Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing Edit a Copy, part of Lightroom and Photoshop Elements: Integration.
- In the last movie we saw…that when you start your Lightroom Elements workflow…with a non-raw image,…like a TIFF or a PSD or a JPG,…you get three options to choose from…when you pass the photo over to Elements…for editing there.…One of those options is Edit a Copy,…and that's what I'm going to show you in this movie.…This option comes in really handy…when you make some adjustments to a photo in Lightroom…and then you want to try it out…in a different direction by making completely…different adjustments in Elements.…So let's see how it works.…I'm starting here in Lightroom…with a non-raw image, a PSD file,…which I'm going to adjust in Lightroom's Develop Module.…
I'll press d on the keyboard…to switch over to the develop module,…and here, I'm going to make a custom conversion…to black and white.…I'll click the HSL / Color / B&W panel,…and that converts the image to black and white…with these automatic settings.…And then, I can tweak those, for example,…if I want the blues in the image to be darker,…I can drag the Blue slider over to the left.…
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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