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More Than A Snapshot provides online photography education.

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This is the blog for More Than A Snapshot's Online Photography Classes.  In these blog posts I will give photography tips, tutorials, and show images.

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Using Luminar 3 as a Lightroom Plugin

Gary Detonnancourt

Check out this four-course bundle which includes:

  • Luminar 3

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lightroom

  • F**k the Rules, Your Composition Your Way

  • Learn to Create More than a Snapshot Photography Course

The pre-sale Black Friday price is $50 and you can click here to purchase this bundle.

If you don’t currently own Luminar you can purchase it now during their black Friday deal by clicking here. Since your purchasing it now you will get the upgrade to Luminar 3 free when it’s released on December 18th. The software has been release and they have extended the sale. They are also offering many bonuses with this sale that you can check out on their sales page.

If you decide to buy it use the coupon code “SNAPSHOT” to get $10 off.

How to Use The New HDR Panorama Feature in Lightroom CC Release 8

Gary Detonnancourt

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lightroom CC
29.99 97.00

This course will help you to understand how to use Lightroom for all of your image editing needs. I cover everything from organizing your images to printing to slideshows. Every module is covered. This course is also frequently updated with the latest information and techniques. The course covers Lightroom versions 4, 5, and 6/CC.

This course is almost 100% video lessons with some supporting notes and references. The course has more than 46 lessons and I'm constantly adding new lessons. You will have access to me through Udemy's discussion tab for answering all of your questions and checking out your progress with your image editing.

You should take this course if you are new to using Lightroom or if you are experienced and just need to learn more details about how the program works. This course does start at the beginning but then goes to an advanced level.

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Dodge & Burn with Luminance in LightRoom

Gary Detonnancourt


Dodge & Burn with Luminance in Lightroom Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Release 7.4 has added a new blend if slider to make your adjustments more targeted to colors or luminance levels. In this video, I will show you how you can use the luminance range mask for dodging and burning your images.

How to use the Range Mask in Lightroom.  The range mask can be used with the Graduated Filter, Radial Filter or Adjustment Brush.

1. Use one of these tools to make an adjustment to your image.

2. Scroll down to the bottom of the tool's panel and click on range mask.

3. Select Color or Luminance

4. Adjust the blend if sliders and smoothness slider to taste.

If you found this video to be helpful, please check out my full Lightroom course listed below.


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Tips for Adding Photos to Lightroom's Quick Collections

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3 Ways to Set a White and Black Point in Lightroom CC

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