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Should I Buy Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 or Photoshop Lightroom Classic?
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) One of the questions that I get asked all of the time is which version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom should I buy? This a tough decision since there is both a stand-alone product which Adobe calls *Photoshop Lightroom 6* and a subscription product which Adobe now calls *Photoshop Lightroom Classic* on the market right now. You might think that since both products are currently available from Adobe Inc. and that since they both have such similar names that they are identical. Sadly, that’s not true. There are some big differences between the cost and the features that are included with each of these products. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 is a one-time purchase. If you buy Photoshop Lightroom 6 then you are granted what a "perpetual license" to use this software forever without any additional fees. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic, on the other hand, is not available as a one-time purchase. Photoshop Lightroom Classic is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription software family. In plain English, this means that you must pay for the right to use this software every year. If you are an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber and you miss a payment then Adobe does not delete your software or destroy your images. They will not do anything to hurt you or your photography if you cancel your subscription. Nothing vindictive happens if you stop paying Adobe each month, or every year, but you won’t be allowed to use this software to its full potential again until you reactivate your account. The big thing though you need to know is that Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic includes a number of tools that are not available to those who purchase Photoshop Lightroom 6 instead. Photoshop Lightroom 6 customers miss out on new tools like Dehaze, the Guided Upright Correction Tool, and more. In addition, as an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber you get the right to use Lightroom Classic plus Adobe Photoshop CC and a bunch of other Apps or online services for no additional fee. As you can see there is a lot more to the question "which version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom should I buy" then you might think. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Make A Meteor Shower Composite Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom & Photoshop CC
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Make A Meteor Shower Composite Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom & Photoshop CC There are two ways to photograph a meteor shower. You can go for a long-exposure and let the stars become circular arcs as they swirl by your camera. My preferred method though is to shoot a long time-lapse style sequence of pinpoint star images. If you shoot your night sky images at a fast enough shutter speed, and at a much higher ISO setting, then your camera will record the streaks of light that the meteors produce as they burn up in the Earth's atmosphere against a sea of crisp frozen stars. The problem with this method is that you are unlikely to capture more than a couple of bright meteors passing by in any single ten to thirty-second long exposure. What you get using this technique is an image with a meteor but not an image that shows the full glory of a meteor shower. To create an image that feels like a meteor shower, in front of a field of frozen stars, we need to build a composite image using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop CC. With just a little bit of work in both programs, we can put together an image that combines the best moments of the meteor shower into a single frame. By building a composite image using *Layers* and *Layer Masks* in Adobe Photoshop CC you can easily show more meteors than you would ever capture in any single shutter click! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Brush Tool In Snapseed From Google
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Use The Brush Tool In Snapseed From Google The *Brush Tool* in Snapseed from Google is a useful option when you want to change one part of your photograph without altering the rest of the image. With the Brush Tool, you can literally paint over the regions that you would like to change in your photograph. Mastering Snapseed's Brush Tool is not hard but there are some secrets here. First, I urge you to use the Exposure Brush instead of the Dodge & Burn brush whenever possible. Not only does the Exposure Brush offer an additional level of control but it also easier to paint away your changes with this option if you push things too far. Second, there is a far more elegant way to make the same kind of changes that I demonstrate in this video tutorial inside of Snapseed from Google. This more elegant, and more flexible method, for painting in the changes that we want to make to our mobile images utilizes the incredible power of Snapseed's secret *Edit Stacks Masking Brush* feature and it is the subject of our next tutorial. Learn all about the Stacks Brush in Snapseed at https://www.focusphotoschool.com/snapseed-essentials/brush-mask-snapseed/masking-stacks-brush-snapseed/ ------------ FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Tune Image Tools In Snapseed From Google
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Use The Tune Image Tools In Snapseed From Google I present a quick overview of how you can use all of the basic tools in Snapseed’s powerful *Tune Image* Tools menu to dramatically improve your mobile images in this introductory video tutorial. Inside of Snapseed’s Tune Image menu are controls that allow us to change the brightness, warmth, saturation, and contrast in any mobile image. You will also find Snapseed’s incredible Ambiance adjustment control inside this menu. A stronger, more engaging, digital image is just a few taps of your finger away thanks to Snapseed’s Tune Image tools. Be sure to watch our next lesson too for a more in-depth look at Snapseed’s Tune Image Tools at https://www.focusphotoschool.com/mobile-photo-editing-snapseed/basic-tools-snapseed/snapseed-tune-image-tools-lesson-ii/ ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level! FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level! Certified Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom Expert David Marx.
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How To Use The Healing Tool in Snapseed From Google
 
