Posts Tagged ‘Lightroom’

Print Your Image With a Drop Shadow in Lightroom

January 8th, 2009 No comments

This post concludes the round of 3 printing tips in LR. The 1st post was “printing with a color background“; the 2nd was “adding a graphic overlay on your print” and this one “printing a drop-shadow under your LR print“. Read more…

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Printing Graphic Overlays in Lightroom

December 31st, 2008 No comments

In the last post I talked about printing with a color background in Lightroom. In this post, I will discuss printing with a graphic overlay such as a client logo or event title. For this example, I will continue with a Holiday theme overlay.
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Printing with Borders, Backgrounds and Overlays!

December 24th, 2008 1 comment

A quick Holiday Post, the time for shopping is getting short…

Recently a photographer switching to Lightroom [LR] asked if he could print on a black background with a white border as he did in Photoshop [PS]. Well, the answer was, “Of Course – Easier and Quicker!
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LR’s Adjustment Brush – Observations, Revelations & Evolutions

December 17th, 2008 No comments

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In the last post I wrote about LR’s Graduated Filter. The other localized editing tool, which many think might be the most significant addition to LR2, is the Adjustment Brush [AB]. The AB (keyboard shortcut “K” in your program) allows you to “paint” localized non-destructive effects like Exposure, Saturation, Sharpness, etc. You can then change or add parameters to the selected area and fine tune the effect to your image. Read more…

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“Dualing” Graduated Filters or…”Excuse Me While I Sharpen the Sky”

December 5th, 2008 1 comment

We all have come to love Lightroom’s new Graduated Filter [GF] tool. (That’s keyboard shortcut “M” in your program.)  A common use of this filter is to affect the sky, very similar to photographing using split filters… adding blue to enhance the sky; adding orange to create or enhance a sunset; adding Neutral Density (-exposure) to darken or balance out a bright sky in our photograph; etc. Read more…

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