February 10, 2022

Before you read this post, make sure you have seen PART 1, which includes a how-to YouTube video as well. You don’t want to miss any of the editing tips + tricks I use everyday as a professional editor, to get gorgeous skin tones! Every week, I get questions about skin tones. Questions such as, […]

November 2, 2021

This is part of an on-going series. On Instagram I get questions every week on subjects surrounding what I do. Subjects such as,  Lightroom Questions Editing Questions And questions about what it is like to be a professional photo editor. I make every effort to answer at least 1-2 of those question every week on […]

November 1, 2021

It is no secret that everyone wants to achieve perfect skin tones in their images. Skin that radiates and glows, with luminescence, while maintaining that true-to-life appeal. But the question is how? How can you achieve that?! Most folks head the the Temp + Tint sliders at the top of the Basic Panel, in the […]

October 25, 2021

The Lightroom Smart Previews feature is one that changed the way millions of photographers (and editors) organize digital images and use those images within Lightroom. In fact, as an editor, I consider it one of the most useful and innovative features in Lightroom to date! With the use of Smart Previews it has made transferring files between […]

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October 12, 2021

If you have edited for any length of time, you know it’s the fine adjustments we make, that can sometimes be the hardest. You know the tweaks I am talking about, ie. bumping the exposure a couple of points, bringing down the shadows by 5 points, etc. I know you photographers and editors reading this […]

October 4, 2021

What is The Difference Between Lightroom Profiles & Presets? If you have been in the photo industry for 10 minutes, then you have heard about Lightroom Presets. But you might not have heard of Lightroom Profiles? Those haven’t been around as long. And many photographers and editors have not heard of them or ever tried […]

September 20, 2021

When I am editing photos on the go, I always use the Lightroom Mobile App. For the highest quality phone edits, there is nothing that can beat it. And it’s so simple to use. If you want to see just how simple, download my FREE Lightroom Mobile Course. You will be amazed how easy Lightroom […]

September 15, 2021

In this blog post I am going to show you how to import presets into Lightroom. I will show you the process for both Lightroom Classic (the desktop version) and Lightroom Mobile (the phone version). It is a different process for both versions. In fact, the desktop version of Lightroom and the Mobile version of […]

September 13, 2021

If you knew how easy it was to create your own presets in Lightroom, you would probably never buy another preset! And I am going to show you how to do just that, in today’s blog post. I will be teaching you how to create a Black and White preset today, but you can use […]

September 8, 2021

The Lock Screen, or sometimes referred to as the Second Monitor, is very similar to editing in Reference Mode. If you are unfamiliar with using Reference Mode, watch this tutorial first. When editing in Reference Mode you edit images in a side-by-side view. The image on the left serves as your anchor image, meaning the […]

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