If you do HDR photography, you know how time consuming the postprocessing part of it can be. In this video, you’ll find out how Aurora HDR stack up Lightroom’s HDR Merge. Overall, Aurora HDR is significantly better than Lightroom yet still being easy to use. It’ll let you create stunning HDR photos easier and faster. Plus, it produces less artifacts than Lightroom especially if your photo has moving clouds.

Clean whites, faded film, green shadows, orange and teal and smooth skin – you’ll learn all these effects in this 5 minute Lightroom tutorial. This tutorial will show you the simplest and fastest way to reproduce the effects.

Learn how to create the cyberpunk neon look in Lightroom with this tutorial. You’ll learn how to shift the hue beyond what is possible with Lightroom’s Hue adjustment, add contrast and tint with the tone curve, and finally finish the look with a diffused glow effect. Also mentioned is a set of free Cyberpunk Lightroom presets as well as a pro version.

Learn step-by-step how to create your own film-like presets in Lightroom. This tutorial will show you how to use the tone curves and HSL settings to create lightweight presets that won’t slow down Lightroom. You’ll learn techniques such as how to create a faded film look with the tone curve, color shifting with HSL, and highlight/shadow tinting with the RGB tone curves. You’ll also learn what settings you absolutely should avoid especially if you plan on selling your preset.

The video also mentions a Lightroom plugin called “The Fader” by Capture Monkey which will let you fade your preset. If you use this plugin, it makes sense to start off by overprocessing and then using the Fader plugin to fine-tune it down to the perfect setting. Also mentioned is the tone chart which is essential for understanding how the tone curve works.

Does it feel like you can never get the right white balance or exposure? In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to even out the tones and colors using radial filters. Radial filters let you make local adjustments quickly. ┬áThis technique is useful for photos that were shot with mixed lighting, such as a room with warm lightbulbs and cool daytime light coming through the windows. The before and after difference is significant. The video demostrates this with Adobe Camera Raw but it can also be done in Adobe Lightroom (the settings are the same).

This urban desaturated effect has been growing in popularity especially on Instagram. In this Lightroom tutorial, you’ll learn the process behind creating your own urban desaturated look with the highlights, shadows, clarity, and tone curve adjustments.

In this Lightroom tutorial, you’ll learn how to create the red and blue duotone effect in Lightroom using two techniques. In the first technique, you’ll learn a quick and easy way of creating the color grading using the Split Toning adjustment. Next, you’ll learn how to do it with the Tone Curve adjustment. The Tone Curve adjustment gives you much better results and because the tone curve is in so many other software, you can use this technique in Capture One, Photoshop, Lightroom Mobile, and more.