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How To Use The Healing Tool in Snapseed From Google The world is a messy imperfect place. There are always minor flaws and blemishes in our mobile photos that distract the viewer's eye. Fortunately, most smartphone pictures can be cleaned up with very little effort using the *Healing Tool* inside of Snapseed from Google. Everybody has something that they don’t want captured in their portrait. All humans have minor skin blemishes. We all have pimples, acne, blackheads, freckles, etc. Fortunately, the Snapseed App's Healing Tool makes removing this type of minor skin imperfection easy. With just a swipe of your finger minor flaws like pimples or zits will magically disappear. The Healing Tool is also a great way to remove dust spots and other small visual distractions from our mobile images. Snapseed from Google's Healing Tool is a powerful feature but it cannot remove everything. When you use the Healing Tool, Snapseed needs to invent a patch of pixels that it can paste over the blemish. This patch needs to completely cover the flaw in your image and it needs to blend in well with the surrounding colors and patterns in your image. The Healing Tool works great when the colors and patterns in patch that it creates are indistinguishable from the area that surrounds your image’s flaw but there are limits to its powers. This tool will fail you when the pattern that surrounds the flaw is too complex or two difficult to recreate. When faced with a flaw that Snapseed cannot convincingly remove you have a choice. You can either accept that this imperfection is not going away and move on to other tools. Or you turn to the much more sophisticated, and complicated, pixel repair tools that are available for image cleanup in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom or Adobe Photoshop CC. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 For The Current Lightroom User
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 For The Current Lightroom User The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 upgrade process often frustrates current Lightroom users. Unfortunately, the official Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 installer package that you purchased at the store, or downloaded from Adobe online, provides minimal instruction. This lack of internal guidance often creates unnecessary confusion. First, many Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users do not understand that each version of the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom application is a unique stand-alone entity. Installing Photoshop Lightroom version 6 will not automatically erase, remove, or modify any older version of this software from your computer. Each version of Lightroom is installed as a completely separate program. Second, just installing the Lightroom 6 software package is not enough. Once you have installed the new Photoshop Lightroom 6 application then you will also need to upgrade your current Lightroom Catalog for use with the new Lightroom 6 format. Hopefully, this step-by-step tutorial will take some of the confusion out of the upgrade process for Lightroom users who do not want to move to a Creative Cloud subscription. For more help with the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 Upgrade process go to https://www.focusphotoschool.com/upgrade-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-6-current-lightroom-user/ ** Please watch this tutorial instead if you are a brand new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom user installing Lightroom 6 for the very first time: https://youtu.be/mvVVlf92DMk ** I believe that you get far more value from the Adobe Photography Creative Cloud Subscription Plan option then you get from the standalone Lightroom 6 product, but if you are sure that Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 is the right choice for you, and if you are currently a Lightroom user, then this is the appropriate software installation tutorial for you. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Selective Tool In Snapseed From Google
 
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How To Use The Selective Tool In Snapseed From Google The *Selective Tool* is one of the most useful features in Snapseed from Google for landscape and travel photographers. The Selective Tool allow us to target changes to the Brightness, the Contrast, the level of Saturation, or the Structure to one specific region of our image. In Adobe Photoshop vocabulary, we would call the type of changes that we make with Snapseed’s Selective Tool Masking. Snapseed’s Selective Tool uses an advanced variation of the U-Point color selection algorithm that was originally developed by the Nik Software company. When you place a Control Point with the Selective Tool on your image, Snapseed from Google creates a soft feathered mask that automatically expands out to include contiguous pixels with a similar color or tone to the one that you selected. In plain English, this U-Point stuff means that the Snapseed App automatically generates an elegant mask for you whenever you create a new Control Point. As you can see in the video tutorial above, we can use these soft masks to push and pull our viewer’s attention around our image and ultimately to lock their attention onto our subject. The Selective Tool is one that you need to master if you want to take your mobile photography to the next level! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Facial Recognition In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Updated
 
