Our Top Lightroom & Photoshop Tips & Tricks [PS7]

Lightroom & Photoshop tips & tricks showdown with Nick Page, Erica Kay, & Darin Mellor!  Find out what happens when we let Nick Page host.  Sit back & enjoy learning & laughing!

What's in this episode:

  • Removing distracting elements from the background using Lr & Ps.
  • Lightroom's powerful Gradient & Radial Filters for improving the look of your background.
  • Lassoing the mind around Clone Stamping, Layer Masking, & Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop.
  • Giving a little texture to studio shoots in Ps.
  • Creating individualized presets in Lightroom & making subjects glow using Adjustment Brushes.
  • Liquifying objects in the scene to make them fit with Photoshop.
  • Gaussian Blur in Ps & how it adds value to the photo.
  • Becoming a master of the Lr Adjustment Brushes & why you should create your own to save time.
  • A reader question from Charles McWhirter helping photogenic & not-so- photogenic people feel comfortable & look their best.
  • Replying to client correspondence & not falling behind.
  • Using the Show Focus Points Lightroom Plugin to help master focusing skills.
  • Make a schedule & stick to it!

Resources Mentioned:


For iPhone/iPad/iPod listeners – We’ll be in iTunes within a few days! Just search “Portrait Session” to find it when it’s available.

For Android listeners – Download the Stitcher Radio app (free) and search for “Portrait Session Podcast.”  We should be there very shortly. Or, if you have already downloaded a podcasting client, follow the directions in the next sentence.

For podcast enthusiasts – If you already listen to podcasts and have a podcatcher that you prefer, the feed you’ll need to add is https://improvephotography.com/category/session/feed/

For those who don’t have a mobile device – You can always listen to the show by clicking the audio file at the top of this episode.

Scroll to Top