New PDF release: The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital
By Scott Kelby
Since Lightroom first introduced, Scott Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom e-book for electronic Photographers has been the world’s number one best-selling Lightroom publication (it has been translated right into a dozen assorted languages), and during this most modern model for Lightroom four, Scott makes use of his comparable award-winning, step by step, plain-English variety and structure to make studying Lightroom effortless and fun.
Scott doesn’t simply exhibit you which of them sliders do what (every Lightroom booklet will do that). as a substitute, through the use of the subsequent 3 uncomplicated, but superb, ideas that make it simply a huge studying instrument, this publication indicates you ways to create your individual images workflow utilizing Lightroom:
* through the ebook, Scott stocks his personal own settings and studio-tested concepts. every year he trains millions of Lightroom clients at his "Lightroom Live!" journey and during that he’s discovered what rather works, what doesn’t, and he tells you flat out which options paintings most sensible, which to prevent, and why.
* the total e-book is specified by a true workflow order with every little thing step-by-step, so that you can start utilizing Lightroom like a professional from the start.
* What relatively units this ebook aside is the final bankruptcy. this can be the place Scott dramatically solutions his no 1 most-asked Lightroom query, that is: "Exactly what order am I speculated to do issues in, and the place does Photoshop healthy in?" You’ll see Scott’s complete start-to-finish Lightroom four workflow and how one can contain it into your individual workflow.
Scott is familiar with first-hand the demanding situations today’s electronic photographers are dealing with, and what they wish to profit subsequent to make their workflow swifter, more straightforward, and extra enjoyable. He has included all of that into this significant replace for Lightroom 4.
It’s the 1st and simply ebook to carry the full strategy jointly in one of these transparent, concise, and visible manner. Plus, the ebook encompasses a specific bankruptcy on integrating Adobe Photoshop seamlessly into your workflow, and you’ll additionally examine a few of Scott’s most recent Photoshop portrait retouching recommendations and lighting tricks, which take this ebook to an entire new point. there is not any speedier, extra straight-to-the-point, or extra enjoyable method to research Lightroom than with this groundbreaking publication.
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Luckily, there’s an easy shortcut to jump to the “super-clean, distraction-free nirvana view” you see here: you press Command-Shift-F (PC: Ctrl-Shift-F), then T. To return to regular view, use the same shortcut. The image on top is the gray layout you just learned, and on bottom, I pressed L twice to enter Lights Out mode. Getting Your Photos Into Lightroom / Chapter 1 45 The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers Lightroom Killer Tips ▼ Drag-and-Drop Straight Into Lightroom (It’s Smarter Than You’d Think) > > ▼ Using Separate Catalogs to Make Lightroom Faster You can drag-and-drop an image (or a number of images for that matter) from your desktop, or from a folder on your computer, right onto the Lightroom icon window should appear automatically.
Step Eight: The other control I actually think is more useful, which is the Matte control. You see, in the previous step, how the area surrounding the cover is solid black? Well, if you lower the Matte amount, it lets you see through that black background, so you can see the rest of your image that doesn’t appear inside the overlay area. Take a look at the image here. See how you can see his shoulders outside the cover? Now I know that this image has room for me to move him either left or right, and parts of him are still there.
Although you can embed the original proprietary RAW file, I don’t (it adds to the file size, and pretty much kills Advantage #1 below). By the way, you choose Copy as DNG at the top center of the Import window (as shown below). Advantage #1: DNG files are smaller RAW files usually have a pretty large file size, so they eat up hard disk space pretty quickly, but when you convert a file to DNG, it’s generally about 20% smaller. Advantage #2: DNG files don’t need a separate sidecar When you edit a RAW file, that metadata is actually stored in a separate file called an XMP sidecar file.
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter) by Scott Kelby