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Facial Recognition In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Updated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic’s updated *Facial Recognition* engine is designed to help you quickly Keyword pictures of our friends and family. When used properly, the new Face Recognition technology is pretty amazing stuff. What’s even more incredible is that Lightroom’s new search and suggest algorithms get better and better as you teach the software which Person Keywords to associate with each face that the software detects. When Adobe first introduced facial recognition back in 2015, I was not all that impressed. With the April 2018 Lightroom Classic 7.3 update though many of this features shortcomings have been improved. With the latest update, Lightroom Classic’s facial recognition has been improved and there is now a new Find Faces Again command. The Facial Recognition System, which we access through the People Viewing Mode in the Library Module, is extremely powerful, but it is not particularly user-friendly. It pays to know what you are doing before you make any mistakes with this elegant organizational feature. One other important point to make here. You are still in control of your privacy. Over the past three years, I have talked to lots of photographers who have completely ignored this feature out of fear that facial recognition might send more information than we want to share about our loved ones with Adobe or some other “big brother” system. If you choose to make use of this new feature, rest assured that all of the facial recognition indexing is done inside of your computer. No information is being sent to the Adobe’s servers or the “cloud.” Right now, no information is sent from your Lightroom Catalog to any other program or any centralized mass database. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 For The Brand New User
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 For The Brand New User The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 installation process is confusing. Unfortunately, the installer package that you purchased at the store, or downloaded online, provides minimal instruction. This lack of clear guidance from Adobe often creates unnecessary confusion for brand new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users. Unlike most other software programs, there are multiple steps involved in the Photoshop Lightroom 6 installation process. This video tutorial will talk you through the initial software installation only. We have other tutorials at our website on the next steps including setting Lightroom's preferences and designing a robust backup system for your photography. I believe that you get far more value from the monthly Adobe Photography Creative Cloud Subscription Plan option then you get from the standalone Lightroom 6 product, but if you are sure that Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 is the right choice for you, then this is the appropriate software installation tutorial for you. For more help with the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 installation process see: https://www.focusphotoschool.com/install-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-6-brand-new-lightroom-user/ ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Adobe Photoshop CC Preferences Menu Suggestions For Photographers
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) Let's take this opportunity to cover some *Adobe Photoshop CC Preferences* and other important settings. You will not learn anything about image enhancement in this tutorials but your workflow might suffer if you skip over these settings. Most of the settings that I suggest changing in the Adobe Photoshop CC Preferences Menus video above are optional but there is one setting in here that is worth additional discussion. If you have setup Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's Preferences to create .psd files for you when you send a copy of your image over to Photoshop CC for additional editing then you should set the "Maximize PSD and PSB File Compatibility" preference setting in the File Handling Tab to "Always." The factory default setting of "Ask" will do you no harm but choosing the "Never" option is shooting yourself in the foot. If you tell Photoshop CC to create a .psd files without the "Maximize Compatibility" option turned on then you will create a file that Lightroom cannot handle! If your .psd file lacks the Maximize Compatibility instructions then it cannot be added into your Lightroom Catalog. Fortunately, this "Maximize Compatibility" conundrum applies to .psd files only. One of the best ways to avoid this problem altogether is to configure Lightroom so that it creates .tif files instead of .psd files when you ask it to send a copy of your image over to Photoshop CC for additional editing. Working with layered .tif files, rather than .psd images, is my recommendation for most photographers whenever possible. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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The Healing Brush In Adobe Lightroom CC For Mobile
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) The Healing Brush In Adobe Lightroom CC For Mobile The *Healing Brush Tool,* which is an essential feature for dust spot repair, has finally been added into the Adobe Lightroom CC For Mobile App for iOS and Android devices! With the new Healing Brush, and Clone Stamp, capability it is easy to zap dust spots, and remove other unwanted objects from our images, using only our finger tips or an Apple Pencil on an Apple iPad Pro. We have been fixing dust spots, and removing other small imperfections, for years using the Healing Brush and Clone Stamp Tools in Adobe Lightroom Classic but until now this essential feature has been completely missing in the Adobe Lightroom CC For Mobile world. The lack of spot, and blemish, removal tools until now has been a big gap in professional-grade mobile image processing but fortunately the brilliant engineers at Adobe have found an elegant way to make this work on our smartphones and tablets. The fact that we can now do non-destructive dust spot removal work, and more, on our phones and tablets is amazing. The fact that all of the work that we do in Adobe Lightroom CC, including spot removal, automatically syncs back to the full-resolution desktop version of our images is even more amazing. But when it comes to precision, I believe that there is still no substitute for a bigger screen and a more accurate interface device like a mouse. Adobe Lightroom CC For Mobile’s new Healing Brush is a great addition but if you need to do extensive retouching work then you are still better off working away on a computer. My advice is that you save this new mobile option for images that need only minor retouching work. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Create Swipeable Panoramas At Instagram Using Adobe Photoshop CC
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Create Swipeable Panoramas At Instagram Using Adobe Photoshop CC Instagram introduced a new feature that allows us to share up to ten photos at once inside of a single gallery style post a few months ago. I have recently discovered though that this new gallery feature is perfect for photographers like me who have always had trouble cropping my images down so that they fit nicely within Instagram’s forced square format. With just a little work using Adobe Photoshop CC, and this new Instagram feature, we are going to create a seamless swipeable panoramic image in this tutorial. The panorama that we are going to create here is a much closer match to the way that I originally captured and envisioned this photograph. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Build A Better Workspace For Photo Editing- Adobe Photoshop CC
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Build A Better Workspace For Photo Editing In Adobe Photoshop CC I am going to teach you how to build a better *workspace for photo editing* inside of Adobe Photoshop CC in this tutorial. You are not going to learn any image enhancement skills in this video, but please trust me. This lesson is important. Learning Adobe Photoshop CC will be so much easier for you if you play along with this one. Unlike Adobe Lightroom's fixed, Adobe Photoshop CC uses configurable *Palettes* to hold tools and information about the current image. Any palette, or panel’s, frame can be expanded, contracted, or minimized with the push of a button. Extra palettes can be hidden away when they are not needed. The arrangement of palettes on the screen in Adobe Photoshop CC is called a workspace. From the factory, Adobe Photoshop CC includes a half-dozen sample workspaces. These workspaces are samples that Adobe has built for different types of Photoshop user. Each of the default workspaces is designed to show off some of Photoshop CC's capabilities for graphic design artists, web designers, videographers and more. Now there is nothing wrong with these factory default workspaces but we can build, and save, our own custom workspace that hides a lot of extraneous palettes away. Cleaning up Photoshop's user interface, and hiding away features, that we photographer's will never use makes it much easier to focus in on the important stuff while you are learning to use this complex program. In the end, the time that it takes to save a quieter workspace for photo editing really pays off in the long run! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Backup Adobe Lightroom Classic Using GoodSync (Windows)
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Backup Adobe Lightroom Classic And Your Photos Using GoodSync (Windows) Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a wonderful image management tool but it is not a backup system. The real question to ask yourself is not “when will my hard drive fail” but rather “what steps can I take right now so that I am properly prepared for my hard drive’s inevitable demise?” All that it takes to make a really good backup system is a pair of inexpensive external hard drives and some simple software. To make a robust backup, all that we need to do is configure a backup utility program to copy everything from your primary photo storage drive over to one of your inexpensive external hard drives on a regular basis. We can configure software like GoodSync Personal v.10 (https://www.goodsync.com/lp?frm=gsp-015&affid=dmarx) to automatically copy everything from your primary disk to one of your backup drives while you are sleeping. As long as you rotate between the two backup disks on a regular basis then you have a robust, redundant backup system! For more information on how to build a robust backup system that protects your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog, and all of your images, go to https://www.focusphotoschool.com/adobe-photoshop-lightroom/adobe-photoshop-lightroom-setup/lightroom-backup/ ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Better Sunset Photos Using Luminosity Masks In Adobe Photoshop
 
