Monthly Archives: September 2016

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How to Use a Hue and Saturation Adjustment Layer

Unlock a powerful, secret adjustment tool hidden inside of the Hue and Saturation Adjustment Layer in Photoshop CC. Yes, you can certainly target specific colors from inside of the HSL Panel inside of Lightroom CC, this is true. But unfortunately, you can not target these colors more specifically than you can from the inside of Photoshop by using a similar feature called the Hue and Saturation Adjustment layer. The fact of the matter is that the targeted slider feature inside of Photoshop's...

How To Quick Develop in Lightroom

The Quick Develop panel in the Library module gives you the convenience of quickly applying color and tone adjustments to one or more photos without leaving the Library module. Adjustments made to multiple photos using the Quick Develop panel are relative, not absolute. Any Quick Develop settings you make are recorded in the History panel of the Develop module, and corresponding slider controls adjust accordingly in the Basic panel. Note: Click the triangle  button on the right side of any section in...

One.On.One. with Steven B.

The Story: In this week's Student Lounge, we bring you an image capture by Steven B. Recently Steve, a current and long time Student enrolled in the Lightroom / Photoshop Photonerds Mentoring Program, traveled to Tanzania Africa on a photography safari hosted by Thompson Safaris. This was not Steven's first trip to Africa, in fact, we have helped him edit other images from previous trips to the area. However, this time, Steve had captured the image you see below of a young...

6 ways to compose a photo in Lightroom with Crop Overlay

Friday Quickie: 6 ways to compose a photo in Lightroom using crop overlay not using rule of thirds. Friday Quickies are super easy, quick Lightroom tips showing you techniques that take little to no time at all. In this video we show you 6 ways to compose an image using Lightroom Crop Overlay. Most often it is the Rule of Thirds that gets talked about. But there are many other compositional rules to use and Lightroom has a way of helping you...

How to Organize your Layers 3 easy ways in Photoshop CC

The more you use Photoshop the more skilled you will become. And with greater skill comes more complex layer styles and options. However it doesn't have to be hard to follow along with all the adjustments you have made inside of Photoshop. Photonerds will show you 3 easy ways to organize your layers in photoshop making things cleaner, neater and easier to follow. 1. How to group your layers in photoshop. 2. How to rename your layers in photoshop. 3. How to color code...

How to Find & Re-link Missing Photos in Lightroom

How to find and re-link missing photos in lightroom? Adobe Lightroom CC. Library Module. This is an easy and common mistake to make for new Lightroom users. Even advanced Lightroom users and professionals make this mistake from time to time. The key is knowing how to fix the problem once it happens. In this YouTube video, Photonerds will show you how to find and re-link missing photos in lightroom. As well, they will discuss why it happens and how to not let...

3 Ways How to rotate your photo in Lightroom?

If your image is sideways Photonerds will show you how to turn it right side up with these advanced Lightroom techniques. The first option is to use the directional arrows in Lightroom to rotate your photo. The second option is to use keyboard shortcut keys to rotate your photo. The third option is to use the spray paint can to rotate your photos. The Lightroom paint tool is fun and different but super effective. Each of these 3 ways is easy to apply and...