Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Blending bracketed exposures, part of Lightroom and Photoshop Elements: Integration.
- Another typical use case…for using Lightroom and Elements together…is when you've made multiple exposures…at different settings of the same scene,…in order to get the widest possible…dynamic range of tonal values.…And then you want to combine those bracketed exposures…into one blended exposure.…Combining those exposures is something…that you can't do in Lightroom,…you need Elements for that.…And so if you're managing your photos in Lightroom…you might make some adjustments to all…of the bracketed exposures in Lightroom…and then pass them from Lightroom…to Elements to combine them.…
That's what I'm gonna show you how to do in this movie.…Here you can see I have three exposures of this old truck.…These were shot on a tripod, which is a good idea,…because it will help Elements to align the photos.…Keep your eye here under the Histogram…in Lightroom's Library module…and you'll see that each of these photos…has a different shutter speed.…I kept the aperture the same…and just varied the shutter as I shot these.…So here's one exposure, here's another, and here's another.…
In this course, photographer and author Jan Kabili shows how to combine both programs. She begins with details on how to set up Lightroom and Photoshop Elements for maximum compatibility. The course then covers strategies for working with photos in a variety of formats (including raw), and practical scenarios for using Lightroom and Photoshop Elements together. Learn how to composite multiple photos with layers and selections, retouch portraits, and add creative effects and text to photos. Want to move to Lightroom permanently? Jan also shows how to upgrade a catalog from Elements to Lightroom.
- Why should you use Lightroom and Elements together?
- Setting up Elements as Lightroom's editor
- Editing raw photos and TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
- Blending bracketed exposures
- Stitching panoramas
- Adding creative effects, text, and graphics
- Upgrading a catalog from Lightroom to Elements
Skill Level Intermediate
Enhancing a Travel Photo with Photoshop and Lightroomwith Jan Kabili54m 46s Intermediate
1. Setting Up Elements as Lightroom's External Editor
2. Working with Raw Photos
3. Working with TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
4. Practical Uses of Lightroom and Elements Together
5. Upgrading a Catalog from Lightroom to Elements
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