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(PREVIEW) Better Sunset Photos Using A Color Glaze And Luminosity Masks In Adobe Photoshop We can create richer more colorful sunsets in Photoshop by blending a unifying wash of color, a glaze, into all of the other colors in our sunset using this elegant technique. I will teach you how to create better sunset colors using a color glazing layer and luminosity masks in this Adobe Photoshop tutorial. Let me warn you that things are going to look terrible at first as we go through this color glazing process. If you only get as far as step one, or step two, in here then the results will be disappointing. I urge you to stick with me through the whole routine. At first, we are going to create a *Solid Color Fill Layer* that will affect our entire image. That part often throws people but once we have added our wash of color then we can target our glazing specifically to the brightest pixels in our image using a Layer Mask. Now there are lots of ways that we can do this kind of targeting in Adobe Photoshop but for this technique *Luminosity Masks* are our best option. Creating a luminosity mask sounds complicated, but the truth is that they are really easy to generate once you learn some secret settings inside of Adobe Photoshop's *Apply Image* dialog. This image enhancement trick is not hard, but you will need a basic understanding of the way that Layers and Layer Masks function in Adobe Photoshop to follow along with this routine. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Portrait Filter in Snapseed From Google
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Use The Face Enhance Filter in Snapseed From Google The *Portrait Filter* in Snapseed from Google is a great tool for improving your headshots, and selfies. You can use the Portrait Filters controls inside of this amazing filter to brighten up your subject's face, to smooth out some of the wrinkles in their skin, and to add additional punch into their eyes. What’s so amazing here is that we do not have to make any selections, or use any type of masking tool, to accomplish this feat. Snapseed’s incredible facial recognition technology is able to identify the appropriate parts of your subject's eyes all on its own. Snapseed pumps up the sharpness of your subject's eyes as you increase the *Eye Clarity* settings within the Portrait filter. Similar facial recognition magic, without the need for manual masking, is automatically activated for your subject's whole head when you adjust the *Face Spotlight* feature. This control is an great way to drive your viewer's attention towards the most important element in any portrait which is, of course, your subject's smiling face! The Portrait Filter was called the "Face Filter" in early versions of the Snapseed App. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Backup Adobe Photoshop Lightroom with Apple's Time Machine Utility
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Backup Adobe Photoshop Lightroom with Apple's Time Machine Utility Learn how to protect your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog and all of your photographs in this free video tutorial for Mac OS users. I demonstrate an easy way to protect all of my images, and my Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog, using the Apple's Time Machine utility in this free tutorial and a pair of inexpensive USB external hard drives. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a wonderful image management tool but it is not a backup system. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom’s internal Catalog Backup utility is a placebo and it will do nothing to protect your photography if your computer crashes or hard drive fails. An Adobe Creative Cloud monthly membership subscription is not a backup plan either. Adobe does not offer data protection and backup services. The problem is that no hard drive will last forever. The real question is not “when will my hard drive fail” but rather “what steps can I take right now so that I am properly prepared for this computer’s inevitable demise?” For advice on building a more advanced, and more flexible backup system, using the awesome Carbon Copy Cloner backup utility for Mac from Bombich Software please visit our site. Windows users may find the theory here helpful but unfortunately Time Machine is an Apple product and it is not currently available for Microsoft customers. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Simulate Lens Bokeh With Nik Analog Efex Pro From Google
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Simulate Lens Bokeh With Nik Analog Efex Pro From Google I demonstrate how to simulate lens bokeh using the FREE Nik Analog Efex Pro plugin which is part of the Google Nik Software Collection in this video tutorial excerpt. In this tutorial preview, I explain how to create the look of an image with a much shallower depth of field by introducing high-quality blur using Analog Efex Pro. Making these sophisticated visual changes will be easy thanks to Smart Object Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC and the amazing the *Lens Bokeh Tool* that lies hidden deep inside of the Nik Analog Efex Pro filter set. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Create Better Sunset Colors In Adobe Photoshop Using The Channel Mixer
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) Create Better Sunset Colors In Adobe Photoshop Using The Channel Mixer Learn how to intensify the colors in your sunrise and sunset photos using these simple Channel Mixer Adjustment Layer tricks inside of Adobe Photoshop CC. The Channel Mixer is very a powerful tool in Photoshop that most people ignore. The Channel Mixer rarely gets mentioned for color improvement because its interface is not clear and intuitive. Although the sliders and settings inside of this tool look intimidating, I promise that you can learn how to create stronger sunset colors even if the inner workings of the Channel Mixer remain a mystery. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Installing the new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic upgrade can be a frustrating experience for current Lightroom users. First, you need to be sure that you are installing the right program. As of October 2017, there are now two versions of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC. The names are important here. Adobe is rebranding the product that we have come to love over the past decade. What has called Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC or Lightroom v.6 in the past is now called *Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.* Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic is not the same as the brand new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC v1.0 program that was also introduced this week. If you are interested in upgrading to the new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC program, or if you are not currently an Adobe Creative Cloud customer, then this is not the right tutorial for you. For additional information on the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic upgrade process go to: https://www.focusphotoschool.com/how-to-upgrade-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-classic/ ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Setup The User Interface In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Setup The User Interface In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom One of the things that makes learning Adobe Photoshop Lightroom difficult is its complex User Interface. This is a program full of hidden buttons and secret settings. Now I know that a video tutorial on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom’s User Interface is pretty dull material but trust me! Your productivity will suffer if you fail to master these fundamental Lightroom skills. So please do yourself a favor and take charge of the elements that you see on your screen! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Add Textures With The Adobe Paper Pro Extension In Adobe Photoshop CC
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Add Textures With The Adobe Paper Pro Extension In Adobe Photoshop CC Learn how to add textures to your image using the *Adobe Paper Pro Extension* inside of Adobe Photoshop CC in this video tutorial excerpt. Adobe Creative Cloud customers can add the Adobe Paper Textures Pro Extension from Russell Preston Brown to their copy of Adobe Photoshop CC at https://creative.adobe.com/addons/products/791#.U_IfN0trz0A Learn how to take an image from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom over to Photoshop CC and then add more visual interest using the Adobe Paper Textures Pro extension in this tutorial. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Build a Website with Adobe Portfolio and Adobe Photoshop Lighroom CC
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Build a Website with Adobe Portfolio and Adobe Photoshop Lighroom CC What if I told you that you can build a fully-functional website even if you do not know anything about web design? What if I told you that publishing your own website will not cost you a dime, or require you to install any additional software, as long as you are an Adobe Creative Cloud customer? It's true. You can build a website right now just by levering the power of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC and the new https://www.myportfolio.com/ online website builder. I am not talking here about just uploading a gallery of images to some random social media platform. I am talking today about building a responsive, clean, modern website that looks great on any computer, tablet, or smartphone. Yes, there are a lot of buttons involved here. Yes, there are some tricky parts to Adobe Portfolio and there are definitely some features that could stand tighter integration with Lightroom. No, sadly this website is not e-commerce enabled but for a product that is free (with an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription) this is pretty nice. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Fix The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog Is Too New Error Message
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Fix The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog Is Too New Error Message A number of the photographers that I assist in private one-on-one Adobe Photoshop Lightroom technical support sessions have been reporting a similar error message lately. Each of these clients reports receiving an error message that says that their Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog "cannot be opened because it is too new to be used by this version of Lightroom." Usually this error message appears a few day after installing a Photoshop Lightroom update or upgrading from an older version of the Lightroom application. Fortunately, there is a quick and easy solution to this problem. If you encounter this error message on startup then all that you need to do is to tell your computer to open this Lightroom Catalog (your .lrcat file) using the most recently installed version of the Lightroom Application. In the Mac world, this is best done by right-clicking on your .lrcat file and using the Open With command. Windows users will find the same command with a right-click although so far I have mostly seen this error on computer's running the Mac operating system. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic (Brand New User)
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic For The Brand New User The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic installation process is not difficult, but unfortunately the program that you will downloaded from adobe.com provides minimal instruction. This lack of guidance often creates unnecessary confusion for brand new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic users. Unlike some other software programs, there are multiple steps involved in the Photoshop Lightroom installation process. Before you can install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic you must create an Adobe ID at adobe.com. The username and password that you register here are important. Be sure that you write down your new username and password! You will need to enter these details in again before you can proceed with the installation process. This tutorial is intended for brand new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users who need help installing Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic only. Please go to this one of these tutorial instead if you are a currently an Adobe Photoshop Lightroom user looking for advice on: How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic https://www.focusphotoschool.com/how-to-upgrade-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-classic/ How To Install Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 https://www.focusphotoschool.com/install-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-6-brand-new-lightroom-user/ ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use Keyword Sets in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use Keyword Sets in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Good keywords make searching through thousands of images inside of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom completely painless. Keywords are an invaluable organizational tool in Lightroom but most photographers dread the data-entry time required to add Keywords into every image. The trouble is that typing out keyword after keyword, image after image, is a daunting time-consuming task. One clever way to dramatically speed things up is by working with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's often-overlooked *Keyword Sets* function. Working with Keyword Sets makes adding Keywords incredibly efficient and push-button easy. For more on Using Keywords To Organize Your Images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom see https://youtu.be/yYQ99bLQcmU ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom To Dropbox Publish Service Plugin
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom To Dropbox Publish Service Plugin Adobe Photoshop Lightroom makes it easy to share small compressed copies of your images via email. Unfortunately though high-resolution files are often to large for direct delivery this way. The best solution: Install the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to Dropbox Plugin from the clever minds at http://www.alloyphoto.com. As you will see in this video tutorial excerpt, this fantastic Lightroom Publish Service plugin makes it super easy to upload full-resolution jpeg files to a private album (folder) inside of your Dropbox account. From there, it is a piece of cake to share a hyperlink via email with your friends and family so that they can download your high-res images to their own computer with a single mouse click. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Adobe Stock Publish Service In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Use The Adobe Stock Publish Service In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic includes a Publish Service option that will let anyone using Lightroom Classic submit their photos to the new Adobe Stock platform. Adobe Stock is a royalty free image marketplace that Adobe created from their acquisition of the Fotolia stock company a few years ago. This lesson focuses on the new Publish Service for two reasons. First, I think that microstock is an easy way for folks like me to earn a tiny amount of money from images that might otherwise have languished unseen forever on some old hard drive. Second, this is the perfect chance to show off the power of Metadata and Smart Collections once again. Learn more at http://www.focusphotoschool.com ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use White Balance in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic
 
