Here’s a short video from Tony Northrup that shows you how to add your own logo to Lightroom’s Identity Plate, as well as change the font and font size for the module labels.
Tony Northrup’s Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Video Book: Training for Photographers mentioned in the video is available here on Amazon.com.
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Adobe Wordwide Design Evangelist, Terry White, put together this brief video about 5 things you need to know about your Lightroom 5 catalog.
These are helpful tips that advanced Lightroom users probably already know about; however, if you don’t know about them, they could potentially improve your workflow. Here’s a list of the highlights of the tips. [Read more…]
If you have been using Adobe Lightroom for very long, you might be in the situation where your image catalog has outlasted your current computer. Accordingly, when you upgrade your computer to something newer and faster, you will want to take advantage of that improved speed and begin using it for your image processing workflow. Of course, you also don’t want to lose access to all of the images you processed on your old computer.
Lightroom works by using catalogs that contain processing info related to the images in your Lightroom library. As such, the Lightroom catalog does not contain the actual photo files, but rather data concerning organizational and processing actions you’ve made while working with your photos inside Lightroom.
And simply plugging in a hard drive that contains all of your photos from your Lightroom library won’t carry over your final edits. As a result, you will want to take your Lightroom catalog along with you to the new computer. But how do you do that?
It’s a fairly straightforward process actually. Follow these steps and you will be able to pick up right where you left off with your old machine. [Read more…]
Terry White has a solid roundup of his top 5 favorite new features in Adobe Lightroom 5. Check out the 18 minute video look inside LR 5 below.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uig0j3nb3uc&w=640&h=360]
You can download Lightroom 5 free beta here on Adobe Labs.
Adobe should be releasing Lightroom 5 as a free beta any day now based on the early release of an article on TechCrunch (which was quickly taken down).
I expect to see the announcement later this week at the Photoshop World opening keynote, which takes place on Wednesday, April 17, at 9AM ET. Adobe is well-known for dropping big news at Photoshop World openers, and it looks like this one got a bit ahead of them. [Read more…]