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New Lightroom Preset System

The brand new Cuba Gallery two step Lightroom processing will revolutionise your color grading. The Color Grading+ and Lightmap+ presets work in tandem to give you a highly flexible and powerful processing tool. The Color Grade+ presets adjust hue … [Read more]

Using the Lightroom Preset system – Desaturated Preset and Left Glow Preset

Here is the Desaturate Preset in action, combined with the Left Glow Preset to add light and shape to the image. The combination of the two Lightroom Presets give a distinct level of flexibility and speed. It is an incredibly quick way to bring an … [Read more]

Using Shortcuts for Quick and Easy Straightening

Happy Tuesdays everybody. Check out this great tip from Benjamin Warde — it’s less than 60-seconds long, but the shortcuts he shares can save you time all year long — really handy stuff! So, without further ado, it’s this Tuesday’s … [Read more]

Tweaking and Editing Your HDR Pano

So, this is kind of a Part 2 of the tutorial I did on Monday about creating an HDR Pano. In that part, we created the HDR Pano. In this part, we do some editing in tweaking, with options for doing it all in Lightroom (with the optional help of a free … [Read more]

The New Issue of Lightroom Magazine is Here

If you’re a KelbyOne Member, when you log-in to the member’s site, click on the Magazines link, and you’ll find the new issue (and a ton of back issues) right there. NEW COLUMNISTS We are very excited to add European Lightroom Guru … [Read more]

Lightroom Mobile’s Hidden “Burst Mode” Button

Happy Friday everybody! Here’s a little tip I picked up from Adobe’s own Julieanne Kost, and it’s where Lightroom Mobile’s built-in camera’s “Burst Mode” is hidden on the iPhone. In Apple’s own camera, … [Read more]

Q&A About “The Gallery at KelbyOne” and How To Get Your Own Gallery Opening

Happy Monday everybody — glad to have you here. So, last week on “The Grid” my wife Kalebra was our guest on the show, and we started the show sharing one of her ideas that has come to life. In short, here’s how it works: … [Read more]

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Kaylee Greer!

I know this is a line that’s probably really expected from me, but I’m gonna say it anyway: I am so EXCITED!!! Why, you ask?! Because I just recently got back from spending an amazing week down in Tampa, Florida with the KelbyOne crew filming my new … [Read more]

Don’t Make This Portfolio Mistake

Hi Gang and Happy Friday. I wanted to talk briefly about something I see on a pretty regular basis when doing portfolio reviews or even just looking at another photographers work. It’s something that really weakens their portfolio, and so in … [Read more]

Create a Photo Manipulation of Alice in Wonderland

Learn how to this surreal photo manipulation of an Alice in Wonderland on amazing and surreal atmosphere with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your amazing atmosphere and adventure tales with realistic shadows and … [Read more]

Create a Sunset Landscape Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a beautiful sunset landscape . You’ll learn how to combine different stocks into a cohesive scene using adjustment layers, masking and brush . You’ll also work with lighting, practice retouching and … [Read more]

How Lightroom’s Survey Mode Makes Finding Your Best Image Faster and Easier

Hi Gang! It’s 2017 — I’m back to work — let’s not waste any time. I did a short tutorial on Lightroom’s very awesome Survey Mode, which is great for helping you find the best image (from a group of very similar images) much … [Read more]

5 Tips For Using a Wacom Tablet With Lightroom

Hi Gang: This is one of those classic “best of” posts from Matt that was so good, and so helpful, that I wanted to share it with all the new folks here on blog (and for those who might have missed it the first time around. If you’re … [Read more]

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Justin Van Leeuwen!

Commercial photographers are tasked with producing salable imagery in a client-driven environment; we’re hired to help create an image that itself is a product, and that often means that we’re working to a client’s specifications. In a busy year that … [Read more]

How to Create a Mysterious Matte Painting Landscape in Photoshop

Learn how to create this beautiful mountain landscape in Photoshop. This tutorial shows how to develop a amazing and meditative landscape of the mysterious East theme out of a plain background using photo manipulation, photo montage techniques … [Read more]

Create a Vintage Style Poster in Photoshop

This tutorial demonstrates techniques to create a vintage style poster in Photoshop. We will also be using Illustrator for some simple operations. This is a fairly straight forward tutorial utilizing Photoshop’s drawing tools and composition … [Read more]

Quick Tip: The Correct Way to Create Curved Text

Insignias and retro logos are popular and many of them have some sort of text along a curved path. Most people use the Text Warp tool but it ends up deforming the text. In this tutorial, you’ll learn why they look deformed and how you can properly … [Read more]

Create a Surreal, Emotional Underground Scene Photo Manipulation

Learn how to create this amazing surreal underground scene with a heart created from branches and scattering leaves! This photo manipulation tutorial will teach you various techniques such as blending, complex masking, painting, working with groups, … [Read more]

Getting “Photoshop-like” Guides in Lightroom

This is a quick, handy-little feature that was added in a Lightroom CC update and if you didn’t know it was there, you might miss it altogether. Check out the short video below. Hope you found that helpful Hey, since I know you’re in to … [Read more]

Quick Tip on Using Lightroom’s Target Adjustment Tool

It’s time for another Lightroom Coffee Break with Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde. This time, in just 44-seconds, he shows you how and why you’d want to use Lightroom’s Targeted Adjustment Tool. Pretty handy tool, and one I use … [Read more]