Free Lightroom Presets: Unlock the Powerful Dehaze Edit

By |2016-10-17T17:30:41+00:00September 25th, 2015|Actions & Presets, Presets|

The Lightroom Dehaze slider is a Lightroom CC introduction that didn't make it into Lightroom 6. Dehaze, as the name implies, reduces atmospheric haze that appears in our photos. This handy slider can also add haze, for those that want a softer photo or a foggy-looking scene. The editing features of Lightroom 6 appear to be [...]

Darken Blown Highlights with Actions & Presets

By |2016-10-17T17:30:51+00:00May 16th, 2014|Actions, Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

Earlier this week, I wrote about darkening blown out highlights in your images by using a Levels adjustment layer in Photoshop Elements. Some of you might have noticed that darkening highlights is similar to the process for creating a matte look in Photoshop Elements. Whenever you make the darks in an image lighter and/or make the [...]

Lightroom Tutorial: 30 Second Snapshot Edit

By |2016-10-17T17:30:55+00:00March 13th, 2014|Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

This Lightroom edit saved a quick snapshot that I took yesterday. It's spring break here in Texas, so Minerva the kitty is getting more than her usual share of attention. I was so impressed with her patience at being forced into the pony entourage and I loved how my little one was playing with her.   I [...]

InFusion & Illuminate: Lightroom Presets from MCP

By |2016-10-17T17:30:56+00:00February 26th, 2014|Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

I know lots of you are lovers of MCP's Fusion actions for Photoshop Elements. I've just finished working with Jodi over at MCP to create InFusion, a set of presets for Lightroom 4 and up based on the looks of Fusion! We took the spirit of Fusion's popular looks and created similar one-click Lightroom presets to [...]