Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Comparing "before" and "after" images, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
While making image adjustments sometimes it's very interesting, and useful, to be able to …toggle between the before and the after views, so we can see what the image look like before …we started making the adjustments, …because sometimes it seems like we're not making a big difference, but the difference …in fact can be huge compared to the beginning. …Here is an image we've been working on and to toggle between the before and the after, …we just hit the Backslash key. …Hit it once; we see the before. Hit it once again; we see it after. …Now this only works in the Develop module. Make sure you're in the Develop module.…
Now we can zoom in by clicking and holding, and then we can scroll around and then if …we release we go back to our full-size image, if we click and release, now we can move around …and at the same, the before and after toggle works. …Now, what if we want to compare the adjustments while we're working, we want to actually see …the before and after views at the same time? …Well, we have this little Compare option down here and this cycles between the different …
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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