Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting Lightroom preferences for editing in Photoshop, part of Using Lightroom and Photoshop Together.
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Integrating Lightroom and Photoshop usually begins with the Edit command in…Lightroom's Photo menu.…This command spearheads several workflows that we'll be looking at in this…course that let you move photos efficiently between Lightroom and Photoshop, and…ultimately end up with edited photos back in your Lightroom library for viewing…and asset management.…The first step in using the Edit In Command is to specify what kind of photos…you expect to get back in your library after they have been handled by the two programs.…
And that's done in Lightroom's External Editing Preferences.…I'll open my Preferences by pressing Cmd+Comma on the Mac, that's…Ctrl+Comma on the PC.…You can also open the Preferences window from the Lightroom menu on a Mac or…from the Edit menu on a PC.…In the External Editing tab, the first section, the one that's labeled Edit in…Adobe Photoshop on my machine and probably on yours as well, contains options…for Lightroom's primary external editor.…Lightroom can pass files to other external editors too, as we'll discuss later,…
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