While the performance of Adobe Lightroom is an on-going controversial topic, it is still one of the major tools for many photographers when it comes to image processing. According to some, the Lightroom workflow is a bit tricky, and users might be limited to perform some actions, as with changing the effect of the pre-built presets. Ben Jacobsen shares his seven time-saver tricks that also overcome some general problems with Lightroom.
Lightroom allows photographers to create catalogs, select their images and process the raw files to export as desired image outputs. In these ways, it is like Capture One; but as most users are more familiar with Adobe interface, Lightroom is a great alternative that combines the features of Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) and Adobe Bridge. Luckily, the interface of the develop section of Lightroom is quite similar to ACR, and with some tricks, you can improve your workflow and master Lightroom.
Ben Jacobsen of the Framed Show YouTube channel explains the seven tricks he uses, which might be useful and a time saver for enthusiasts and working photographers. In this 15-minute video, you will find information about precise control over the presets, sorting and editing your photos, and even some quick tips for client proofing.
If you have your own Lightroom tricks, don’t forget to share in the comments section below.