking us down a rabbit hole of lackluster enhancements, let’s talk shop. What the hell is going to happen to desktop-oriented Lightroom as we know it today?