Adobe Lightroom is a photography application powerhouse that has enough features and processes to drive any photographer mad. 

Lightroom was created to help you do only three key things: sort your images, post-process them, and export them. Obviously, learning whether you are just starting out or being an advanced photographer is an important topic. 

This guide will teach you the process of using Lightroom for beginners from start to finish in this detailed guide, including tips on topics that appear to confuse people the most. Read on to learn more about Lightroom.

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Sliders & Before View

You can either shift the lever to the right or left to raise or reduce the impact, or you can press to raise or decrease the effect incrementally. 

To see the photo’s original unedited image, tap and hold the center of the picture. The device will turn back to the old image, so you can see the changes.

Quick Edits

Profiles are used to add edits which change the visual style quickly. Those involve pre-made elements, such as black and white or monochrome. This is a perfect way to give your picture a start look. 

Moving the slider to change the profile to increase or decrease the power. To create auto edits, tap the “Auto” button, and the settings will adjust to improve the image

You can tell which settings have been changed because there is a tiny dot below the updated menu options. To set the auto-corrected options, tap on the updated settings. Set the auto option first then edit the settings from there.

Copying Edits to New Photos

By uploading a new image and clicking on the “previous” button in the menu option, you can add those old edits to a new image. You may then opt to make any or all of the modifications. 

The “Previous” option requires changes to the image and the crop. The other choice is to add only the modifications rather than the seed. Do this by clicking on the links to “add changes.” 

To get even more control over copying edits in Lightroom Mobile, you can select which settings you want to copy to a picture by clicking on the top right corner of the three-dot screen. Next, tap on copy settings to pick the different changes you want to hold.

What’s the Curve? 

Modifying the curve can sound complicated, but we’ll give you some fast tips on this Lightroom Mobile tutorial. There’s a diagonal line in the box after you open the curve option on the app

To the edge, there are three words. On the left, shadows, mid-tones, and highlights are all told. The bottom 1/3 represents the shadows, the middle zone represents the mid-tones, and the highlights are the top. 

Easily adjust the curve for the entire shot, or edit by color individually. You can change the lighting, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, and blacks in the color setting too. Deal with these settings, and just double-tap the lever to reset.

The Basics of Color

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Set the picture to the cool or warm temperatures. Slide right to warmer temperatures, and left to cooler temp. When doing so, your picture will be given a more bluish or yellow hue. Set the tint to change color shade in your image. 

The vibrance slider more subtly adjusts color. It increases the bright colors, but in colors like yellows and skin tones, it has less effect. The saturation increases the contrast of the image for all colors.

You can adjust the hue saturation and lightness of a given color in the color mixer. You just don’t know exactly what it is as the color spectrum always crosses over to more than one color. 

Start by tapping on the bullseye to change color, hue, and color saturation. Then tap on the photo you want to change to a particular location. 

Conclusion

After editing, you can export your photo and save it to your device. Download this app and start editing now!