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How To Use White Balance in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Learn how to use the Temperature and Tint Sliders in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic to fix the *White Balance* in your digital images in this video tutorial.. Our eyes are very good at perceiving consistent color under a variety of different light sources, but our digital cameras often fail to produce images that match the way that we see the world. When the White Balance in our camera is off our images exhibit unnatural color casts. We can use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic's White Balance controls to remove a distracting color cast and thus to make our images look more realistic. We can also use Lightroom's White Balance controls--the Temperature and the Tint sliders--to shape a more evocative mood in our photographs. Color is powerful stuff! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Map Module In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use The Map Module In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Adobe Photoshop Lightroom’s Map Module is a phenomenal organization tool for landscape and travel photographers like me. Although Photoshop Lightroom’s Map Module is one of the most useful features in the entire program it gets almost no publicity or praise. This is a shame because image organization for a photographer like me who loves to travel is so much easier once you understand what Lightroom's Map Module can do for you. Perhaps the power of Lightroom’s Map Module gets overlooked because of two myths and misunderstandings. *Myth #1:* There is a mistaken belief that you need to shoot with a camera that has a built in GPS receiver in order to use this Module. As you can see in the video tutorial excerpt above, this is not true at all. Adding GPS data to photographs that were not geotagged by the camera at the time of capture is literally drag-and-drop easy. *Myth #2:* There is a fear amongst some Lightroom users that including geo-referenced data in their files will broadcast their favorite shooting locations or compromise their privacy. This is definitely a meaningful concern but I assure you that there are strong safeguards built into Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to ensure that your privacy is indeed protected without missing out on the power of this fantastic organizational tool. I do not cover Lightroom's Location privacy controls in this short tutorial excerpt but I assure you that they are there and that I do explain them in-depth the complete HD version of this video lesson. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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The Merge To HDR Panorama Command In Adobe Lightroom Classic
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) The Merge To HDR Panorama Command In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic The new *Merge To HDR Panorama* command inside of the mid-October 2018 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic update can be a big timesaver when you are building huge high dynamic range panoramic images. This new feature makes building an image with an expanded tonal range, and a wider field of view than your camera can capture in a single shot, much easier as long as you begin the process with all the right frames. It’s the “beginning the process with all of the right frames part” though that remains the challenge here. If you really want top-notch results from your HDR Panoramic merges then you must do three things with your camera while you are out shooting. First, be sure to capture raw files that contain sufficient detail in the brightest or darkest parts of your scene. Your bracketed exposures do not need to capture the entire dynamic range that the human eye can see. If highlight details, for example, will be essential in your final composited HDR image then be sure that the darkest frames in your bracketed sequence include plenty of detail in their brightest pixels while you are out shooting. Second, be aware of anything that moving things are your enemy when you are shoot your brackets. If there are a lot of things moving around in front of your camera, like tree branches that are blowing in the wind, then expect less than ideal results when you merge all your raw files together. Ghosting, and other types of motion artifacts, are tell-tale signs of a bad HDR composite. Third, be sure to leave plenty of overlap as you move your camera around for your panorama. As a general rule, try to leave at least twenty-percent overlapping area in each frame. Also, try to keep the horizon as level as possible as you move your camera across the scene. None of the basic requirements for a good panoramic image change just because you are also capturing bracketed exposures for each segment of the final merged image. Creating high dynamic range panoramas is not something that most of us are likely to do very often even with this helpful new feature in Lightroom Classic. Still when it works, and where the situation warrants so much effort, the final results are fantastic! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Create The Color Splash Effect In Snapseed from Google
 
