Mini Session Edit With Pretty Presets

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Mini Session Edit with Pretty Presets

Workflow Wednesday Edits

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Workflow Wednesday Edits

5 Ways to Customize Your Pretty Presets in Lightroom

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One of the most asked question on our Pretty Presets Facebook Page and in the Pretty Presets Facebook Group is, “The preset I applied is too much.  How do I tone it down?” Or, “Is there a way to lower the opacity of a preset?” Today, I thought I would address this question in a blog post because there are several different ways to adjust your presets in Lightroom and the way you choose to adjust them may be different depending on the preset you apply. **Disclaimer: It is really hard to adjust a preset if you know very little...

4 Tips for Using Print Templates

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  Using the Print Templates Module in Lightroom is a fun way to create collages of photos to share on Facebook, your blog or website.  We even have some FREE Print Templates available for you to download here on our site. Today, I am sharing 4 tips that will help you get the most out of using our Free Print Templates in Lightroom’s Print Module. 1. Installing Print Templates Installing print templates in Lightroom is similar to installing any other type of preset.  You need to unzip the file you download, copy the folder that has the .lrtemplate files inside....

Using the NEW Filter Brush in Lightroom 6 and Lightroom Creative Cloud 2015

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This was really one of the features I was most excited about when I saw what was being introduced in the newest version of Lightroom!  It is such a handy tool and it makes customizing the Luminous Collection presets a breeze!  Check out this video or follow along below to see exactly how this new feature works!     You'll see the Filter Brush Tool when you click on either the Graduated Filter or the Radial Filter.  It won't be activated for you to click on until you actually have a Radial Filter or Graduated Filter activated on your photo!  To...

Questions and Answers About Upgrading to Lightroom 6

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I am super excited for the new version of Lightroom.  However, I know that many of you have questions about upgrading and some of you even find it downright scary.  Today, I wanted to answer some of the questions I have gotten about Lightroom 6 in hopes that you'll feel more comfortable upgrading! Will my Pretty Presets work in Lightroom 6 or Lightroom CC? Yes they will! If you have any of our current sets, they will work in the newest version of Lightroom.  If you have any of the sets we retired earlier this year (Dreamy Baby, Spring, Color,...

What’s New in Lightroom 6?

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  It is an exciting day for Lightroom users.  The long awaited release of Lightroom 6 is finally here.  If you are wondering what is new in this version of Lightroom, continue reading and I’ll fill you in! 1. NEW Brush Tool in the Radial and Gradient Filters In my opinion, this is the most exciting addition.  Now, when using the Radial Filter or Gradient Filter, you can brush on more of the effect to other areas of the photo OR you can erase the effect from areas of your photo. Graduated and Radial filters also now have colored overlays...

20+ Webinars for Lightroom 5 {With Bonus Webinar Notes Included}

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  Learning Lightroom can be a daunting task!  We love to help you learn and have provided MANY webinars over the years to help you do just that.  The good news is that these webinars are available for you whenever you need to learn.  Scroll through the ones below and find the topics that you need to learn more about!  Happy LEARNING! Lightroom for Beginners   Editing in Lightroom 5    Workflow from Start to Finish   We have FREE NOTES for you!  Click on the button below to download.   Mastering the Brush and Graduated Filter   Free Notes...

Mastering Skin Tones and Brushes in Lightroom

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Mastering Skin Tones and Brushes in Lightroom Thank you so much for attending.  We had such a wonderful time and enjoyed all of the fantastic questions at the end, too.  Be sure to watch it through to the end, so you can check out the Q&A session also.   During the webinar Amanda shared about how to create natural skin tones in Lightroom, how to take advantage of the Pretty Presets brushes and graduated filters and how to enhance your images in Lightroom.  She used the Perfect Portrait Brushes and the Graduated Filters for these edits. Be sure to click...

6 Questions About Lightroom's Brush Tool You're Too Afraid to Ask

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Asking questions is hard enough.  But asking questions that you think most everyone else already knows can be even harder.  Today, I wanted to answer some of the questions about Lightroom's Brush Tool you may be asking in your head but are too afraid to ask! Where is the Brush Tool? Lightroom’s Brush Tool is located on the right-side panel of Lightroom.  You’ll find it with all the other Local Adjustments Tools in the Develop Module.  It is a paint brush with a dotted circle around the brush.  (However, as Amanda pointed out in one of her webinars, it also...

Personalizing Lightroom--Adding An Identity Plate

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Perhaps you have seen people working in Lightroom that have switched out the typical Lightroom logo in the upper left for their very own logo or text.  It is super easy to do and actually quite fun to see your own name or logo grace the corner of Lightroom. You can watch the video below as I customize Lightroom or you can follow the steps below the video--whichever is easiest for you!   Making Lightroom your own is as simple as creating an identity plate. You may have created an identity plate before if you like to add your logo...

Mastering Lightroom in 7 Days: Exporting and Everything Else

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Today’s post is the last in the Mastering Lightroom in 7 Days Series.  As I thought about what to share in this last post, about 100 things rattled through my head.  I’ve tried my best to condense those down and am going to share all my final thoughts about Lightroom. Exporting Photos for Print and Web This is one the topics that many Lightroom beginners have questions about.  Exporting photos from Lightroom is the way that you take those photos that you have edited and share them with the world.  The settings you export your photos with will change depending...