📷 5 awesome Adobe Lightroom Tricks – Did you know? Benjamin Jaworskyj learn Photography


Hi and welcome to photography tips in
today’s episode. I’ll give you five tricks about Lightroom My name is Benjamin Jaworskyj, I’m an
adventure photographer from Germany getting it all on YouTube and in this
video we have five nice tricks in Adobe Lightroom that you even don’t know when
you use Lightroom quite often. Tip number one. When you’re editing photos on a
small screen like I do now on a laptop you have all those disturbing buttons
sliders and other things in the way you main editing pictures just as big as
navigate a picture on the left side. So what can you do? You can now push every
arrow button in each corner and make things invisible or make them visible
again but you can also use a shortcut and my favorite shortcut is Shift and
Tap simultaneously you push it together and everything disappears. Except
the picture in the middle and if you need the sliders back just go to the
right side click on the arrow and all your sliders are back and now you can
edit the photo on the big screen which is actually a small screen. Tip number two have you ever pressed the alt button during your development just give it a
try with any slider push the alt button for example with the whites and then a
black screen will appear but if you slide it to the left or to the right you
might see that oh there comes a red and then comes white and some bluish and
some yellowish kind of things and that shows you when you picture is
overexposed. As soon as the white thing appears in the picture your picture is
overexposed you can also see it there in the right corner and it shows you in
your picture where something might now here get overexposed and as soon as it’s
white it is totally overexposed and you don’t have any information yet it’s just
pure white you can do it with the white button, you can do it with the exposure
button for example go to the right go to the left if something is very
overexposed you can see if you can recreate all the highlights or anything.
You can do it with sharpening just give it a try hit the alt button and push any
slider you will see awesome things. Tip number three.
Sometimes when you’re editing your photos you want to know how the before
picture actually looked there’s a nice trick for that just hit the Y button and
the before picture appears on the left side and it’s also written down here on
the top before and after and it’s called the Y button because everybody wants to
know why why did you make me look so saturated and I’m not sure and blah blah
blah whatever. Just hit the shift button with the Y button together and you get a
different view and just hit the awesome alt button together with the Y button
and you get an other awesome before-and-after view and just hit the Y
button again and the Y button again and then it’s all back again nice and
saturated and colorful and I love it. Tip number four. Have you ever tried to edit
your photos with different backgrounds or just view your pictures with
different backgrounds then give it a try. Just hit the right button of your mouse
or your trackpad right next to the picture and then you
can choose between for example of white or for example also black other gray
tones when you watch for example a night photography picture on a black
background it might appear that your black is not actually black in the
picture but kind of greyish. You can now adjust the picture and get a better
overview of your awesome photography pictures. Or just put it back on medium
grey and if you just want to put your picture on the big screen with a black
background you can just hit the F button and it says full screen and now you have
a nice full screen with black background. And tip number five. Have you ever
noticed that when you put your picture from your SD card into Lightroom or into
Photoshop that your pictures are kind of grayish that might be because of Adobe
standard it’s a picture profile and you might have activated a different picture
profile inside your camera and you always thought oh it’s just on the jpg
but it can be activated on the raw as well. Just switch from camera profile
Adobe standard to your camera profile that you’ve already chosen while taking
the shot for example I in that situation took landscape with a Sony camera if you
have for example a Canon camera you have different presets here you can take
portrait as well or standard which I usually take because not that colorful
but different and not that greyish from Adobe standard. Adobe standard is great
for for example nice-guy photography because it’s not that oversaturated but
in most situations I take camera standard or camera landscape and it’s
one thing I do after I imported photos into Lightroom. Those were five awesome
tricks for Adobe Lightroom I hope you enjoyed the video if so thumbs up and if
you have other tricks for Adobe Lightroom then post it in the comments
section below I’m looking forward to read your comments. If you want to see
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videography and about Lightroom and about all the other things which are on
my mind. If you have some topics you want to hear more then post it in the comment
section below as well. We see us next time and never forget “Sag mal Einstellung Digga!”
so if I want to edit 1000 photos it will take me quite a long time so I
choose the best photos.

