Color grade in Lightroom like a pro. This chart lets you use the Tone Curve and HSL adjustments in Lightroom with better control and precision. It makes using the tone curve incredibly easy and lets you see exactly what colors you are achieving.
One of the most common effects on Instagram is the desaturated look that looks close to grayscale but not exactly. The reds and blues are still there but the rest of the colors are gray. This effect is used for fashion, rooftopping and all sorts of photos. An example of this is Jacqueline Mikuta’s Instagram. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the recipe to create this look easily.
Create your own random VSCO-style effect in Lightroom with these simple steps. This tutorial shows how you can mix a tone curve adjustment with completely random color adjustments to create your own film-like effect.
Kodak Ektar is a film popular for its gorgeous color characteristics. This Lightroom preset emulates the Kodak Ektar 100 Professional film with a slight blue-green tint in the shadows, natural brightness bump, and muted colors.
Masashi Wakui is popular for his captivating night photos of Japan. Wakui’s photos have this unique color effect that adds a touch of emotion to it. But what’s special is not the effect, but the technique used to create the effect. It involves just moving the existing nodes in the Tone Curve settings – you …
Futuristic Architecture is a matte Lightroom preset designed to add an urban and contemporary effect to your architecture/building photos. It has muted colors and shifts the blues to create teal-looking skies. Shadows are lifted and highlights dropped slightly.
Don’t waste your money on light leak presets – you can create it yourself and it’s very easy (and fun) to do! This tutorial will show you how to add light leaks to your photo using the same technique preset developers use.
It seems like every camera manufacture has their own raw file format. Adobe wanted to unify them all by coming up with an open sourced DNG format with many great benefits such as no XMP sidecar files, supposedly better multi-threading support, smaller file sizes, and more. However in the real world, most photographers choose not …