How To Make Your Photos Pop In Lightroom 4 In 5 Minutes – Lightroom Tutorial

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This video tutorial will show you how to use Lightroom 4 to take a dull, lifeless photo and turn it into something that stands above the rest in a measly 5 minutes.

See it on our blog at http://www.designpanoply.com/blog/how-to-make-your-photos-pop-in-lightroom-4-in-5-minutes.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

25 Comments

  1. WWJason
    December 31, 2014 at 9:36 pm #

    Cool Video I love Lightroom and that clarity tool is the ish!
    It’s funny how you titled the video what you can do in 4-5 mins but people
    are still hounding you about how you could of done more lol. ungreatful
    bastards lol 

  2. Samiron Barai
    December 31, 2014 at 10:00 pm #

    Great tips :)

  3. Trọng Phạm
    December 31, 2014 at 10:44 pm #

    thanks for your tutorial 🙂 It’s really easy but bring so much result

  4. Azhan Abdul-Rahim
    December 31, 2014 at 11:39 pm #

    Well presented, thanks

  5. amourdeparis
    December 31, 2014 at 11:44 pm #

    I really like what you’ve done to the image. I wish that there were a way
    to get rid of that big flare on the man though. 

  6. Ethan Henry
    January 1, 2015 at 12:44 am #

    thanks for this i just got lightroom 5 yesterday i know i can probably do a
    little more but this was a good tutorial anyways

  7. djbounz .
    January 1, 2015 at 1:03 am #

    Killer tips! 

  8. squantrill
    January 1, 2015 at 1:07 am #

    I have to comment about people saying that you shouldn’t be shooting into
    the sun anyway, unless you want subjects squinting and frowning as well as
    harsh shadows across the face, always place a subjects back to the sun,
    even to the side will cause harsh shadows across the face. Maybe around 20
    degrees at most then you have a nice backlight effect on the hair etc. Use
    a flash also in the daytime to subtle illuminate the dark areas of the face
    for a really nice look. Shooting into the sun is common in professional
    photography.

  9. Sandy North
    January 1, 2015 at 1:18 am #

    Great tutorial! Thanks for posting it!

  10. Samina thecupcakeconfession
    January 1, 2015 at 2:04 am #

    This is an AMAZING tutorial!!!! Helped a LOT! Thanksss! :)

  11. Tri Hantoro
    January 1, 2015 at 2:55 am #

    nice tutorial…

  12. Fariq Yosman
    January 1, 2015 at 3:17 am #

    SERIOUS TAK LAWA DO

  13. Mrs.Lett
    January 1, 2015 at 4:03 am #

    Great teacher. It takes a lot of time and practice.

  14. christopher perez
    January 1, 2015 at 4:57 am #

    simple and easy to understand!

    just awesome!

  15. Steve F
    January 1, 2015 at 5:07 am #

    It would pop more if you don’t shoot into the sun in the first place.

  16. PETER cotterell
    January 1, 2015 at 6:05 am #

    Thank you are great teacher .

  17. glamorre24
    January 1, 2015 at 6:53 am #

    thank you so much

  18. Paolo Carino
    January 1, 2015 at 7:52 am #

    finally a video that is simple and easy to understand. thank you so much
    cause it helped… ALOT!

  19. Brendan Vandedonk
    January 1, 2015 at 7:55 am #

    thanks for the video was easy to understand

  20. Ciara Jordan
    January 1, 2015 at 8:30 am #

    Very helpful, thanks!!

  21. Durgaprasad Gunnam
    January 1, 2015 at 9:07 am #

  22. Irene Hoskins
    January 1, 2015 at 9:15 am #

    Thank you! I thought the video was great! I’m surprised there are so many
    negative comments, not everyone is born an expert photographer and
    sometimes you want to catch the moment on the fly. Don’t see the harm in
    giving a walk though on creating a picture better.

  23. Mayank Thapliyal
    January 1, 2015 at 9:43 am #

    Thanx buddy, Nice tutorial

  24. Design Panoply
    January 1, 2015 at 9:55 am #

    Hey Dust, You can! You just need to open the files as Camera RAW. Click
    File > Open As > and choose Camera RAW as the file type. It will pop up in
    the RAW editing window and you’ll have all the same functionality as shown
    here in Lightroom 🙂

  25. Design Panoply
    January 1, 2015 at 10:40 am #

    I’m glad it was easy to understand!