Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Utilizing presets effectively, part of Lightroom and Photoshop: Black and White (2013).
We've spent a lot of time getting our image looking just the way we want it, and I…want to save us some work going forward,…so the next thing I want to do is talk about how to make up preset of all of our hard work.…So, we've got a bunch of Lightroom Presets, but we can also create our own…User defined preset.…So, I'm just going to come here, click on the plus sign, and let's call this…one Africa, which is where I shot that, and it gives us our choice of all the…different things we want to do here, and we're just going to say create, so that…the next time we come in here, we can apply a preset to any of the images that we want.…
Now, there is another way to do this that can also be really easy.…Let's hit the G key to come back to my Library, and let's say that I want to try…my luck, and see if I can map this effect to this other image, also from Africa.…So, what I'm going to do is just select that, come over here, and say Sync Settings.…And again, I have my choice of which things I'm going to apply here, and I want to…
- Why black and white?
- Shooting with black and white in mind
- Setting up Lightroom and creating image versions
- Utilizing presets effectively
- Creating black-and-white HDR images with Lightroom and Photoshop
- Taking advantage of black-and-white adjustment layers
- Adjusting the toning of images
- Working with the Silver Efex plugin