Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating text watermarks, part of Using Presets in Lightroom.
A Watermark is a stamp on the face of a photograph.…It's usually used to let viewers know who created the image.…Or it's sometimes used to mark an image as a proof, or to mark a stock photo as a comp.…Now, not all photographers agree about whether to add watermarks.…Some do it as a way to try to protect their images, or distribute their brand.…Others don't like to obscure part of their photos, or maybe they don't feel it's professional.…But, of course, whether to watermark or not is your personal choice.…I just want to make sure that if you do it.…Your doing it in the most efficient way by creating a preset.…Now, you can create a watermark when your working in lightroom, like I am here.…
Or while you're Exporting photos from Lightroom, because watermarks are applied…to copies as they're exported from the program.…I'm going to create a watermark here, and then apply it in the Export window.…To create the watermark, I'll go to the Lightroom menu and I'll chose edit watermarks.…That opens the Watermark Editor. If yours isn't as big as this, you can…
- What is a Develop preset?
- Installing Develop presets made by others
- Building your own Develop presets
- Applying and layering Develop presets
- Making copyright and contact metadata presets
- Building import presets
- Making file-naming presets
- Creating text watermarks
- Making export presets