If you’re new to Lightroom, you may feel like you don’t know where to begin. It would be useful to have someone guide you through it, right? Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street have a fantastic video for you to get you started in using Lightroom. In less than 30 minutes, they will guide you through the program and help you learn everything you need to know to start editing your photos as soon as today.
If you’re new to Lightroom, you ought to know that there are plenty of features and tricks that will make your editing easier and speed up your workflow immensely. In this fun video, Ed Gregory of Photos In Color has compiled ten of his favorite features that do just that. They improve your editing and make you faster and more efficient in Lightroom.
Dodging is a good way to draw attention to the subject in your image. However, it comes with certain drawbacks, and sometimes alternative methods are a better solution. In this video, Jonathan Lee Martin gives you five alternatives to dodging that will make your subject pop without harming your image.
Even if you know how to use Lightroom, your workflow may still be a bit chaotic (I know mine is). If you work with a lot of photos at once, Tyler Stalman guides you through his rating system that will help you become faster, better organized and more consistent in culling and editing your images.
Lightroom is filled with little “tricks” that can help you speed up your workflow and make the editing process more efficient and accurate. If you use Lightroom to edit your photos, then you probably already know what it’s capable of. But photographer Chris Eyre-Walker shares some of the lesser-known features you might not have heard of, and they can be extremely useful for all the Lightroom users out there.
A few weeks ago, photographer Colin Smith showed us some useful Photoshop tricks hiding right before our eyes. Now he presents us with seven tricks that will make the workflow faster and more efficient when editing in Lightroom. These features are also practically hiding before our eyes, and they will make you think “how come I didn’t know about this before?”
Just like Photoshop, Lightroom also has plenty of shortcuts that can be super-useful, speed up your editing process and make it easier. Photographer Toma Bonciu shares seven of these shortcuts and tips, and I’m sure you’ll embrace them instantly. If you’re a newbie, you’ll definitely find this handy. And if you’ve been using Lightroom for a while – well, you may still find something to surprise you (I know I did).
No matter how hard you try, your sensor will eventually get a few specks of dust. Now, you have two options: clean the sensor, or clean the photos by removing the dust spots in post-processing. If you prefer the second method, this short video by Benjamin Warde will show you how to make sure you haven’t missed a single part of the photo.
Do you have your favorite settings you like to use on most of the photos? It would be convenient to have them as a default setting, and in Lightroom it’s possible with quite simple commands. In this short video, you will learn how to create custom default settings in Lightroom. It’s easy as 1-2-3!