Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding custom text to slideshows, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
I am going to show you how to create text overlays inside of Lightroom, because it isn't always obvious. …What we need to do is just go and choose the Text Overlay option, or we could just click …the ABC here, and then what we are going to do is type in that text. …Now that we've typed in our custom text, …notice that we can also grab different things like exposure settings and custom settings. …We can choose the date, equipment, all this kind of information. …We can edit different information from here.…
But I'm going to choose it and I'm going to hit the Enter key. …Notice once I put the Enter key, it puts it on the page. …The other thing you could do is use a Ctrl+T or Command+T to do that, and then we can put …this at the bottom. …Now, I'm not exactly thrilled with that typeface. …Let's change it to something else. …Let's change it to a basic Arial. …We can also change the color. …I can make it a darker color, if I wanted, if I wanted to, say, make it black. And then …we can drop the opacity down a little bit.…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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