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How to Soften Skin in Lightroom CC

By far the coolest way to soften skin inside of Lightroom CC. This will show you first how to select only the skin and then soften the skin to perfection. The basics of this how to video all comes from making a perfect selection of the thing we need to fix. In this case, the skin is that thing we are looking to make changes to but how do we make a selection without grabbing things we don't want. Since this...

Color Spaces, Left Brain Thinking!

As a photographer you are confronted with many settings beyond the exposure triangle basics. One of the many settings is color space. You can typically set this in your camera and then again in post processing. So lets talk about what it is and what your options are.   What is color space? It is simply a range of colors that can be displayed in an image. There is an overall visible spectrum of color that the human eye can see. The...

White Balance Presets in Lightroom

How to apply Lightroom's White Balance Presets to a JPEG file? White Balance presets will work on RAW but not JPEG, why? Let us explain. Wether or not you can use Lightroom's built-in presets to adjust the white balance in your photo, really comes down to which file type you have. If your camera is set to RAW then you can use the built in White Balance presets in Lightroom with no problem at all. However, if your camera is set to...

Golden Ratio, Left Brain Thinking!

One of the most commonly talked about compositional rules is "The rule of thirds". Most cameras are set up with grids in the view finder to help you with this rule. I mean, even your phone probably has this feature. Its a great rule. It can certainly add intrigue to your images. There is a little spin though that can take this concept to another level...

How to apply Selective Color in Lightroom CC

Let Photonerds University demonstrate How to do Selective Color In Lightroom CC. While we are not huge fans of this trick, we do believe that Selective Color has a place in the world. Top Brands like Nike, Adidas, Gatorade, just to new a few, use this technique to draw attention to a message all the time. Unfortunately, it seems to be highly overused and a bit tacky everywhere else, however, we still get asked all the time how to do it....

Fake Depth of Field in Lightroom

For some photographers, camera settings, dials and compositions come quickly and easily. For other photographers, especially if you are just starting out, all the many things to think of can be a bit overwhelming and you may miss the mark creatively from time to time. When it comes to depth of field this is true but other times you may think that you applied the right amount of aperture only to find out later on that it wasn't shallow enough...