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Four Subtle Lightroom Adjustments for Better Portraits

If you're looking for a quick set of useful techniques that will help improve your portrait photography, this video from Tajreen Hedayet of Tajreen&Co is a great resource. In just four minutes she covers four subtle-but-impactful Lightroom adjustments that you can use to create more professional-looking portraits.

How Much RAM Do You Really Need to Edit Photos in Lightroom?

How much RAM do you really need to edit photos in Adobe Lightroom? 8GB? 16GB? 32GB? And how much of a difference would upgrading your current system actually make? Ryan of Signature Edits decided to find out, and he's put together a helpful comparison video to share his results.

A Comprehensive Intro to Darktable: A Free Lightroom Alternative

Anthony Morganti of IAmMrPhotographer.com recently teamed up with photographer and fellow YouTuber Rico Richardson to produce a comprehensive introduction to the popular (and free) Lightroom alternative Darktable. If you've been wanting to try this open source RAW editor but don't know where to start, this video is for you.

How to Edit Your Images Faster: 6 RAW Processing Tips

When you're editing thousands of photos for clients every single week, time is quite literally money. This helpful video offers a few key tips that may help you speed up your workflow and save precious minutes every time you sit down to process your RAW files.

How to Speed Up Adobe Lightroom Without Buying Better Hardware

Adobe updated Lightroom with GPU Accelerated Editing a couple of weeks ago, helping to give your workflow a boost. But if your Lightroom Classic is still running too slow for your taste, this video will help you squeeze out more performance without upgrading to the latest Mac or adding better hardware to you PC.

Adobe Updates Lightroom with GPU Accelerated Editing

Adobe has officially released their August Photography update for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, which is focused on "performance and improving your workflow." The update adds several little improvements, but the most intriguing update is the addition of GPU Accelerated Editing.

Comparing Real Film Grain to Adobe Lightroom Film Grain

In my never-ending search for that “special” photographic look that sets me apart from the competition, I recently discovered that overexposing film increases the grain and adds a vintage pictorial look to my images. So I wanted to explore that look further. To that end, I wanted to find out if this film grain can be copied in the digital world using Adobe Lightroom.

Landscape Photographer: Why I Don’t Use Global Sliders in Lightroom

When you use Lightroom, do you edit globally or locally? Many (possibly most) people use the global editing sliders liberally when processing an image. But landscape photographer Thomas Heaton's most recent video makes a good case for using mostly local adjustments and leaving those global sliders alone.

Tired of Lightroom? Ditch the Catalog and Try Adobe Bridge

Over this past year, an increasing trend in photography seems to be finding a viable alternative to Adobe Lightroom. Some have done it to get out from underneath the subscription service while others aren't pleased with what remains to be inconsistent speed and performance. It seems to be more of the latter than the former, with the Lightroom Catalog largely responsible for the latter.

Lightroom Still Slow? Another Major Performance Update is Coming

After finally admitting that Lightroom is slow in 2017, Adobe pledged to speed it up and released a big performance update in October 2017. Unfortunately, the updated Lightroom can still be sluggish, even if you spend $6,000 building the ultimate Lightroom editing machine. There's some great news today, though: Adobe says that another major performance update is on the way.