Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Using image history and snapshots, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
A very useful feature inside of Lightroom is the history. …If you've ever used Photoshop before, you'd be familiar with the History palette. …This remembers the different states and the different things you do to your image. …However, unlike the adjustment in Photoshop, this one doesn't take up any file size, and …it also remembers the settings after you close down Lightroom and reopen. …What's more than that, if you go to any image, it retains the history settings.…
For example, right now we're looking at this image here. …Let's have a look at another image we've adjusted. …If I open this image, look: the entire history state is there. …So we can actually go back and forth. …As we scroll through there, notice at the top there, we're just moving the mouse over, …but we can see a preview of what it looked like before and after each one of these history states. …This gives us a lot of room for experimentation, and one of things that's great about this …is we can save these as snapshots.…
If you look into the snapshot here, I can just hit the plus, and I am going to call this one hiCont. …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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