Master the Lightroom Develop Module

Live Lightroom Training Sunday, Jan. 20th

I’ve gotten a lot of requests for more Lightroom training, so I’m pleased to offer my in-depth look at the Lightroom Develop Module. This is an online class, and participants will be able to ask questions. You’ll also receive a printable PDF notes package to go with the class.

This course is an in-depth look at all of the tools in Lightroom Classic CC’s develop module, and how to use them to process and enhance your images. In this live session, we’ll explore:

  • Camera Profiles
  • Exposure & Tone Adjustments
  • Color Adjustments
  • Sharpening & Noise Reduction
  • Spot removal
  • Special Effects
  • Lens profiles & corrections
  • Upright corrections
  • Using External Editors
  • Exporting Images

Pro Tip: Removing Dust Spots with Lightroom

Zap Dust Spots on Your Photos with Lightroom Classic CC

2019 is upon us, and so here’s my first tip of the new year: How to remove dust spots from photos using Adobe Lightroom. I’m using Lightroom Classic CC, and removing dust spots from photos is relatively easy. However, you may or may not know about some of the hidden features that Lightroom Classic CC has to make dust spot removal quick and easy.

In the video below, I’ll not only demonstrate how to remove dust spots using the healing brush tool in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, but I’ll also show you how to easily detect even faint dust specks with the spot visualizer tool. I’ll also show you a cool trick for methodically navigating your image when viewed at 100% so that you don’t miss any dust spots.

Learn how to remove dust spots from your photos with Lightroom Classic CC

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How to Post to Instagram from a Desktop Computer

Post to Instagram from a desktop computer!

Post to Instagram from a Desktop Computer
By making a quick tweak to your browser’s User Agent settings, you can post directly to Instagram on your desktop computer.

Instagram is a great social media platform for sharing photos, but it’s designed for mobile devices. In fact, there is no “upload” option when you view Instagram from your desktop browser. When you want to post a photo that you’ve edited on your desktop computer, it’s really annoying to have to transfer that photo to your phone simply to upload it to Instagram.

Fear not! With this easy trick, you can set your browser to fool Instagram into thinking your desktop web browser is really a mobile device. The trick involves a setting called “User Agent” which you’ll find hidden in the advanced Developer controls. Here’s how to do it:

As long as you’re at it, how about following me over on Instagram?