Mar 162013

If you want to add text or a graphic to your photos, use Lightroom’s watermarking functionality. This is available when you export copies of your photos, and when you create output  in the Print, Slideshow and Web modules.  (You can’t watermark your master photos.)

Below is a video tutorial on using the watermark editor to create, save and apply watermarks. This video is one of  55 videos from my Lightroom 4: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series.  (Update: You’ll also learn about this in newer my Lightroom CC/6 and 5: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series –  15 1/2 hours of training in 76 videos for beginning and experienced Lightroom users, on organizing and editing your photos.)

For highest quality playback of the tutorial below, once you hit Play, click on the sprocket wheel in the bottom right and choose 720/HD.

Learn more about Lightroom CC/6 and 5: The Fundamentals & Beyond or Lightroom 4: The Fundamentals & Beyond.


  6 Responses to “Video Tutorial: Watermark Your Photos in Lightroom”

  1. Thank you,I too didnt know how to delete a copy right ,or any thing to do with the anchor.~brian~

  2. What a wonderful clear and simple tutorial! Thanks! Your explanation was very informative. Richard S.

  3. So well explained and easy to follow. Thank you Laura

  4. No mention of using a .JPG or .PNG

  5. It seems to be very picky about which fonts you choose for a text watermark. It has been hit and miss.

  6. This was wonderfully clear and logical. I am new to LR and am looking forward to more of your tutorials!
    Thank you!

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