Helpful Tips for Lightroom 5

LR 15Ever wonder why amateur and professional photographers have an excellent sepia or black and white photos? Did you ask yourself why you can’t create one? In this article, we will give you the top three tips on making good images using Adobe Lightroom 5.

With the help of today’s modern technology, digital cameras are flexible. It has a lot of features and styles to offer. Most of it has default black and white and sepia settings. According to experts, using those features from the camera is very helpful. However, it still needs a program like Lightroom to make it even more stunning and beautiful.

Adobe Lightroom is one of the best editing programs in the market today. Photographers use it more often because the program can help them save more time and effort in their editing workload. Moreover, Lightroom is a non-destructive program which preserves the original setting of the images so users do not need to worry about anything during the editing process.

Here are the three tips in using Lightroom:

Using Black and White Mix in Lightroom

In Adobe Lightroom’s develop module option, there are a lot of ways to modify and convert black and white images. One of the better options in the program is using the black and white mix which is located in the 3rd options in the develop panel.

Adding More Light

Sometimes, editing black and white images can be tricky since lighting and saturation needs to be balanced. Using the mix sliders is not enough, users should add more light depending on their style to make the image look bright and cool.

Create More Toned Presets

In lightroom, users have the chance to create their own presets. They can do anything with the images as long as they want. In lightroom 5, they can use the newly improved adjustment brush, spot and healing tool to remove blemishes and unwanted spots.

Here’s a video on how to install Lightroom presets from Sleeklens on Mac and PC:

Hopefully, these simple Lightroom 5 tutorials can help you in creating more wonderful images.