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Hands On with Lightroom's Profile Feature

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Hands On with Lightroom's Profile Feature

This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series. If you are shooting in RAW format (as compared to JPEG), your files may appear dull and lackluster. The reason for this is that you are in essence telling your camera not to make any color or exposure adjustments in camera – the images are not processed in the camera at all. When shooting in JPEG format, the camera tries to correct the image to make it look the best as possible. One advantage of shooting in RAW format is that you have much more flexibility when it comes to post-processing...

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Working with Lightroom's Quick Collection

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series.In addition to standard Collections and Smart Collections, there is one final collection that you can create and that is a Quick Collection. What this is, is a temporary collection that allows you to add images in one keystroke. Quick collections are a way to quickly group together several photos temporarily. Perhaps you want to give someone a quick slideshow or show a client some examples of your portfolio. This also comes in handy when you want to group images from several different collections. To add an image to a Quick Collection, press...

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How to Hide Develop Module Presets in Lightroom CC Classic - New Feature

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This post is part of the Learning Lightroom series In the Presets panel in the Develop module, you may now notice that your presets are grouped together with the groups separated by a horizontal line. This is a new feature recently added into Lightroom CC Classic 7.5. For instance, presets that you’ve purchased from third-party vendors are now separated from those presets that come bundled with Lightroom. But there is more that you can do to organize your presets. If your preset list has grown to the point where it’s become unwieldy, you can now choose to hide those presets...

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Lightroom Classic CC Level 3 courseware now available for download

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We have just added Lightroom Classic CC - Level 3 to the PCM Courseware Library. You can preview the first three chapters as well as view the course outline from our Lightroom Page  Lightroom Classic CC Level 1 and Level 2 have also been updated to include recent features added to Lightroom.  

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How to Use Lightroom’s AutoAdvance Feature

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series If you find yourself needing to work through a large volume of images quickly, then you may wish to turn on the Auto Advance feature. What this does, is once you’ve added a star, label or flag to an image, Lightroom automatically advances to the next image in the folder. This is the case whether you’re adding a new rating or updating an existing rating. To turn the Auto Advance feature on or off, choose Photo > Auto Advance from the menu. You can also turn on Auto Advance by pressing...

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