In this video from Phil Steele of SteeleTraining, you’ll learn how you can jump from Lightroom to Photoshop and back again when editing your photos.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to make the jump from within Lightroom to Photoshop so you can do more detailed editing using layers, and then bring the photo back to Lightroom.
- About making multiple jumps or nested jumps.
- How this function works with RAW files versus JPG files.
- What the different options mean in the “Edit in Photoshop” dialogue box when editing JPGs.
- A workaround to open your original, unedited RAW file in Photoshop.
- How to add text to your photo in Photoshop.
- How to Save the file and how to change the default settings of the file saving format.
- Why you should use only “Save” and not “Save As” when in Photoshop.
- The process that Lightroom uses to save and retrieve your image.
Multiple jumps (or roundtrips)
- What happens when you make multiple round trips (jumps to and from Lightroom to Photoshop and back) with the same file.
- The best format to choose after you have closed Photoshop and decide you want to keep editing your edited photo.
- What setting to choose so that you don’t loose further adjustments made in Lightroom when jumping back to Photoshop.
- The trade-off of jumping back to Photoshop for a second time after making further edits in Lightroom but with a sneaky work-around.
- How to make “virtual copies” of your image in Lightroom.
- How you synchronize settings from one image to another in Lightroom.
Nested Jumps (or roundtrips)
- How to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop and then from Photoshop to third-party software such as Luminar.
- How to merge multiple Layers into a single Smart Layer so you can open in a third party program/plugin.
If you want to learn more from Phil, check out some of his video courses covering topics like event photography, Lightroom, headshots and more on steeletraining.com.
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