Tips and tricks, how-to guides, and plugin reviews related to using plugins for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

Can Aurora HDR 2019 Salvage Otherwise Unusable Photos?

HDR is traditionally all about the drama. But it doesn't have to be all about overly saturated and uber dramatic… Read More

February 4, 2020

Can Lightroom Find Duplicates?

By itself, Lightroom can't find duplicate photos. But here are a couple of plugins available that can add that functionality. Read More

February 4, 2020

Comparing the AI Auto Processing of Lightroom Classic CC and Luminar 2018

Both Lightroom Classic CC and Luminar 2018 now offer processing using AI, or artificial intelligence. Here's a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

April 1, 2020

How to Install and Use Luminar as a Lightroom Plugin

Luminar 4 is designed as a standalone app, but you can also use it alongside Lightroom. Here's how to install… Read More

April 1, 2020

How to Install Aurora HDR 2019 as a Lightroom Plugin

Aurora HDR 2019 can be used as a standalone app, but it can also be used as a plugin for… Read More

February 3, 2020

How to Emulate Instagram’s Filters in Lightroom

If you're trying to get that Instagram filter look in Lightroom, here's a set of premium Lightroom develop presets that… Read More

February 1, 2020

How to Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

There are several different ways to post to Instagram from a desktop or laptop. Here's an option for posting to… Read More

September 15, 2020

Using JPEGmini Pro to Make Files Smaller when Exporting from Lightroom

JPEGmini Pro offers a way to make filesizes impressively smaller when you export JPGs from Lightroom or use with a… Read More

January 31, 2020

How to Export Photos While Maintaining Folder Structure

If you're looking to export multiple images organized into folders while preserving the folder structure, there's a plugin that can… Read More

January 24, 2020

How to Install Lightroom Presets

There are two methods to installing Lightroom develop presets. One is better suited to bundles of multiple presets, while the… Read More

November 23, 2020

How to Filter Photos by Stack Position

Lightroom doesn't have a built-in way (yet) to filter only the top images of a stack or any other stack… Read More

January 26, 2020