If You Share Your Lightroom Images on Instagram, And the Color Looks Off, Do This…

PROGRAMMING UPDATE: That TV show called “The Great Create” where I compete against another photographer, is now live. You can catch it right here. I’m going to simplify what causes the problem, (so no nerding or geeking out over this), but essentially it’s this: a) Lightroom uses the ProPhoto RGB color space, which is awesome for editing …

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Licensing Contributor Hagar Wirba brings sincerity and connection to commercial photography

Hagar Wirba is a Cameroonian portrait and lifestyle photographer, born in Angola and now based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Hagar has been a recipient of the I am: Woman: 500px Commercial Grant and also took part in an eBook collaboration between 500px and FeatureShoot in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Q: Hagar, …

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Making the Most of Local Adjustments and Their Masks

Being able to adjust specific regions of our photos without leaving Lightroom Classic is a huge time saver, but there are some nuances to the tools that you’ll want to keep in mind. [Editor’s note, this originally appeared in the April 2021 issue of Photoshop User Magazine.] The addition of the Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, …

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Nine non-photography hobbies that could make you a better photographer

Research suggests that having a hobby outside of your regular job can improve your work performance, make you more satisfied, reduce stress, and lower your chances of experiencing burnout. According to one study, people who engage in creative leisure time actually score higher on performance rankings and are more likely to generate creative solutions to …

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Shooting Raw and Want to Keep The Picture Style You Chose In Camera? Here’s How.

For most of Lightroom’s life, if you shoot in Raw and set a Picture Style in your camera (Canon calls them ‘Picture Styles.’ Nikon calls them ‘Picture Controls,’ Sony calls them Creative Styles, and so on), Lightroom has ignored those picture styles you chose. The only way to keep that ‘Style’ you chose in camera …

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