Curves is the most powerful and useful tool you can learn. It can replace many settings such as white balance, exposure, contrast, and split toning. But there’s been one question that hasn’t been discussed. Why use it over other Lightroom settings? In this video by Denny’s Tips, you’ll learn why you should use curves. 00:25 […]
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In this Lightroom tutorial, you’ll learn how to recreate the dim blue color grading seen in Tom Blachford’s Nihon Noir project. You’ll do this with only the tone curves and calibration settings. This will give you a base effect which you can further modify with the HSL settings. You can also download the free Lightroom […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Lightroom has no option to invert photos but using an easy trick with the Tone Curve, you can invert any photos you like! This is great for giving your photos an x-ray look or even to simply invert your slides/film/scans back to its original colors without having to go through Photoshop.