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Old 12-26-2012, 03:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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LR4 Tips/Tricks

Hey guys so i got LR4 for xmas ....just getting into the editing side of photos. Anyone with some good pointers or tips post up! Thanks
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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small steps. ie don't go pressing the double arrow buttons on exposure as they adjust way too fast. adjust 1/3 of a stop at a time until it looks right. Also white balance then apply filters then adjust exposure as some filters make the picture look over or underexposed. Also if you want to get a soft focus effect for portraits adjust the clarity setting it will smooth out the skin and give pictures a dreamy effect. It's handy for hiding blemishes

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Old 12-26-2012, 07:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Attached are some YouTube links with some great LR4 info inside.
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I use LR4 a TON! I use it for Digital Asset Management as well as a light bit of editing. At most, I typically crop and adjust exposures, if needed.

If you want a ROUGH break down on importing and cataloging, let me know and I'll toss something together.
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:20 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:01 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I am waiting man! Let me know when it ships off! Going to get a chance to play with LR more this week.
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:43 PM   #9 (permalink)
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POTN has some massive LR4 threads and tutorials to skim through too.

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