Lightroom can meet the majority of professional editing needs, but there are reasons to use Photoshop too. In this video, learn why and when to use Photoshop.
- [Instructor] We've seen how awesome Lightroom is … for creating professional-looking images … from almost any photo. … Most likely, Lightroom is all that you'll need … for image editing, especially if the intended use … is for screen only. … This could be for blog post images, social media posts, … email, presentation design, video, and animated graphics. … Lightroom does have its limitations though. … There are situations that require Photoshop. … For starters, if an image … is going to be professionally printed, … it has to go to Photoshop. … Currently, there's no way to print directly from Lightroom. … If you do your own printing, … you could send the photo to Photoshop … and print it from there. … If you send your photos out to a lab for printing, … they probably prefer the tiff format, … because JPEG uses lossy compression, … and therefore it's not the highest quality file format. … You can save a tiff format from Photoshop. … There's other reasons to use Photoshop too. … Those include, CMYK conversions for commercial printing, …
- Understanding the histogram
- Enhancing image details
- Adding a vignette effect
- Reducing noise
- Straightening a subject with geometry
- Making creative color adjustments for drama
- Reducing distractions
- Highlighting your subject
- Adding and smoothing detail
- Exporting photos
- Selecting file options for web or print
Skill Level Beginner
Simple Photo Edits On Your Phonewith Tracey Clark1h 48m Intermediate
Learning the Lightroom Ecosystemwith Theresa Jackson1h 39m Intermediate
1. The Basics: Composition, Tone, Color
2. Beyond the Basics: Effects and Detail
3. Selective Edits for Impact
4. Get Photos Out of Lightroom
Do you need Photoshop?4m 17s
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