Adobe Creative Suite is a family of image organization and image manipulation software developed by Adobe Systems for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and tvOS (Apple TV). It allows importing/saving, viewing, organizing, tagging, editing, and sharing large numbers of digital images.
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- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Photoshop
Lightroom is a fully integrated photo management and post-processing engine. It has been the benchmark for photo-editing and enhancement for many years.
Lightroom General Configuration
The Watermarking function in Adobe Lightroom allows you to add a graphical or textual watermark to your images during export
Lightroom provides powerful features to help you manage your image imports into your library. Find out more in this article.
This article explains how to export your images and videos from Lightroom, as well as how to set up export presets.
Lightroom Library Module
Image File Management may not be the most exciting subject, but it’s important to get it right. This article covers techniques to get the best from Folders and Catalogues
Using metadata and keyword tags with your Lightroom image library, is a powerful way of optimising your images for the web.
The Lightroom Library Module provides numerous functions to manage and sort your images.
Lightroom Develop Module
Understanding the Lightroom Histogram forms the foundation of all post-processing you will ever do in Lightroom
The Lightroom Presence sliders enable you to adjust the texture and saturation of your images, and are part of the standard controls used in post-processing
If you can master Lightroom Tone Curves, you will never need to purchase another Lightroom preset. With a little practice and experimentation, you will soon be a Tone Curve champion.
White Balance is a scale of the primary colour intensities. When post-processing it is important to render neutral colours correctly.
The HSL & Color Panels allow you to perform targeted adjustments to specific areas in your photograph for Hue, Saturation & Color optimisation.
The Color Grading panel is a great tool to perform targeted hue adjustments to Highlights, Shadows and Midtones.
The Details Panel in Lightroom allows you to sharpen and de-noise your digital images
Lens Corrections is about correcting unwanted distortion, aberrations and vignettes from your digital images.
The Transform Panel in Lightroom allows you to correct distortion and perspective effects in your digital images.
The Effects Panel in Lightroom allows you to create aesthetic vignette and film grain to your digital images.
The Lightroom Calibration Panel allows you to adjust the global RGB settings of your digital images.
Lightroom Local Adjustment Tools
This article explains the use of Graduated Filters into your digital image workflow.
This article explains how to apply a Gradient Mask to your Graduated Filter Effects.
This article covers the integration of Radial Filters into your digital Image workflow.
The adjustment brush is one of the most versatile tools in Lightroom. This article explains how to use it, with worked examples.
The Spot Removal tool enables you to remove minor blemishes from your digital images, such as dust spots and small unwanted objects.
Lightroom Crop Overlay is all about cropping your images to get the best aspect ratio for the job. Find out how to crop like a pro!
Lightroom Workflow Examples
This article covers a typical post-processing workflow, and forms the foundation for all other creative edits you may want to do
In this article we use the adjustment brush to create light beams in an image
Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988. Since then, the software has become the industry standard not only in raster graphics editing but in digital art as a whole.
One of the most reliable methods of performing image masks
One of the easiest methods of performing image masks
One of the most irritating artefacts in an online image. Colour banding can be easily removed
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