Tag: Lightroom

10 Lightroom Classic and Lightroom Tips

This year is quickly coming to a close and I wanted to leave a series of my favorite tips for Lightroom Classic and Lightroom to help you end on a good note or start next year off on the right foot. Heck, why not both! Please feel free to share any tips of your own …

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It’s Time to Update (or Create) Your Lightroom Classic 2021 Copyright Preset

For those of you who prefer written instructions rather than watching a video, here’s an article from a few years ago explaining how to create and apply a copyright metadata preset. Exporting Copyright and Contact Information: If you want your copyright and contact information to tag along with your photos when you export copies, then …

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Lightroom 6 People View Crashing: The End of The Road Draws Nearer?

Lightroom 6 perpetual-license users are now reporting that upon entering People view to work on face-tagging, that Lightroom 6 immediately crashes. Users have found that if they set their computer system date back, to December 1, for example, that it doesn’t crash and they can continue to face-tag. This suggests that the issue may be …

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Top 15 Beach Photo Ideas & Tips for Better Beach Photography

(Image edited with presets from Salted Evolution Lightroom Preset Collection) Discover the endless possibilities for stunning beach photography!  From the vibrant summer season to the serene off-season, the beach provides a captivating backdrop for capturing unforgettable moments. In this article, we’ve curated the Top 15 Beach Photo Ideas to ignite your creativity.  Whether you’re a seasoned …

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Aperture, Depth of Field & Shutter Speed (4 Days to Sharper Photos)

Aperture, Depth of Field & Shutter Speed Day 2 of “4 Days to Sharper Photos” After reading the previous post in this series, hopefully you have spent some time learning a little more about your camera and how it focuses.  And hopefully you’ve realized that manual focus is NOT the key to sharper photos.   …

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What’s New in Lightroom Classic 9.3 – June 2020 – Local Hue and More

In the last major update to Lightroom Classic, the method for setting new Develop default settings for images was changed – it’s now specified in Preferences, and defaults can be defined by presets. In this Lightroom Classic 9.3 update, the following has been added or changed: There is a new set of Defaults presets in …

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How to replace the words “Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic” with your own logo (or text)

Here’s a quick way to replace the default text that appears up in the top left corner of your Lightroom Classic window with either your own custom text, or even your logo. Above: Here’s the default text. Above: Here’s changing it to your own custom text. That’s the fonts Lato Bold and Lato Light. Above: …

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Help Raise Money for COVID-19 Response/Relief and Learn Lightroom Hidden Gems!

Did you miss my April 18 “Lightroom Classic and Lightroom 6 Hidden Gems” webinar? If so, you’ll want to download the recording and watch it!  In this 75-minute video I share  little tips and bigger features that Lightroom users are often not aware of and that can speed up your workflow and empower you to …

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How to Use Lightroom’s New Texture Slider

How to Use Lightroom’s New Texture Slider Lightroom is constantly upgrading and adding new features to help photographers edit quickly with beautiful results.  The brand new Texture Slider is the first slider that Lightroom has added since the Dehaze tool and is a fantastic addition! The Texture slider was created to help smooth or enhance texture …

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Merging Two Drives Into One

… And keeping Lightroom Classic from freaking out. That was just too long for a title, but that’s what I set out to do. I’ve had the bulk of my photo library stored on two external drives (each 2TB capacity), and one of them started making that weird sound of doom that you never want …

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Your Photography Business & the Health Pandemic (How to Keep it Alive)

How to Maintain Your Photography Business During Difficult Times With all the health scares around us, businesses everywhere are hurting and Photography is no exception. In the midst of this madness, I have been thinking of different ways to keep my photography business alive and well.  Of course, I am taking a hard hit, just like everyone …

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