100 Replies to “📷 5 awesome Adobe Lightroom Tricks – Did you know? Benjamin Jaworskyj learn Photography”

  1. I couldn't help but notice :47 secs into your video that your navigator window was larger then normal. Is it possible to make it a tad larger? I've tried and cannot figure it out. It would be nice to have it at least twice the normal size for viewing, especially handy when viewing preset selections.

  2. Pressing "L" twice is also great to black the entire screen out to remove distractions when critiquing an edit. Try it out!

  3. It's actually not short code, but short cut.. 😀 Aber trotzdem cool, auch wenn es ungewohnt ist, dass du Englisch redest 😀

  4. new subscriber here ! love ur videos ! best regards from france and best wishes for the upcoming year ! bye ! ah, huh, i like ur sense of humour and ur handsome!

  5. lovely tutorial but german accent is always so horrible 😛 no offense I'm german myself and I doubt I sound any better haha

  6. Würde der Titel "Benjamin Jaworskyj learn Photography" nicht korrekterweise "… teach photography" heißen? Sonst "… is learning photography"?

  7. i wonder if you can batch change to camera standard before any editing as soon as you import a folder of pictures into lightroom

  8. Great tips! Thanks so much ツ
    PS. No slight on your (excellent) German accent Benjamin but in any language, 'Adobe' is pronounced 'Ah-doe-bee' – as in the native American adobe hut rather than the English word 'Abode' ツ

  9. These are all things that are new to someone who installed Lightroom 5 minutes ago.
    It's a bogus 'tips' video.
    Also: switching before/after can better be done by pushing BACKSLASH.

  10. I'll give you A+ on presentation, language & entertainment, Ben; although my old, tired eyes had difficulty to catch with the lightening speed of those puny arrow heads going like bees on the screen. Not your fault.
    Now, Did I tell you I'm Old? Yes, I did. And ever since Adobe Photoshop came to light, I've always found it non friendly at all (to me) You're talking here to a guy that was taking pictures long before you were a tickle in your dad's …. So, for me, all I wanted to learn was how to TUNE up my images, and maybe, maybe to replace backgrounds. Mission Impossible. I attended some Photoshop seminars and the guy was as entertaining as was my math teacher in high school. Don't ask me why I hate math.
    Overtime I started to use and to consume apps on my ios devices. Among them I discovered SNAPSEED. I use it sometimes, but the screen can't be as enlarged as the one of Adobe.
    One question: Which of the two would you prefer, and why?
    And… What's the maximum size of an image that can be worked on ANY apps?
    Thanks & have a great day!

  11. These basic tricks are worth learning… many people knows them already but it is very much helpful for the beginners like me… and its entertaining and fun… 🙂

  12. Regarding Camera Profiles you can also download other camera profiles from the internets or buy them thru vsco and other companies that provide them 😉

  13. very awesome tricks Benjamin. I wanna know what does mean MAGIC LANTERN .if you see this comment please don't hesitate to respond. Thank you

  14. Hi Ben, you can use Preset when importing, so you don’t have to apply Camera Calibration for every photo

  15. Welcome to the science and knowledge Channel. In this channel we offer everything useful in all areas of knowledge and science in various aspects, and wish you a good and interesting and useful, and do not skimp on your comments and follow us and encourage and share our friends with friends and how much … Thank you and follow up good .

  16. Not the best video I've seen, in fact close to the worst! To be that enthusiastic you really need experience and skills, Ben I think you ought to watch Jason Lanier or Jamie Windsor, the Northrups, and MANY others to see how a good vid is well presented. Remember an empty vessel makes the most NOISE.

  17. The most important shortcut in Lightroom for me is this button (in case you have it on your keyboard):
    This toggles back and forth between before/after, and it is a far better way of evaluation than side by side comparison.
    The other thing I recommend is to use a color calibration palette (I use colorchecker passport), to create your own, color correct camera profile. I use Nikon, and the built in camera profiles are totally shit. Your brain knows it is shit, then you start to fiddle around with the sliders and you make your photos even worse. You will never be able to extract realistic colours on your own, except if you are a professional colorist with at least 5 years experience, and hours of time to color correct one single image. A calibrated screen is also essential. Once you use this type of color management, you will never go back and you will never touch the vibrance/saturation sliders again.

  18. Very entertaining and informative video! I like how he explained things so effortlessly with great sense of humour!

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