HIDDEN Tricks in Lightroom you probably didn't know!

I think this has happened to a lot of us!

At some point after getting to know Lightroom to a certain level we know there is more to it, there is more advanced features but we dont look them up. One day we stumble upon an article or video that says tips and tricks about Lightroom or maybe hidden features. We look at the bulleted list and we actually already know almost everything except maybe one or two thinks and then we are like whoa thats nice! or could use that!

Well, i dont know about you but i caught my self in this position quite a few times lately. So i figured well maybe am not alone, and i decided to share a few tips that aren’t too obvious and that i actully use on my daily workflow!

Over time i’ll be adding more to this List!

Enjoy for now!!

Valentinos


  • You can change the Amount of Intensity of an Adjustment (Graduated, Radial or Brush)

    • When you make any adjustment you can change the amount by a simple step HOLD ALT+Click and Drag Left or Right on the small dot that indicates your adjustment. Or another way is to collapse the adjustments on the list and a new bar will appear named Amount which you can change!

    • A small video below with extreme adjustment to demonstrate this


  • ALT/OPTION

    You can use ALT key to get different action like below.

    • ALT + CLICK on any Panel = RESET A PANEL

    • ALT + COLOR on SPLIT TONE = SPLIT TONE PREVIEW

    • ALT + (EXPOSURE / WHITES / BLACKS) will show Clipping.

    • ALT + Masking at SHARPENING = Will show a Mask preview of the Areas where sharpening is applied.

    Clicking alt on your edit will reveal a lot of hidden gems you can discover on your own!

    Small Demo Video Below!


  • CROP OVERLAYS ( O AND SHIFT + O)

Activate Crop (Press R) or Click the icon

Now Test the Button O and change the overlay or Press SHIFT + O to change the overlay angles!

Now Press X to change from vertical to horizontal (This one was a life saver when i learned about it)

Video Demo Below



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