Lightroom for Photographers

camera233Adobe Lightroom is basically one of the finest post processing tools in the photo editing industry next to Adobe Photoshop. Basically, the program is not limited to image editing alone, it also has the capacity to manage and organize images within LR’s interface. Adobe has created Lightroom to help professional photographers speed up their editing process. I have been using Lightroom for years and I realize that Lightroom is indeed a unique tool that is incomparable to Photoshop, Elements or other software.

In this article, we will talk about why you should use Lightroom.

Simplified Editing Controls

With Adobe Lightroom, you don’t have to worry about the sliders and other controls. Adobe made everything easier for you to have a smooth sailing editing workflow. Whether your modifying images on your desktop, laptop or mobile devices, you will definitely have the same results.

Saves Time, Money and Effort

With the use of Lightroom filters, you can be spared from spending too much of your time and effort in editing your images. Lightroom was built so that photographers can balance their time between editing thousands of images in a day and taking more pictures for their respective clients. Moreover, what I love about Lightroom is that it helps me decide which Lightroom filters to use, what control keys to generate and how to organize my images in one folder collection.

Essentially, you can make several editing tasks in Lightroom within a short period of time, especially when using Lightroom presets since it can be applied to one or more image files in just a few clicks.

Lightroom might not be perfect, but for me, it is the best tool for editing massive numbers of images. Aside from the fact that it is good in modifying images, the program is also good in other stuffs such as organizing images, slide show creation, geo-tagging and more.


Advantages of Using Adobe Lightroom

We all know that Adobe Lightroom is the best photo editing tool in the industry, so in this article, we will give you some of the best advantages of the program.


Lightroom helps you save more desktop’s drive space

When you process or modify any file in Lightroom, the changes you’ve made are automatically saved in the Catalog or in the library module. In addition, these files will take up a little bit of Lightroom’s storage.

Lightroom allows you to view your files in one collection

As you import different images, styles and designs to Lightroom’s Catalog, it is possible for you to view all of your images since everything is stored in the library module.

Lightroom has a quick search options

Again, Lightroom is a complete database, it is built to import, export, modify and organize images. It also lets you search on to current and missing files.

Lightroom is a good photo management tool

If you’re sick and tired of dealing with hundreds and thousands of images, Lightroom is the best tool to organize your images and store it in one collection.

Lightroom allows you to create collections of presets

Presets are the heart and soul of Lightroom. It helps you save time and effort since all you have to do is to create, save and apply it to one or more of your images. In addition, downloading and installing Lightroom presets made easier in the latest version.

Comparing Lightroom and Photoshop

What’s the difference between the two of the most influential software? Actually, there’s a lot of difference. Photoshop is for people who want to focus on details while Lightroom is for quick photo editing and management.

Lightroom has presets while Photoshop has actions. Installing Lightroom presets are more convenient than creating a step by step actions.


Photoshop Actions Quick Overview

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial will help you make and install Photoshop actions. In addition, this article/tutorial will talk about some of the benefits of using creative and neat actions to wedding and portrait images.

pic6What Is Adobe Photoshop Action?

According to experts, Photoshop action is a series of recorded editing step by step process that can be replayed and applied to images in the actions palette. Actions are modifiable and reusable and can be used to several images at once. Photoshop actions are the best way to help you speed up the process, thus helping you save a lot of time doing manual editing.

You have the freedom to create your own set of Photoshop actions or download free photoshop action online. Actions can either be a black and white process, or HDR effect.

Why is it called Creative Actions?

Creative actions basically produce wonderful color tones or other amazing color combination effects. It contains several and long editing steps that can be applied to special images.

Most professional photographers prefers creating their own actions because they can do whatever they want in it. I guess that is one of the greatest advantages of Photoshop actions, it offers a lot of ways for us to have a good quality image.