I first started hearing about Light Leaks a little over a year ago when a photographer I was watching, Ashley Nacke, designed some Light Leaks Photoshop Actions for Two Pear Designs called Color me Ashley. The affect is so fun! Especially for Senior Portraits. It is not for everyone, but it can … [Read more...] about Lightroom Light Leaks Tutorial and FREE Adjustment Brush Presets!
I remember the day that my mind was blown with the discovery of the Split Tone Panel in Lightroom. I was in a Facebook photography group and someone mentioned using Split Tones and that she starts with a little yellow in the highlights and blue in the shadows. I knew that I loved this … [Read more...] about Using Split Tones in Lightroom | Free Preset!
I was recently hanging out in a forum where someone was asking how to make a Matte look on their images. Then when someone said that it is done with the Tone Curve, she was totally lost. And I know why! Because you have to make a small change to your Lightroom Tone Curve before it can be used like … [Read more...] about Lightroom Tone Curve Tutorial & Free Matte Preset
I've been a Sony shooter always. And it warms my heart as I hear more and more chatter about the translucent mirror and mirrorless technologies and Sony's great strides in digital imagery! Lately I am hearing of more and more high-profile photographers who have switched to Sony...and PREACHING … [Read more...] about 6 Photographers who have switched to Sony…from Nikon or Canon
Lightroom 5 Crop Tool Overlay with Guest Blogger Courtney Slazinik The new Lightroom 5 has a unique feature that will help you crop your image for print. When you take a photo in your camera the ratio is 2:3 which prints a 4x6 photo. However, if you are wanting to print an 8x10 or 4:5 ratio then … [Read more...] about Crop Tool Overlay | Lightroom Tutorial
Lightroom 5 Smart Previews with Guest Blogger Andrew Childress With each edition of Lightroom, Adobe adds a long list of features. Lightroom 5 was no exception, and one of my favorite new features is the addition of smart previews. With smart previews, we don't have to have the images stored on … [Read more...] about Lightroom 5 Smart Previews Tutorial
Obviously, this site is about giving away Lightroom Collage Templates...and I have over 150 of them for you to find on my site. But today you are in for a treat...a FIRST here at JL Photography...I am sharing with you a Free Lightroom 5 Preset. I especially like to work with teen models or do … [Read more...] about Magazine Model Inspired | Free Lightroom 5 Preset
So I'd been cruising along in Lightroom for a year...learning as I go. And every once in awhile, when I was in the Develop Module, I would see the "Previous" button in the bottom right corner change...to the "Sync" Button. Hmmm. I was clueless and I just thought I was doing okay and … [Read more...] about What is that Sync Button for? | Lightroom Tutorial
Get Lightroom! Quickly becoming the editing program of choice for pro photographers, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is so powerful! Everyone is looking for an online photo collage maker so they can pretty up their photo displays for Facebook, but if you have Lightroom, you can edit your photos and … [Read more...] about Need a Photo Collage Maker and Killer Editing Program Too?
By now you have been scrolling through the templates you have, decided what works for you and which ones you can't get how you want them! So I'm going to show you just a few tricks to tweak your templates to make them your own!A while back, I sent a set of templates to a friend to try...Kathleen … [Read more...] about Customize your Lightroom Templates – Tutorial featuring Kathleen Clipper Photography