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How To Create The Color Splash Effect In Snapseed from Google Color splash, or the selective black and white look, is a popular image processing style that we can use to accentuate an eye-catching colorful subject against a stark black and white background. In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create the color splash effect using Snapseed’s hidden *Edit Stacks Masking Brush* feature. The color splash effect is another example of the incredible things that you can do with your mobile images using Snapseed from Google as you take your Masking Brush skills to the next level. If I may suggest, please only use this effect on images where the objects that you want to keep in color are easy to paint over. Unless you have endless free time, please don’t try the color splash trick on an image where you will need to paint over every leaf on a tree or every face in a crowd of hundreds. Save the color splash effect in Snapseed for shots where the painting is easy! ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The Crop Tool In Snapseed From Google
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use The Crop Tool In Snapseed From Google The *Crop Tool* in Snapseed from Google is not a terribly complicated feature but like so many things in this amazing App there is more to discover here then first meets the eye. Once Snapseed’s Crop Tool loads you will find two new buttons for this tool on the Toolbar at the bottom of your screen. The button on the right, the one that says Format on iOS Devices or Aspect Ratio on Android Devices, will bring up the Crop Aspect Ratio options. If you want the ability to set any rectangular shape that you want for your crop then tap on the Free option. With Free Crop selected, you can drag the cropping frame around using any of the corners to change the visible part of your image. The Free Crop option is the right choice when you only want to keep part of your original photo and you don’t care whether or not your finished product will fit perfectly into a fixed layout. There are times though when unrestricted cropping can be quite frustrating. It is hard to drag both sides of the crop frame in to make an absolutely perfect square, for use on Instagram for example, when the Free Crop option is enabled. But fear not. This is where Snapseed’s Crop Ratio options really shine. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level! FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level! Certified Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom Expert David Marx.
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Changing Colors With The Graduated Filter in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Change Colors With The Graduated Filter in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Learn how to improve the colors in a landscape photograph using the *Graduated Filter Tool* in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. In this video excerpt, I stress the importance of photographing warm and cool colors together. This warm vs. color color contrast is something that the human eye loves and enhancing these elements always adds pop to our photographs. Learning how to use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool well will add punch and impact to your landscape and travel images. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use Color and Luminance Range Masks In Adobe Lightroom Classic
 
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How To Use Color and Luminance Range Masks In Adobe Lightroom Classic The *Color Range Mask* and *Luminance Mask* tools in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic are a great way to bring more precision to your local adjustments. Thanks to these new masking tools we can make much more precise changes to our images while working with Lightroom Classic's Adjustment Brush Tool, Radial Filter and Graduated Filter tools. The Color Range Mask selects areas based on the colors that you sample using a new Color Range Selector tool whereas the Luminance Range Mask selects pixels based on their brightness value. To use the Color Range Mask, you must first create some type of local change using either the Graduated Filter, the Radial Filter, or the Adjustment Brush tool. Once you have created a local change then you can select Color from the new Range Mask drop-down menu. Next, use the new eyedropper tool (Color Range Selector) to target the colors that you want this local change to affect. For greater accuracy, click and drag rectangles around the colors that you want to select and / or use the SHIFT key to add up to five sample points. Finally, adjust the Amount slider to expand or contract the edges of your new mask. Holding down the ALT key while you drag these sliders to see its effect on the selected areas. Dragging either of these sliders to the right softens the mask and includes more areas. Dragging these sliders to the left contracts your mask and gives it harder edges. It’s always tempting to drag the Amount / Smoothness sliders all the way down to zero but I warn you that doing so will often create unnatural artifacts and edges in your image. A little spill, a little softness, in our masks is generally a good thing. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use The White Balance Tool In Snapseed From Google
 
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How To Use The White Balance Tool In Snapseed From Google We use the term White Balance when we are talking about color correction in digital photography. Our smartphones are pretty good at creating images where the colors match our expectations most of the time but there are circumstances when the camera simply gets it wrong. Times like this call for color correction using the *White Balance Tool* in Snapseed from Google. In addition to color correction in our mobile photos, there are also times when we intentionally want to shift the colors around in our photography to intentionally create a different mood. Fortunately in Snapseed v.2 there is now an easy way to change the color of your image on both Android and iOS devices. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use Noise Reduction In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use Noise Reduction In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom When we talk about noise in digital photography we are not talking about something audible. "Noise" in this context refers to the statical math concept of signal to noise ratio. Noise here refers to the quantity of real vs. false information that the sensor records when you click the trigger. Noise in this context means the false colored pixels that the sensor mistakenly recorded while the shutter was open. With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's help we can make images that are acceptably clean even when our original capture was a mess. But the noise reduction comes at a price. We get rid of the noise by adding blur in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. The more noise reduction that your image needs then the more blur that we must introduce into an otherwise crisp image using Lightroom's Noise Reduction sliders. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Sorting with the Pick and Reject Flags In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic
 
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Sorting with the Pick and Reject Flags In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Learn how to use the *Pick and Reject Flags,* and the Auto Advance Mode, in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic to dramatically speed up your initial sorting through a block of new images. The Pick and Reject Flags, and the Auto Advance Mode, are a tremendous help during that initial sort through a batch of new images but don’t forget to use to other features like the Stars or Colored Labels to mark your favorite images. Never forget that the Pick and Reject Flags are not Metadata and that Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic cannot save these markings into your file’s XMP Metadata notation block. The Pick and Reject Flags, and Auto Advance Mode, are wonderful tools in Lightroom Classic but there is a time and a place for them. These are features that I use often but you need to understand when to turn these tools on and when to turn them off again. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Remove Noise With Nik Dfine 2 & Adobe Lightroom Classic
 
