- Lightroom and local adjustment brush
- Creating lightroom brush presets
- Resources about Lightroom
Lightroom, the favorite post processing software of professional photographers has a feature called local adjustment brush. This feature allows a user to be more efficient with his or her workflow without compromising on the quality of the result. In order to do this, aside from having custom presets at your disposal, you can also use lightroom brush presets to make your editing a whole lot faster.
So how do you create lightroom brush presets?
- First step is to open the development module and locate the local adjustment brush. This is assuming the Lightroom is already launched. Then, adjust any of the sliders according to your desire. Be creative and don’t be afraid to try something out.
- After you have done that, make sure to save the brush once you are done adjusting the settings. In order to save it, click on the Custom option on top of the brush panel. Then hit Save Current Settings as New Preset.
- After click that option, the Save Brush Preset dialog box will appear. It will ask you to save the preset. Make sure you name it according to its function to avoid confusion on what it does.
- Once you hit save, it is a good idea to double check if the brush preset was really saved. Click the Effect option to see all the brush presets. Look for the preset you’ve just saved.
- As a precaution, it is good to backup your presets. Go to Edit > Preferences > Presets > Show Lightroom Presets Folder and look for the Local Adjustment Presets folder. Copy the presets you’ve made and save it in your backup folder or drive.
So there you have it, creating lightroom brush presets is as easy as 1,2,3. For other tutorials and tips about Lightroom, you can visit Sleeklens.com. They have lots of good content about Lightroom. You will learn a lot from it.