Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Unable To Backup Lightroom Catalog

Recently it was brought to our attention by a fellow photo nerd in our community that Lightroom CC 2015.8/Lightroom 6.8, you are unable to back up your catalog when exiting the application. This only seems to be a problem with the versions described and Adobe is aware of the issue. With that said, we are hopeful that in an upcoming Lightroom update this will be resolved, however, in the meanwhile here is what you should know. Issue In Lightroom CC 2015.8/Lightroom 6.8, you...

Make A Straight Line In Lightroom

In this video, Photonerds University will show you a second way to use the Adjustment Brush and some Keyboard Shortcuts to adjust the middle of the photograph inside of Lightroom. Recently, we used this killer tip in a similar way to create some Light Rays by making two separate sized brushes and holding the shift key before click our mouse to make a v-shaped straight line. In this video we will do the same thing, however, the difference is that we will...

Make Light Rays In Lightroom

This video isn't really about how to make light rays in Lightroom although we will, in fact, show you how to do it. There is much more about the process of making light rays in a photograph that can be used on lots of photographs in many different ways. Our hope is that you learn some of these tricks and apply them in other edits when possible. Recently, we discussed how to change opacity, of a local adjustment in the Develop...

Opacity In Lightroom

Did you know that you can dial in the perfect amount of adjustment, even after it has been applied, by using an optional Opacity adjustment in Lightroom? If you are familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Layers, then you probably already know that Layers offers the ability to dial back an adjustment amount with an Opacity slider. This allows you the perfect amount of control when applying changes to a photograph. What you may not know is that there are three local adjustment...

One.On.One. with Leland L.

Today we look into our One.On.One. Mentoring Session with Leland L. Main topic of discussion, How to blend 2 or more photos using HDR or High Dynamic Range techniques in Adobe Lightroom. The Session: If you are a returning student, before each Mentoring Session begins, we try to always pose the question, "what did you practice, have troubles with or want to work on today". Questions like these can guide the remaining one-hour session for that appointment. Today we asked Leland the...