Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with virtual copies, part of Lightroom Workflow Strategies.
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Let's take a look at a few more techniques that we can use when we want to get…creative with our photographs when we're working on these personal projects.…And here, let's focus in on using virtual copies, cropping, and also flip-flopping the…perspective of our pictures.…We'll be working with this photograph here. Let's go ahead and zoom in on this picture.…Typically I like to zoom in on the picture at least at some point to evaluate…the color and tone or detail, and this is the image straight out of the camera.…While it looks really good, there is not a lot we need to do.…Perhaps you'll want to boost the clarity, maybe the vibrance a little bit.…
But really, for the most part, it is great.…You want to make any subtle adjustments first and then make your Virtual Copies…and then get really creative.…Okay. Well, we made these initial adjustments, next step press Command…or Ctrl+Apostrophe to create a Virtual Copy.…This will create a new version of the file. You can see the copy in the filmstrip.…
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