Apr 102013

Lightroom HSL/ColorDo you want your skies bluer, faces less red, or other colors in your photo more or less intense or lighter or darker? In Lightroom this sometimes requires painting with the adjustment brush, but it often can be accomplished much more quickly with Lightroom’s HSL/Color panel.

In this video tutorial from my Lightroom 4: The Fundamentals & Beyond series (10 1/2 hours of training on 55 videos), I show how to use the HSL/Color panel in Develop to get dramatic results quickly. (This tutorial also applies to earlier versions of Lightroom.)

As usual, for higher quality, once you hit Play, click on the sprocket wheel in the bottom right and choose 720/HD.

Learn more about the complete video series, Lightroom 4: The Fundamentals & Beyond.


  10 Responses to “Lightroom’s HSL Panel: The Easy Way to Change Colors in Your Photos”

  1. Clear concise and content rich! Thanks Laura.

  2. Excellent explanation, Laura! And I appreciate your making a point of communicating the limitations of an option as well as the benefits.

  3. Absolutely first class instruction!

  4. Ooh, Ahhh

  5. OOOOHHH, AAAAHHHHHH ….. Love that HSL panel, thanks for showing us how to use it

  6. Oooooh, ahhhhhh!
    Thanks, Laura!

  7. I’m liking all the ooohhh’s and aahhhh’s here, folks – thank you!

  8. OOOOOOH LA LA>>>awesome video! Thanks so much, just starting out on Lightroom 4..Love it, can’t wait to get started! Thanks again 🙂

  9. laura’s explanation was very concise and precise and well explained,joseph premanndan

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