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
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
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