Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating presets for editing in Photoshop, part of Using Lightroom and Photoshop Together.
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At the beginning of the course, we looked at how to set up a default set of…external editing preferences for files passed between Lightroom and Photoshop.…We did that here in the top section of the External Editing Preferences in Lightroom.…Now let's look at using the second section of this window to set up an…alternative configuration for files passed from Lightroom to Photoshop.…Go ahead and open Lightroom's External Editing Preferences by pressing…Cmd+Comma on the Mac, that's Ctrl+Comma on the PC, and clicking the…External Editing tab.…So the settings up here are the defaults for passing files from Photoshop to Lightroom.…
These are the settings that will apply if I were to press Cmd+E,…or Ctrl+E on a PC, as we have done throughout the course, to start a Lightroom…to Photoshop workflow.…But there are times when you'd prefer a different combination of settings for…passing files from Lightroom to Photoshop.…For example, you can see what my settings currently are and those are fine for…most of my purpose, but sometimes, I will be preparing a fine art photo for a…
In this course, photographer and author Jan Kabili shows how to combine both programs. The course begins with details on how to set up the two programs for maximum compatibility. The course then covers strategies for working with photos in a variety of formats, sending them from Lightroom to Photoshop to viewing the edited results in Lightroom. The final chapter demonstrates several real-world scenarios for using Lightroom and Photoshop together.
- Setting the Lightroom preferences for editing in Photoshop
- Passing photos from Lightroom to Photoshop
- Handling software version mismatches
- Viewing and organizing Photoshop-edited photos in Lightroom
- Creating Lightroom presets for external editing
- Using Lightroom with Photoshop Elements
- Building a panorama with Lightroom and Photoshop
- Passing multiple photos to Photoshop for compositing
- Sending photos to Photoshop for retouching and removing content
- Bringing photos into Photoshop to add text and graphics