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How To Remove Noise With Nik Dfine 2 & Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic (Basics) Nik Dfine 2 is part of the Nik Software Collection. Nik Dfine 2 is a specialty product. Unlike Adobe Lightroom CC, or Adobe Photoshop CC, Dfine 2's sole purpose is noise reduction. This plugin only does one thing and it does it well. Dfine actually studies your images and automatically adjusts its settings so that more details are retained unlike the noise reduction algorithms in Adobe Lightroom. Working with the basic noise reduction controls in Nik Dfine is fairly straightforward. What is not as easy is to learn however is how to connect Nik Dfine with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic. In this video tutorial I will teach you how to setup Nik Dfine 2 as an External Editor Preset so that you can launch it directly from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic. Using Nik Dfine 2 this way is fine but it is not my favorite way to use this powerful utility. For more control I strongly recommend learning how to use the Nik Dfine 2 plugin on a Smart Object Layer inside of Adobe Photoshop CC. To learn how you can use Nik Dfine, Lightroom, and Adobe Photoshop together for maximum precision and noise reduction see: https://youtu.be/eLYLN3u0G2U ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Moving Your Photos To A Larger Hard Drive Without Upsetting Lightroom Classic
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Move Your Photos To A Larger Hard Drive Without Upsetting Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic You would think that moving your entire photo library from a small drive over to a bigger disk would be easy, but for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic users this is actually a rather complex process. In this video tutorial, I am going to show you how to move all of your photos to a larger hard drive without upsetting Lightroom Classic. I need to stress that what I do in this video is not an image backup system. What we are going to do today is to replace one storage device with another. The link below will take you to my in-depth tutorial on how to backup all of your photography and your Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog using external hard drives: https://www.focusphotoschool.com/adobe-photoshop-lightroom/adobe-photoshop-lightroom-setup/lightroom-backup/ As you will see throughout this video, I am going to use a wonderful utility called *Carbon Copy Cloner* for this project. Mac users, follow the link below to download a free trial version of this wonderful software. https://bombich.com/ There is a free utility from Microsoft out there called the *Windows SyncToy* for you PC users that will just fine for this project. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=15155 If you are playing along with the Windows SyncToy then be sure that you nail down the Windows drive letter assignment system for all of your external devices before you begin this project. And be sure to set up a one-way, a left to right, style sync only. Two-way syncing could be disastrous for you Windows users! Finally, I need to warn you that there is an element of risk involved in this process. Moving all of your photos to a larger hard drive without upsetting Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic is nothing to fear but this is serious business. So please rewind this video as often as you need and don't jump into this process until you are sure that you have redundant reliable backups. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Upgrade To Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 The latest version of Adobe Photoshop CC was released last week. This is a free upgrade for Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers. I have not found anything in the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2017release yet that I would call "revolutionary" but the latest version of the world's most powerful image-enhancement software does include some interesting new features. Adobe's Creative Cloud software distribution system makes downloading and installing this new software easier but you definitely want to know what you are doing before you begin the Upgrade process. It is always a good idea to make a complete backup of your computer before undertaking any major software change like installing this new version of Adobe Photoshop CC. (See https://www.focusphotoschool.com/adobe-photoshop-lightroom/adobe-photoshop-lightroom-setup/professional-grade-backup-plans/ for advice on making a robust backup of your images and your computer) Often the hardest part of upgrading from one version of Adobe Photoshop CC to another is keeping your third-party plugins from disappearing. So in this video tutorial, I cover the upgrade process first for Photoshop CC 2017 and then I continue on and explain how to keep things like your Google Nik Software or Macphun plugins from disappearing. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Working with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC
 
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(PREVIEW) Working with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop CC are a team. These two programs are the ultimate image enhancement one-two punch when used properly together. Unfortunately though, the back and forth between these two powerful professional-grade programs confuses a lot of photographers. Using both programs together is complicated business. Photoshop Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop CC are a tremendous creative duo but there is a very methodical pattern that you must follow if you want to keep things running smoothly. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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Develop Presets vs. Camera Profiles In Adobe Lightroom Classic
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) Develop Presets vs. Camera Profiles In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic I have been getting lots of questions recently about the difference between *Develop Presets* and the new *Camera Profiles* feature inside of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic. Although these two features have a lot in common on the surface, there are some important differences in the way that they function inside of your image enhancement workflow. Lightroom Develop Presets are shortcuts that store Develop slider settings. When you apply a Develop Preset to an image in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic, you are applying a recipe that says move slider X to position Y every time. Camera Profiles also apply an overall look to your photo but they leave all of your Develop sliders unchanged. Since Camera Profiles alter the way that Lightroom interprets the underlying color data, or the level of contrast, in your original raw file they can produce looks that are impossible to achieve using any of Lightroom’s Develop sliders only. I like to think of the Camera Profile as if it was the type of film that you might have loaded into your camera back in the film photography days. Choosing a high-saturation, high-contrast, “film” will give your landscape and travel photos extra pop. For a portrait session, or a foggy day, using a lower-saturation profile makes more sense. In addition, you can fine tune the strength of a Creative Profile with the new Amount slider in a way that Develop Presets cannot match without additional plugins. In the end, clever Lightroom Classic users learn to use both of these features at different stages of their image processing routine. Both features have tremendous value, and offer unique time-saving capabilities, when used properly. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Share Images Using The Adobe Lightroom CC App For Mobile App
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) How To Share Images Using The Adobe Lightroom CC App For Mobile App Learn how to share your images with friends and family using the Adobe Lightroom CC App for iOS and Android mobile devices in this new tutorial. The Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile App makes sending out a copy of your favorite photographs via email or social media super simple. You can choose to add a visible watermark to the images that you distribute via email, or social media, in no time too using the Adobe Lightroom CC for iOS and Android Apps. Best of all, Adobe Lightroom CC's new *Share To Web* feature makes creating a nice clean webpage for your favorite photographs push-button easy. To see the webpage that I created using the Share To Web feature in Adobe Lightroom CC for iOS go to: https://lightroom.adobe.com/shares/ccd2395b72194577921efd2daef0ab41 ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How to Format An External Hard Drive Mac OS X 10
 
