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Convert Raw Files to DNG Using Lightroom and Adobe DNG Converter

Introduction This article will describe three methods to convert your Raw files to DNG files. The first two methods will make use of Adobe Lightroom and the final method will use the free Adobe Digital Negative Converter. The Adobe DNG Converter is useful if you do not own Lightroom or you have a new camera [...]

Copy Develop Settings From One Photo To Another in Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom gives you the ability to copy develop settings that you have made on one photo and apply them instantly to one or more other photographs. This is not only a massive time saver but it also ensures consistency across a collection of similar photographs. For example, let's say that you have a series of photographs [...]

Culling in Lightroom – A Quick Tip to Speed Up Culling

Here is a quick tip to help you speed up your culling in Lightroom. First, let me explain what the term culling in Lightroom means. What is Culling in Lightroom? You know the scenario - you come back from an event, wedding or a two week holiday and you have hundreds or thousands of images [...]

Editing in Lightroom – A Walkthrough With an Image From Vagli Sotto in Tuscany

This is a walkthrough of how I took this image and its final editing in Lightroom. This image was taken during one of my many trips to Tuscany. It was shot late in the afternoon during the month of June. This is another example of why I always maintain that you can indeed take photographs [...]

The Difference Between Flow and Density in Lightroom

A lot of Lightroom users will be accustomed to using the Brush tool to make local adjustments but many don’t understand the difference between Flow and Density. So my goal of this article is to clarify the difference between the Flow and Density sliders found in the Adjustment Brush tool. To help with understanding, let [...]

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Black and White Photography – Shoot in Camera or Convert in Post?

I would say every single digital camera is capable of black and white photography in camera. Well, maybe with one exception. The question I get asked a lot regarding black and white photography is, should I shoot in black and white in the camera or should I shoot in colour and convert to black and [...]

Apply Develop Settings to Photos When Importing into Lightroom

This is a simple trick to save you a lot of time when importing photos into Lightroom. This technique will show you how to apply develop settings to photos as you import them into Lightroom. Firstly, let me explain what the terminology here means. What Are Develop Settings in Lightroom? Develop settings in Lightroom [...]

Adobe Voice Controlled Photo Editing

Adobe has announced that they are working on a project to bring voice controlled photo editing to the iPad and other compatible mobile devices. Adobe has released a video which demonstrates the concept. The video shows the user making a basic crop, flipping the image before sharing it to Facebook. Adobe is referring to the project as Adobe [...]

Lightroom Previews – How to Build the Right Size of Previews

Lightroom previews will be made automatically by Lightroom as it imports photographs. Lightroom uses these previews to display the thumbnails in the grid view inside the Library Module as well as the larger previews in the Loupe view, Develop, Slideshow, Print, and Web modules. You have the choice of 4 sizes of Lightroom previews that can be [...]

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