HELLO PHOTOG FRIENDS!
Lightroom update alert! This was an exciting one for me to see when I did my most recent Lightroom Classic update this week. A feature that’s been a loooong time coming, and well, entirely over due to show up in the program. I can’t believe it took until 2022 for this feature to be released but it’ll be a total game changer in 2023 and beyond!
New to Lightroom – FINALLY – a brand new adjustment slider allowing you to control how much or how little of the preset you’d like applied to an image! I know for myself this will be SO handy when I know I want the aesthetic of my chosen preset, but just want it scaled back a little bit for a more natural feel. I will be using this feature a ton.
A few imperfect things to mention (that I hope Adobe will continue to impove on!):
The Preset Amount Slider ONLY works immediately after applying a preset to an image. It will grey out and not be usable after doing any additonal adjustments to your lighting or colors, etc.
It also doesn’t work on images you have Sync’d a preset and adjustments on to. Not a huge deal here as you should only be syncing edits to images with very similar lighting and colors – any additional adjustments can be made to these still – just not the Preset Amount Slider.
Want to see it in action on some images? Check out my tutorial video below!
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