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How to add a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

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How to add a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

This post is part of the Learning Lightroom series. A vignette adds darkening to the edges of your image, thus creating a nice finishing effect. It also helps to draw the viewer’s eyes to the center of the image. If you’ve already cropped your image, use the Post Crop Vignetting tool located under the Effects panel. By using this tool, you can brighten or darken the edges of your image within the constraints of the crop. Note that this is different than a lens vignette which occurs when your camera inserts dark edges around an image (you can fix this...

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Finding Images Using the Filter Bar in Lightroom

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Finding Images Using the Filter Bar in Lightroom

This post is part of the Learning Lightroom series Lightroom’s search feature is both flexible and powerful, in that you can search for photos by keywords, file name, caption metadata or attribute (ranking, labels, rating, flagged status) and this is all accomplished from the Filter bar on top of your screen. If the Filter Bar is not visible, choose View > Show Filter Bar from the menu or press the \ key on your keyboard. From the Filter Bar, you can search by Text, Attribute or Metadata. From the Text tab, you can search by a specific category such as...

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Windows 10 Creators Update courseware now available for download

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Windows 10 Creators Update courseware now available for download

The Windows 10 Creators Update Level 1 courseware manual has now been added to the PCM Courseware library.  You can view a preview of the course from our Microsoft Windows page at:   https://pcmcourseware.com/collections/individual-windows-courses/products/microsoft-windows 

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Lightroom CC Classic: Up To Speed book available from online retailers

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Lightroom CC Classic: Up To Speed book available from online retailers

We've just released the latest book in our Up To Speed series entitled:  Adobe Lightroom Classic CC: Up To Speed.  The book is available in ebook format from Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble and Apple iBooks. This guide is an excellent way to get up to speed quickly with Adobe's latest version of Lightroom.Haven't upgraded yet?  We've also written an  Up to Speed Guide for Lightroom 6/CC as well.

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Lightroom Classic CC Courses now available for download

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Lightroom Classic CC Courses now available for download

Our Adobe Lightroom Classic CC - Level 1 & Level 2 courses are now available for download from the PCM Courseware library. You can see a preview of the first three chapters of each course - as well as see the complete course outline from our Lightroom Course page.

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