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Video: Which Should I Use, Lightroom Classic or the Cloud-Based Lightroom?

Lots of you are wondering which Lightroom application is best for you - Lightroom Classic (which is the newer subscription-version of Lightroom 6) or the streamlined cloud-based Lightroom (CC). Watch the 80-minute recording from my recent webinar to learn what they have in common, how they differ, and to get my perspective on the two. [...]

2020-01-21T15:24:15-08:00January 21st, 2020|2 Comments

How to Read and Use the Histogram in Lightroom and in Your Camera

Do you know what the histogram is and are you using it in-camera when you shoot and in Lightroom as you edit images?  The histogram is a graph that gives you lots of information about your exposure and tones in your image, and I recommend learning about it and using it both in-camera and in [...]

2019-08-05T12:24:51-07:00August 5th, 2019|0 Comments

What’s New in Cloud-Based Lightroom Desktop, Mobile and Web – May 2019

Adobe today released version 2.3 of the cloud-based Lightroom (CC) Desktop application, along with Lightroom iOS 4.3 and Android 4.3. In addition to new camera support, new lens profiles, and bug fixes, there are significant new features, including a way to recover recently deleted photo files and new editing tools. An update to Lightroom Classic [...]

2019-05-14T08:05:28-07:00May 14th, 2019|2 Comments

Change Default Settings in Lightroom’s Brush and Other Local Adjustment Tools

If you've used Lightroom Classic's adjustment brush (or "brush" in the cloud-based Lightroom), you've probably wondered why it starts out with some sliders not at zero and with a particular brush size, feathering, etc.. In this very short video tutorial I'll show you how to set your own default settings in the brush, graduated filter [...]

2019-05-01T14:54:50-07:00February 26th, 2019|2 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom CC Desktop, iOS and Android – February 2019 Release

Adobe today released version 2.2 of the Lightroom CC cloud-based desktop application, along with Lightroom CC iOS 4.2 and Android 4.2. In addition to bug fixes, new camera support and new lens profiles, the desktop application received significant new features, including panorama stitching, HDR multiple-exposure merging,the Target Adjustment Tool, an Enhanced Detail process to optionally [...]

2019-03-12T11:44:13-07:00February 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Enhance Raw File Details in Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC

Enhanced Details was made available today in the February releases of Lightroom Classic CC (v. 8.2) and Lightroom CC Desktop (v. 2.2). This new process can potentially improve the quality of very fine detail and reduce artifacts and moire in raw files. It re-renders your raw file using a more sophisticated demosaicing algorithm that is [...]

2019-04-08T21:13:26-07:00February 12th, 2019|3 Comments

How to Use People View in the Cloud-Based Lightroom

In the cloud-based Lightroom desktop app as well as in Lightroom Mobile, we now have a People function that identifies people in our photos and allows us to name them. Watch my video tutorial below, or read on below the video for details on how to use People. (Note that the cloud-based Lightroom was called [...]