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Lightroom Workflow Basics – Dual Monitor Editing

Adam Lerner October 19, 2011 Comments Off

In this video, I show you how to take advantage of some amazingly robust features in Lightroom by simply adding a second monitor to the mix.

Having a second monitor can be very handy – often just to have your email and or a web-browser separate from your editing window can help with daily workflow, however having a second monitor in use while editing photos in Lightroom can be a real helpful time-saver and can allow you do do things you may not be able to do with just one monitor.

Editing individual images in a series can be tough to get the look and feel identical, however when editing multiple images with Survey mode in a second monitor, you can much more easily see how each photo compares in color temperature, and overall exposure and such.

I spent a ton of time editing my images in Lightroom and whenever I have the chance to let Lightroom do the heavy lifting for me, I jump on that. Having a second monitor for advance editing is one of those huge time-saving features that I use all the time and recommend it for anyone that’s considering adding another monitor to their setup.

This video is part of an ongoing series on Adobe Lightroom Workflow Basics. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments below or email adamlernerphoto@gmail.com.

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