While we love the speed of sending photos to friends and family by email, sometimes we just like to make our own print to display. It's so satisfying to take a photo, make adjustments, then see a print of it on the wall! If you’re printing to a … Click to continue
How do I export photos from Lightroom Classic?
You have all your photos in Lightroom, and you've edited them beautifully, but now, how do you get them out? Perhaps to take them to be printed? Or to email to a friend? To export your finished photos, select them and then go to File menu > … Click to continue
What does resolution mean? And what is PPI?
We often hear about resolution and PPI. But what do they mean? How do they interact? And how do you know which settings to select for different uses? Why is resolution important? When digital photographers speak of image size, they’re … Click to continue
How do I add a graphical watermark to my photos?
Last week we looked at adding a text watermark to our photos. We often use this to identify us as the photographer. But you may prefer to use a graphical watermark, perhaps to add your signature. Or businesses often want to include their logo. How do … Click to continue
How do I add a text watermark to my photos?
Some photographers use a subtle watermark to ‘sign’ their artwork. Others use it as part of their branding, promoting their website. Many believe a watermark helps to discourage people from stealing their photographs. All Lightroom versions allow you … Click to continue
The Turning Gate’s Client Response Gallery
You may have looked at Lightroom's Web module and decided the galleries are... well... a little boring. Taken straight out of the box, that might be a fair comment, but there are some fantastic third-party galleries that stretch the limits well … Click to continue
What PPI setting should I enter in the Export dialog?
The PPI (Pixels Per Inch) setting, or Resolution, is generally irrelevant as long as the overall pixel dimensions are correct. As a side point, DPI refers to Dots Per Inch, which doesn’t apply to digital images until they’re dots on a piece of … Click to continue
Lightroom Calendars for 2014
How about a nice little Lightroom project for the weekend? 2014 is coming up quickly - do you have your calendar yet? What if you could easily make a 2014 calendar in Lightroom, featuring your own favorite photos? Now you can! So what will you … Click to continue
Lightroom Calendars for 2012
How about a nice little Lightroom project for the weekend? 2012 is coming up quickly - do you have your calendar yet? What if you could easily make a 2012 calendar in Lightroom, featuring your own favorite photos? So what will you … Click to continue
Don't know quite where to start with designing your own watermark? Feel free to download the examples below and adapt them to your own needs, or just use them to give you a few ideas. Need a really obvious watermark? Then how about … Click to continue
An inventive use of print templates
I do love to see the inventive ways that people find to use Lightroom's many tools, and this one really caught my eye... Ariana Falerni has just released a set of room images and Lightroom Print Templates that allow you to preview groups of photos … Click to continue