How I Edit in Lightroom Using Presets

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Here are two simple Lightroom edits using my new “Authentic Set” available in the Clickin Moms Store. Use code AUTHENTIC for $15 savings now through November 21st.

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Here is the SOOC I imported into Lightroom as a RAW file. 1. Import photo

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2. Tweak white balance. You can either tweak by eye, or use the eye dropper. Move the dropper around until you find the most correct white balance to start with. You can see the change of white balance in preview module (top left corner).

2. Tweak white balance. You can either tweak by eye, or use the eye dropper. Move the dropper around until you find the most correct white balance to start with. You can see the change of white balance in preview module (top left corner).

3. Tweak exposure. I liked the exposure so I didn’t touch it.

4. Bring down whites. My highlights were looking a little bright, so I brought them down a little bit.

5. Straighten

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6. Add “Originality {Matte}” preset.

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7. Sharpen. This is obviously an optional step, but I felt this photo could use it a bit. The focus was the slightest bit off as I was using a remote.

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8. Save photo

Black and White Image Tutorial

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1. Start on step 5 (Go in your history panel and click the last step before using the preset)

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2. Apply "intentional {BW_Matte} Preset

3. Let up on the vignetting. It was a bit harsh, so I went to the effect module and lightened it a bit.

4. Take midpoint to 0

5. Take roundess to +100

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6. Save photo