Category: Tutorials

Adobe Lightroom 3 Beta 2: Watermarking 5

Adobe Lightroom 3 Beta 2: Watermarking

One of the biggest disappointments in the Lightroom feature set to date has been the very poor watermarking feature. While Beta 1 included a few more things, it was still no replacement for LR2/Mogrify...

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Import Workflow 4

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Import Workflow

Mileta Nikoletic (@Mileta on twitter) from Stockholm wrote in to ask how I optimize my import process when using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Basically I do a pretty simple import process using a preset I created to apply the Camera Standard Camera Calibration setting to all images. This gives me a good starting point for working with my images. In this video I show how to create the Camera Standard preset and then apply it to images during import.

Complete Guide to Adobe Lightroom Shortcut Keys 7

Complete Guide to Adobe Lightroom Shortcut Keys

Even though all of the shortcut keys are available via the help system, its still a bit hard to really find all of them, what if you could have one PDF document that had them all listed and organized? Well, your wishes have been granted!

List of Free Adobe Lightroom Presets 5

List of Free Adobe Lightroom Presets

We get asked all the time for more and more Lightroom presets and were do find good free ones. I have been working on this list for a while now and will do my best to keep it updated. If you have suggestions for us to add to the list, please leave a comment. I have tried to only list sites that have more than just a couple of presets but if you know of some really good ones, be sure and let me know.

Lightroom 2.2 Camera Profiles 1

Lightroom 2.2 Camera Profiles

With the release of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2, camera profiles are now built in by default. What are camera profiles? Well, let’s look start at the beginning and explain what happens to your images within Lightroom so we have a basis of reference when we get back to figuring out how to use these profiles.

Advanced Watermarking with Lightroom 30

Advanced Watermarking with Lightroom

Let’s face it, Adobe seriously dropped the ball on watermarking within Lightroom. Many of us got hints about potential new watermarking features for Lightroom 2.0 but were disappointed when there was nothing added. For many of us, Lightroom is the tool that we use for 90%+ of our workflow including prepping images for use on the web so the last thing we want to do is run some action in Photoshop or have to run an additional application to apply watermarks which reduces the image quality because the jpeg image has to be saved a second time.

Pixel Bender Demo 0

Pixel Bender Demo

In this video Kerry shows you a demo of the new Pixel Bender Gallery plugin. This is used to add special Pixel Bender effects to your images from Adobe Photoshop CS4. You will need to download the Pixel Bender plugin and any filters you want to add.

Cloning and Stamping tool Live Preview with Photoshop CS4 0

Cloning and Stamping tool Live Preview with Photoshop CS4

Another new feature in Photoshop CS4 is the Live Preview when using the Cloning and Stamping tool. What this does for you is show you exactly what the effect of the tool is going to be while you are using it. Where you will probably find this to be the most useful is lining things up with the clone tool or making sure color tones and brightness levels match well.

Photoshop CS4 – Where did the features go? 1

Photoshop CS4 – Where did the features go?

If you have been playing around with Photoshop CS4 you may have noticed that a few features such as Extract and Web Gallery aren’t where they used to be. So where did they go? Photoshop CS4 has replaced some features and moved others to the Bridge Output module.

Fluid Zoom and View Rotation in Photoshop CS4 3

Fluid Zoom and View Rotation in Photoshop CS4

Today we are going to take a look at a new feature in Photoshop CS4, the Fluid Zoom and View Rotation tools. The Fluid Zoom allows for smooth zooming in and out of an image with much finer control than every before. The View Rotation tool allows you to rotate the view of the image around to make working on an image easier.

Lightroom Web Gallery Module 0

Lightroom Web Gallery Module

Have you been wondering how to export your images from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom? In this tutorial we go through the Web module and look at several different types of web galleries that can be created. You will see how to create a basic HTML or Flash gallery as well as exporting an Airtight Simpleviewer, AutoViewer, or Postcard Viewer slideshow.

Post Production White Balance with Adobe Lightroom 6

Post Production White Balance with Adobe Lightroom

In this video tutorial we take a look at doing white balance correction during post production with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. This lesson applies to both Lightroom 1.x and Lightroom 2.0 Public Beta.