Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Sorting and stacking edited photos in Lightroom, part of Using Lightroom and Photoshop Together.
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Many of the Lightroom Photoshop workflows we've looked at in this course result…in at least two files, an original and a copy of the original.…Now imagine that you have hundreds of photos in your Lightroom catalog.…You are going to want to have the copies somewhere near the original so that you…can see that they go together.…Lightroom tries to solve that for you with this preference that you see here in…the External Editing Preferences window, the Stack With Original preference,…which is checked by default.…Let's take a look at what this does, and then we'll turn it off and talk about…how you might keep your derivative files and your originals together, even…without stacking them.…
So with the stacking preference enabled, I'll close my preferences.…Here in my Lightroom library, I can see thumbnails of the photos in the grid, as…well as down here in the film strip.…I will select the first photo in the grid, and assume that I have adjusted it in…my Lightroom Develop Module, and now I want to take it into Photoshop for further editing.…
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