Tag Archives: Adobe Lightroom

What’s New in Lightroom (October 2023)

Adobe just added some new features to Lightroom/Lightroom Classic, and a couple of them are truly game-changers!

  • Lens Blur (Beta): You can create depth-maps on your photos to emulate shallow depth of field and bokeh. Despite being an early release, it’s actually quite good for some photos!
  • HDR Editing: Added support for HDR displays which allows you to edit your HDR images in a huge tone space. Spoiler alert: If you aren’t using a HDR display, you won’t benefit from this tool. You will also still need to tone-map your HDR images back to SDR space for printing and sharing.
  • Point Color Editor: This tool gives you precise control for adjusting hue, saturation, and brightness (luminance) of individual colors. But the game-changer is that it’s available in the Masking Panel! Now you can control individual colors on your selection masks like never before.

The Image Doctors #113

Creative Ways of Using The Texture/Clarity/Dehaze Tools

If you do any post-processing of your images, you’re probably familiar with the Clarity, Texture, and Dehaze sliders (in Lightroom, and elsewhere). However, these tools become extremely powerful when used to enhance or diminish detail and contrast in your photos, including creating effects that you might not have thought of before. We’ll describe how these tools work, and offer some use cases for how you can put them to work to enhance your own photos.

The Image Doctors #99

Are DSLRs Dead?

This week, we answer a listener question about the future of DSLRs. Given the overwhelming trend towards mirrorless cameras by all of the major camera manufacturers, it’s a good time to ask whether there’s a future for DSLRs.

New Olympus 8-25mm f/4 Lens for Micro 4/3 Format

Olympus officially announced their newest pro-level wide-angle zoom lens, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens. We’ll take a look at the specs and pricing for what should be an excellent wide-angle lens for micro four-thirds shooters.

Updates to Adobe Lightroom

Lightroom got some significant updates this week, too. Adobe added the new Super-Resolution feature (discussed here) along with 70 new creative presets for portrait, travel, and cinematic looks.

The Image Doctors #82

Alternatives to traditional tripods

This week, we’re talking about camera support and stabilization accessories that go beyond the traditional tripod. Whether it’s a tabletop tripod, beanbag, or a DIY strap, we discuss how you can get creative with stabilizing your camera in the field, and which of these accessories we use the most. We’ve also started a segment on Lightroom tips; this week we’ll tell you about how to set Levels using the Lr Classic Curves Tool.

Mastering Lightroom for Bird Photography

Online Class with Jason Odell, Monday, Feb. 8th

Discover how to work with bird and wildlife images in Adobe Lightroom Classic with Jason P. Odell

I’m pleased to offer online training Monday, February 8th. Mastering Lightroom for Bird Photography is a comprehensive look at using Adobe Lightroom Classic for managing, keywording, and processing bird and wildlife photos.

When: Monday, Feb 8th, 2021 1-2:30pm US Mountain Time
(check the time in your area here)
All registered participants will receive a video replay link! Registration closes prior to the class start. You must be registered before the class starts in order to attend.