'lightroom' Category

  • should you upgrade to lightroom 5 from lightroom 4

    March 6, 2014

    should you upgrade to lightroom 5 from lightroom 4? the big question that you probably haven’t been asking yourself. i had been asking myself this since june 2013. i finally caved in this month and bought version 5 (upgrade version) and it cost me £55.49 from amazon.co.uk. install was fine though after it had completed […]

  • lightroom preset – noir

    November 4, 2013

    another free lightroom preset i’ve ‘made’. this one’s called noir. for obvious, uninspired, reasons. a subtle black & white conversion with decent contrast. download it here. and here’s a sample after it’s been applied to an image.

  • lightroom 4 preset – covered

    September 27, 2012

    a free lightroom preset that i made to boost the brightness and colour of shots taken indoors or in low light. it’s called ‘covered’. see instructions at the bottom of this post if you’d like to try it. first image is donald campbell’s bluebird car (original from 1935…this is a replica at the lakeland motor […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – weathered

    August 17, 2012

    another lightroom preset. this one’s trying for a summery lomo feel. all tones lightened…some colours boosted…some muted. all the things that i wished summer brought, here, in scotland. saying that i’ve only provided one outdoor sample… you can download the file here. extract it and when you’re in lightroom’s ‘develop’ module right-click ‘user presets’ and […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – rift

    August 14, 2012

    another lightroom 4 preset. this one’s called rift. heavy on the black & white. contrast’s boosted as is vibrancy. if you’d like to try it follow the instructions at the bottom of this post. first…some examples of before and after. click an image to start a gallery feature… down­load the zip from here, extract it […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – bumblebee

    July 22, 2012

    so i’ve created my first lightroom 4 preset (and it’s free). not as over the top as some of the ‘tweaking’ i do. really hope you like it. bumblebee is its name. a slight lomo look with clarity and vibrancy boosted with some tone curve stuff and vignette. download the zip from here, extract it […]

  • lightroom 4 – shadow and highlight controls

    March 23, 2012

    bought lightroom 4. yes…not my usual sort of thing but i thought it was a good investment and offers most of the tools i’ll ever need. here’s a, very, quick look at the control offered by the shadow and highlight sliders. this is a shot taken at the northern tip of loch ness with my […]

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