Adobe has just revealed that Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) will be coming soon to Photoshop on the iPad. This is an exciting new addition for iPad users and will vastly improve on-the-go editing workflow for busy travelling photographers (ahem when we get busy travelling again!).
How to swiftly enhance sunset colors in Lightroom
There are many factors that create an impactful and pleasing to the eye image. To me, color is one of the key ingredients in creating a photograph. When we shoot in raw we have to “develop” the images ourselves, and that includes deciding on the colorwork. In fact, one of the reasons why I find photography so compelling is that it gives me room to develop an image and give it my personal interpretation.
Lightroom, Photoshop and many other editing programs come with many color enhancing tools. In this brief article, we will have a look at the color enhancing techniques I apply frequently and which can be carried out very swiftly in Lightroom. The HSL section in Lightroom may cause transition lines between colors (a.k.a. banding). This technique, however, won’t leave any harsh transition lines.
Canon cameras can’t tether with Lightroom with the latest macOS update
If you are a Canon camera and Mac computer user and rely on tethered shooting – don’t update to the latest version of macOS Catalina just yet. MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 doesn’t seem to support tethered shooting in Lightroom and other apps, and there’s currently no workaround.
What the heck that spray can in Lightroom does
Have you ever used that little spray can icon in Lightroom? Have you ever even noticed it? I know I haven’t, and it turns out to be quite a useful tool. In this video, Anthony Morganti shows you what the Painter tool does and how you can use it to speed up your Lightroom workflow.
Mac users, don’t upgrade to macOS Catalina if you’re using Photoshop or Lightroom
Earlier in the week, Apple released macOS Catalina. But if you’re using Photoshop or Lightroom CC on your Mac, you may want to put the upgrade on hold. Adobe users have reported numerous problems with Photoshop and Lightroom after upgrading the system. And Adobe itself has confirmed that these two programs still aren’t compatible with the latest macOS.
Here are free alternatives to all major Adobe CC programs
A few days ago, Adobe had another price increase for its Creative Cloud programs. Annoyed by this change, Twitter user Ghost Malone created an extensive list of alternatives, in case you don’t feel like paying more for major Adobe CC programs. They cover different areas, from image editing to building websites, and all of them are free.
Four reasons why Curves beats other tools in Photoshop
Some photographers are intimidated by the Curves tool at the beginning, but this is one of the essential and most versatile tools in photo editing. In this video, Denny of Denny’s Tips shows you four applications of Curves, and why it beats the other tools you can use for the same purpose.
This is the fastest way to focus stack your images in Photoshop
There are situations when the best method to get a perfectly sharp landscape image is to focus stack it. In this video tutorial, photographer Mark Denney will show you the fastest way to do it and end up with perfect results.
Adobe releases the last standalone version of Lightroom
Adobe announced it back in October, but now it’s official: they have just released the final standalone version of Lightroom, version 6.14. Adobe announces that the software will have no future updates and encourages the users to upgrade to Lightroom Classic or Lightroom CC.
Quick tip: How to make the tilt-shift effect in Lightroom
Do you like photos with tilt-shift effect? If you do, then you know there are plenty of ways to make them. You can either buy a tilt shift lens or make one on your own. And if you prefer doing it in post-processing, Photoshop and Lightroom will be your allies. This tutorial from Scott Kelby teaches you to fake tilt-shift effect in Lightroom in no time.
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