April 26, 2021

What if I told you there was a way to have cohesive galleries every time you edit. There is! And the best part? It only adds a couple of minutes to your editing time. This keyboard shortcut will enable you to deliver consistent and cohesive galleries EVERY TIME. If you get in the habit of […]

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April 21, 2021

Whenever possible I use keyboard shortcuts while editing, because it saves me so much time! And this keyboard shortcut is one I use EVERY day on EVERY gallery I edit! It is a quick and easy way to increase or decrease the exposure on an image, by 1 stop, simply by pressing the + and […]

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April 19, 2021

Did you know that Lightroom has 6 different background color options? That’s right! As an editor we have 6 colors to choose from when deciding what color background we want to edit on. There is Black, Darker Gray, Dark Grey, Medium Grey, Light Grey, and White. Here are a few of the options below.  With […]

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April 16, 2021

Why do you do, what you do? Do you know you’re WHY? I absolutely LOVE what I do, for so many reasons. I love the flexibility, of being in control of my schedule, and I love the comfort of working from home. More than that, however, I absolutely love enabling my clients to take their […]

April 14, 2021

This might be my favorite hack in Lightroom! I edit this way EVERY day with EVERY gallery I edit. It quite literally, is my secret weapon. editing in reference mode is my secret weapon As a professional editor it is crucial to deliver consistent, cohesive galleries. Editing in Reference Mode allows you to do just […]

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April 14, 2021

Weekly, I have someone ask me if they need to be a photographer to do what I do. Or they will say, “Well, if I only knew how to use Lightroom, I would give it a try.” And I often hear, “I am too old to do what you do!”  And to all of those […]

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April 13, 2021

As I talked about yesterday, straightening an image in Lightroom seems like it should be a no-brainer. After all, how hard could it be? But as with most tools in Lightroom, there is more than one way to straighten and/or crop a photo within the Lightroom interface. So how do you know which one to […]

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April 12, 2021

When you think about how to straighten an image in Lightroom, it seems like a no-brainer. After all, how hard could it be?  But as with most tools in Lightroom, there is more than one way to straighten and/or crop a photo within the Lightroom interface. So how do you know which one to use? […]

April 7, 2021

Have you ever found yourself wanting to zoom in on a particular spot on an image, but couldn’t get close enough.  Yay, me too. And boy was it frustrating! But zooming in-and-out on an image in Lightroom is really very fast and easy, once you know how. But in typical Lightroom fashion, there is more than […]

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April 5, 2021

As an editor there are many times I need to see a before and after view while editing. Before I learned these quick and easy shortcuts, I was hesitant to do it. I thought the only way to see the ‘before’ view was to hit the ‘reset’ button, which would take me back to the […]

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