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(FREE TUTORIAL) This video tutorial demonstrates how to format an external hard drive using Mac OS X.10.10. Regardless of the brand or model, the very first thing that you must do when you buy a brand new external hard drive is to format it properly for your computer. Please format your new disk immediately. Format it before you start using it for backup or for additional file storage. *Warning:* It is essential that you format your new hard drive right away, before you start using the drive, because the formatting process removes everything that lives on the external disk. You can reformat a drive at anytime using Mac OS X but doing so wipes the drive clean. Please do not reformat a drive that you have been using until you are sure that you will not loose anything important when the disk gets wiped clean. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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The New Auto Button: Artificial Intelligence And Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
 
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(PREVIEW) The New Auto Button: Artificial Intelligence And Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Buried inside of the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic 7.1 update, which was released in December of 2017, is a fascinating little change. In the Lightroom 7.1 update, the old feeble Auto-Tone button has been replaced with a new *Auto* option. This new Auto exposure and saturation adjustment feature, which uses Artificial Intelligence, works so much better than its predecessor! From what I understand, Adobe has built an advanced neural network machine that is capable of learning from gigantic data sets. When this artificial intelligence program is given enough information to sort through it can recognize patterns and then it can teach itself to automate certain tasks. In our case, Adobe Sensei watched how a group of professional photographers tuned up thousands of images using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and then it began to draw its own conclusions. When we press the new Auto button now, I believe that Adobe's algorithm says to itself that “this image matches the style of thousands of other images that I have studied." Next, the algorithm says something like "I need to move the sliders in Lightroom's Basic Panel this way" to make this image look more like those for you and that is how we are getting this vastly improved results. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use Lightroom And DxO Optics Pro Together For Noise Reduction
 
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How To Use Lightroom And DxO Optics Pro Together For Advanced Noise Reduction I demonstrate my Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic to DxO Optic Pro workflow for improved noise reduction in this video tutorial. Working with both programs together takes a few extra minutes and it adds a couple of additional steps into my workflow but it is easy. For someone like me, for someone who routinely shoots images at high ISO settings and who is completely obsessed with image quality, these extra steps are worth it. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic and DxO OpticsPro Elite Edition are both top-notch raw image processing programs. For many years, these two programs were locked in direct competition for the best in raw image processing technology. Today Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is the more robust image management solution and the better choice for the typical digital photography workflow. But some of DxO OpticsPro Elite Edition's tools, particularly its PRIME Noise Reduction technology, are more powerful than the options that are currently available inside of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic's Develop Module. Thanks to DxO’s new Export to Lightroom Classic Plugin moving a raw file from one program to other and back again is painless. ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Make A Black And White Photo Using Snapseed From Google 1080p
 
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There are many ways to turn a color image into a black and white photo using Snapseed from Google. In this tutorial, I will show you two different ways that you can drop the color away and create an engaging black and white masterpiece. Each of the methods that I demonstrate in this video has its own unique advantages. Desaturating your image using the *Saturation* control in Snapseed’s Tune Image toolset is the fastest and easiest way to shift a color image into a black and white. Although this method works well on some images, this is not the most sophisticated route from color to black and white. The *Noir Filter* is an excellent option to try when desaturating is not enough to give your images the monochrome look that your heart desires. Noir is designed to create moody, cinematic black and white images with darkroom-inspired toning and wash effects. Finally, the *Black & White Filter* provides professional-grade precision. The Color Filters option, which is available only inside of Snapseed from Google's Black & White Filter, provides the utmost control over the color to black and white conversion process. ----------- Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Use Boundary Warp in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic
 
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(PREVIEW) How To Use Boundary Warp in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic The new *Boundary Warp* tool, which was introduced in a recent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic update, stretches the edges of a multi-frame panoramic merge so that the image comes closer to filling up the entire rectangular frame. This additional tool can dramatically improves some panoramic composites. Boundary Warp is particularly useful when creating panoramic images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom when you do not have things like buildings near the edge of your frame. Note: The Boundary Warp feature is only available for Adobe Creative Cloud customers. Lightroom 6 customers, unfortunately, are unable to access this new feature. For more on the new Merge To Panorama feature in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom see https://youtu.be/ploKHleiA1k ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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How To Remove Noise Using Nik Dfine 2, Adobe Photoshop CC, & Lightroom
 
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How To Remove Noise Using Nik Dfine 2, Adobe Photoshop CC, & Adobe Lightroom It is hard to beat the combination of Nik Dfine 2, Adobe Photoshop CC, and Adobe Lightroom for powerful digital camera noise reduction. Nik Dfine 2 is part of the DxO Nik Software Collection. Nik Dfine 2 is a specialty product unlike Adobe Photoshop Lightroom or Photoshop CC. Nik Dfine’s sole purpose is noise reduction. Dfine actually studies your images and automatically adjusts its settings so that more fine details are retained. In this video tutorial, I will teach you how to send a copy of a noisy photo from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic over to Adobe Photoshop CC and then into Nik Dfine 2 on a Smart Object Layer for precise noise reduction. This is an advanced tutorial. For the basics of Nik Dfine 2 see: https://youtu.be/n8poC2UsbFU ------------ Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom CC for Mobile, Snapseed from Google, and more with our complete video training courses at http://www.focusphotoschool.com. FocusPhotoSchool.com subscribers receive unlimited access to hundreds of in-depth video tutorials from Adobe Certified Lightroom and Photoshop CC Expert David Marx. Visit our website today to take your photography to the next level!
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