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Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2023  |  0 comments

Earlier this week we posted a tutorial explaining how to accelerate the editing process in Lightroom by creating custom Presets that you can use over and over again for different types of images. Today we're taking things further with an unfamiliar method that one pro says will "instantly improve your workflow."

Ron Leach  |  Dec 19, 2023  |  0 comments

It's time to ignore the harsh weather, grab your warmest jacket and winter boots, and head out for a day of photographing the beautiful snowy landscape. Then return home, pull your images up on the computer, and make use of today's Photoshop tutorial to accurately convey the splendor of the winter wonderland.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 19, 2023  |  0 comments

The first thing that often comes to mind when using Selections during the editing process is removing, and then replacing, a background. It's true that Photoshop's powerful Section tools work great for this purpose, but there's a lot more they can do as you'll see in the tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 18, 2023  |  1 comments

If you’re the type of photographer who like saving a few bucks here and there, you'll love the premise of today's Lightroom tutorial: "Do NOT buy presets. Make your own, it's simple to do." And believe it or not, even inexperienced users can quickly get the job done by following the straightforward advice.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 16, 2023  |  0 comments

Every great photo needs a compelling subject to capture the viewer's attention but achieving this goal this be quite challenging when shooting on flat or gloomy days when everything in a scene seems to blend together.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 15, 2023  |  0 comments

Posting holiday snaps to your social media page is quick and easy—but it can be hard to control who can view your personal pics. You want to show your family members a great shot of you frolicking in Fiji on December 25, but do you really want to tell the entire world that your home back in Kansas is unoccupied until after New Year's Day? Create a virtual picture-sharing family room online, a secure place viewable only by those to whom you give permission, with Zonerama, a free and easy-to-use platform provided by a folks at Zoner, makers of Zoner Photo Studio X.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Most photographers prefer to process their images on the computer for a variety of reasons. But every so often, especially when on the road, it's really convenient to get the job done on your phone or a tablet. And Adobe's Lightroom Mobile is one of the best apps for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2023  |  0 comments

If you've been following our image-processing tutorials you likely understand that this task often comprises a number of small, simple enhancements. But when taken as a whole, these seemingly minor adjustments can have a huge effect on the look of your work.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2023  |  0 comments

We regularly post editing tutorial that help you enhance promising images that fall a bit shott, and this one from the popular PHLOG Photography YouTube channel is both quick and very effective.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2023  |  0 comments

The way you organize images in Lightroom is super important. Do it right and everything is at your fingertips tips; take the wrong approach and you'll waste time trying to locate the photo you want.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2023  |  0 comments

Today we're featuring a two-minute tutorial that that will enable you to edit outdoor photographs faster than ever before while achieving outstanding results. It's all about employing Lightroom's often-overlooked Amount slider for getting the job done swiftly with precision, as compared to methods you've likely tried in the past.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2023  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of images you shoot you've likely captured photos with ugly, unnatural color casts. There are various ways to correct this unfortunate problem during the editing process, and today you'll discover a quick and oft-ignored technique In Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR).

Ron Leach  |  Dec 11, 2023  |  0 comments

Today's modern image-editing tools enable us to turn good photos into great ones, and even transform a subpar shot into one that's quite special. But there's a common mistake made by beginners and more advanced shooters alike; namely excessive processing that can really kill a photo.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 11, 2023  |  0 comments

We've all captured what we thought was a great photo, only to pull it up on the computer and discover it's not nearly as compelling as expected—particularly when shooting outdoors when there are several challenges to overcome.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2023  |  0 comments

Back in the heyday of 35mm photography the task of developing film and making prints in the darkroom  required good craftsmanship and plenty of knowledge. In today's digital era, despite all of the sophisticated image-processing tools at our disposal, the same requisites apply.