10 Mistakes Beginners Make In Lightroom Are you making these common errors?

Lightroom is an incredibly fun and powerful photo editing program that can help you transform the look of your images! But with great power comes great responsibility, and it’s very (very) easy to start making mistakes in Lightroom when you don’t fully understand it. Those mistakes can actually make your photos look worse (UH OH) so today let’s cover some of the most common mistakes so you will know to avoid them.

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Before / After: California Redwoods Lightroom Editing Tips

On our recent road trip we stopped along the Avenue of Giants to take in the California Redwoods. My mind was blown! I couldn’t believe trees like this existed. Walking among them was magical.

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Before / After: Black and White Portraits Lightroom Editing Tips

Creating great looking black and whites in Lightroom is a lot of fun. It’s a rewarding challenge finding the right balance of tones. Here are a couple portraits with black and white conversions and some notes about how I edited them.

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Getting The Shot – Monument Valley Tips on a Roadscape Composition

Monument Valley is an area located on the Arizona-Utah border. It has a road going through these incredible rock formations, and you can stop at the top of a hill and take this iconic photo.

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How to Tell When You’ve Done Too Much Editing Avoid these big editing mistakes with your photos!


Please note: This is too much editing.

Oh do I have a love/hate relationship with editing. On the one hand, it can bring the best out of your images, and help you get that “WOW!” reaction.

But on the other hand, do too much editing, and that reaction can quickly turn to “Um, gross”. Or maybe that’s just my reaction. But too much editing, or poor editing, can do more harm to your photos than if you just left them alone.

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How to Purchase the Standalone Version of Lightroom

Adobe has made it a bit tricky to purchase the standalone version of Lightroom. Watch the video above to see how to do it.

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5 Essential Lightroom Smart Collections

Smart collections are an incredibly powerful feature of Lightroom that will help you automatically organize your photos. They are quick and easy to set up and will save you tons of time. In this post I’ll cover 5 essential smart collections that you should set up today!

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