In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne will demonstrates how to combine individual Lightroom catalogs into a single, “Master” Lightroom catalog to simplify a photographers workflow and enable multi-shoot searching.
Views: 65877 Julieanne Kost
In this quick tip, I explain what makes Lightroom’s Preview file (.lrdata) grow and how to set your Catalog Settings to prevent it for getting out of hand.
Views: 25406 Julieanne Kost
In this Quick Tip for Lightroom, Julieanne shows how to copy files to an external drive that Lightroom is unaware of.
Views: 26653 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of the Complete Picture, Julieanne breaks down the differences and points out the advantages of using virtual copies and snapshots in Lightroom. Since both features were designed for specific tasks, discovering what they do best will allow you to take advantage of each of their strengths.
Views: 18209 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne Kost demonstrates what you can do in Lightroom’s Develop module to enhance your photographs using color and tonality to change the mood and atmosphere of an image. We all know that the goal is to capture the best photograph in camera, but what happens when we aren’t at the right place at the right time? In this training video, I will show you how to make subtle changes to increase the photograph’s emotional impact.
Views: 13154 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of the Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost explains how to transfer all of your Lightroom Catalogs, backups, presets, preferences and supporting files from one computer to another. I will also provide tips on how to re-link any missing files and folders if the paths to your images change along the way.
Views: 77506 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, discover the power of making selective adjustments like dodging and burning, color corrections and noise removal using the Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop.
Views: 47324 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture on Adobe TV, Julieanne Kost explains how changes made to photographs are saved automatically to the Lightroom Catalog. She also shows how to use both the “Save Metadata to Files” command as well as the “Automatically write changes to XMP” Catalog Setting to push changes made to photographs from the catalog into individual files (or sidecar files) so that they can be read and utilized within additional applications such as Adobe Bridge.
Views: 32616 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost demonstrates the incredible power of Variables in Photoshop. You will learn how to cut hours out of your production time when you need to combine text and photographs. Although this feature has been in Photoshop for many releases, only a small number of customers know if its immense power for tasks such as automating event photography, creating web banners and producing graphics.
Views: 37212 Julieanne Kost
In this quick tip, Julieanne shows when to toggle Lightroom’s Show Photos in Subfolders feature and why turning it on might show a 0 photo count for your topmost (parent) folders.
Views: 12192 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne will demonstrate how streamline Lightroom by taking advantage of presets, templates, Collections, Virtual Copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs. Although this video was recorded in a previous version, don’t worry, the techniques will work just as well today and answer some of the most frequently asked questions that I receive! So be sure to increase your Lightroom efficiency by watching!
Views: 17973 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates how to use Hue, Saturation, Luminance and the Adjustment Brush to selectively control color in Lighroom. Note: although this video was recorded in Lightroom, the same techniques are available in Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop.
Views: 23225 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom by taking advantage of presets, templates, collections, virtual copies (and more) in order to eliminate much of the repetitive post-capture tasks such as importing, tagging, developing, exporting and sharing photographs.
Views: 32358 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne explains the difference between duplicating a Smart Object using the Layers panel to create multiple instances of a layer and creating a copy of a Smart Object using the application menu for independent editing.
Views: 6794 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne provides several suggestions for file naming conventions for creating templates for import, Batch Renaming, Export and Editing in Photoshop as well as recommends how and when to rename you files.
Views: 34696 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates how nesting Smart Objects enables each filter applied to have its own unique Smart Filter mask.
Views: 5032 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of The Complete Picture Julieanne focuses on little known features and helpful hints for making the most out of the Lightroom Print Module. Learn how to create a template for posting images to your blog using the print to JPEG option, apply custom edge effects and backgrounds using Identity Plates, screen back images using the Tone Curve, and more! For the basic print video click here: https://youtu.be/1svDvqBwpPI
Views: 21568 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of the Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost reveals essential shortcuts and little known features that will make navigating the grid view in Lightroom far more efficient.
Views: 16965 Julieanne Kost
In this episode, I will demonstrate how to streamline Lightroom’s Develop module by taking advantage of my top 10 favorite shortcuts & time-saving features in order to eliminate many of the repetitive image adjustment tasks when editing large volumes of images. (Note, although this video was recorded in a previous version, it is still relevant today.)
Views: 10826 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates the advantage of setting up presets in Lightroom to simultaneously export images to multiple file types, sizes, compression settings etc. You might find even find this method more powerful than Photoshop’s Image Processor!
Views: 2961 Julieanne Kost
Learn how to use Photoshop Actions to create Droplets that can be used in Lightroom to batch process images after exporting files. Note: Although this video was recorded in previous versions of Lightroom and Photoshop, the technique will still work today.
Views: 13007 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of the Complete Picture I demonstrate how to use Lightroom 3’s Develop module to use color, tone, placement of content, and stylistic effects to give a series of images a unified look and feel. You’ll learn how to use leading lines to tie images together as well as repeating shape, detail and balance to form a cohesive story.
Views: 8496 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of the Complete Picture (Working with Photoshop’s History Panel, Snapshots and the History Brush), Julieanne Kost reveals there is far more to the History panel than simply un-doing mistakes. Learn as she reveals little known shortcuts for working with the History Panel, including how to fill with the History Brush, as well as a fluid method for painting between snapshots with no layer or masking knowledge required!
Views: 3654 Julieanne Kost
In this video tutorial Julieanne explains one of the great mysteries of Lightroom and Bridge – why Lightroom (or Bridge) displays a photograph one way and then changes the way it looks a moment later. It will all become clear with just a little information about how digital camera files are captured and displayed by different applications.
Views: 6573 Julieanne Kost
For the past 7 years, I've created a slideshow as a simple way to review the images I’ve posted using Lightroom mobile to my Instagram account (instagram.com/jkost/). I find this yearly exercise yields interesting insights about where I am in my life and allows me to reflect upon the places that I’ve gone and the experiences that I’ve had. I would strongly encourage you to create a collection of your own images for the year to see the path that you followed in 2017.
Views: 4890 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of the Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost demonstrates the differences between making absolute adjustments to photographs -using the Develop module in Lightroom- and relative adjustments using the Quick Develop panel.
Views: 7960 Julieanne Kost
In this episode of The Complete Picture we’re going to discuss how to select multiple images to work together as diptychs and triptychs. You will learn how similar attributes such as color and shape, mood and lighting, line and form will help to unify two (or more) photographs, perhaps even creating new meaning though the relationship of the imagery.
Views: 9088 Julieanne Kost
This video covers 5 common questions about Lightroom Mobile including: 1) How to download photos to enable offline editing (working with files without an internet connection) 2) How to limit syncing to WiFi (to avoid using your data plan) 3) Can Smart Collections be synced (short answer - no) 4) Can collections from multiple catalogs be synced simultaneously (short answer - no) 5) And deleting from collections vs All Photos
Views: 7031 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates how to create a single vector logo out of multiple type and shape layers, specify a consistent size, apply a style and save the entire creation as a Tool Preset! In addition, I will show you how to add a scan of your signature to any photograph with a simple change of a layer blend mode.
Views: 22376 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of the Complete Picture Julieanne discusses how the addition of color as well as supporting imagery can help reinforce the mood and message of a composite image that a single photograph may fail to do on it’s own.
Views: 4158 Julieanne Kost
In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost shows how to quickly save your vector and raster logos in Photoshop to be applied to photographs in Lightroom as watermarks in the Slideshow, Print and Web modules as well as Publish Services.
Views: 4603 Julieanne Kost