Tag: Lightroom

How to Create a Retro Faded Look Using Lightroom or Photoshop

You’ve probably seen images floating around because it’s popular these days, you know, the ones with the retro faded look. It’s pretty popular with the instagram and wedding photography crowd. It’s not my fancy but I am all about empowering photographers to shoot what they have in mind. If that happens to be retro-faded here’s […]

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How to Simulate the Look of Analog Film Using Lightroom

The tones and organic nature of analog film are things many of us have began to long for in our digital age. Don’t worry, though, this will not be an article about the merits or disadvantages of digital photography or whether film is better or worse than digital. The purpose of this tutorial is to […]

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How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style

Do you wish your still photos had a cinematic quality or looked like they came straight out of a movie? Believe it or not, the look is actually pretty easy to create in Lightroom. Stock photographer Christi Kerekes shows us how: Color grading, the process of altering and enhancing the color of your image, first started […]

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5 Reasons to Use Lightroom for Portrait Retouching

There are some photographers who use Photoshop or plugins such as Portrait Pro to do portrait retouching. There is nothing wrong with this and these programs can do an excellent job, especially if you retouch portraits at a high level. But you may be surprised at just what an excellent job Lightroom also does at […]

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An Overview of Lightroom Web – What is it and who is it for?

Lightroom CC subscribers can access Lightroom in three places; on a computer using the desktop app, on a tablet or phone using Lightroom Mobile, or through an internet browser, using Lightroom Web (go to the url https://lightroom.adobe.com/ to check it out for yourself). Lightroom web is probably the least talked about of those three options. […]

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The New Imagely NextGEN Lightroom Plugin Will Rock Your WordPress World

It’s a new year and Imagely has released a great new Lightroom gallery plugin to make our lives easier. If you run your own photography website on WordPress, like countless other photographers, then you have probably come across Imagely and NextGEN Gallery. Imagely provides WordPress themes and hosting, focused specifically on photographers. They have terrific […]

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How to Use the Graduated Filter in Lightroom (Video)

Have you ever wondered how to use the graduated filter in Lightroom? Although we have covered it in depth in our Workflow and Post-Processing course, I thought it would be a good idea to share some detail about the specifics of the graduated filter in a video. If you are just starting out in Lightroom, […]

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