The Quick Develop panel in the Library module looks a bit basic, doesn't it! Many ignore it, going straight to the Develop Module for editing. But Quick Develop is a hidden gem! Why? Auto Tone First, it makes the Auto Tone button easily … Click to continue
Should you use Lightroom Develop presets?
A few days ago I updated the list of free and paid Develop preset downloads, and spent some time experimenting with some of the downloaded presets. Like most things, presets have pros and cons. Applying a preset is an easy way to try a variety of … Click to continue
Why won’t my white balance sync?
This one catches all of us out at some time or other... The white balance is perfect on photo A, so you sync the settings to photo B... but it doesn't change. So you try it again... and it still doesn't change. Why? As Shot is the key. If photo … Click to continue
If I can use all of Lightroom’s controls on JPEG files, why would I still want to shoot in my camera’s raw file format?
Extract from Adobe Lightroom 2 - The Missing FAQ Think of it this way... did you ever play with colored modeling clay when you were a child? Imagine you’ve got a ready made little model, made out of a mixture of different colors, and you’ve … Click to continue
Why do my photos change color? Also known as ‘Why did Lightroom mess up my photos?’
Extract from Adobe Lightroom 2 - The Missing FAQ When the first preview appears, it looks just like it did on the camera, and then that disappears and it applies other settings. How do I turn that off? The initial preview you’re seeing is the … Click to continue