In Photoshop you can add multiple text layers with a variety of effects, which enables you to create text on a photo in virtually any way you would like. Each camera manufacturer also has its own version of the raw format with its own three-letter extension Canon uses. The advantage to the way Lightroom works is that everything we do is entirely non-destructive. Getting started This lesson assumes that you are already familiar with the Lightroom workspace and with moving between the different modules. You can also create multiple text boxes on the same image, which will give you the ability to format and stylize each text box separately. I'll remove them in two passes.
Since I've drawn the gradient on the layer mask, not on the layer itself, we don't see the actual gradient in the document. Instead, the bottom of the letters now blend in with the mountains behind them: Lightroom's catalog is once again updated with the changes made in Photoshop. The image count indicates that the Details collection contains 19 photos. How to Flip the Background Layer You can also flip the background layer in Photoshop. If this is the first time you're sending the image to Photoshop from Lightroom, as it is for me with this image, choose the first option, Edit a Copy with Lightroom Adjustments, then click the Edit button.
The Book module makes it easy to design beautiful, sophisticated book layouts, and then publish them without leaving Lightroom. Yet while we start off in Lightroom, we also end in Lightroom. But this time, we're passing Photoshop a file type that it can work with. Lightroom stores all of this information in a database which it calls a catalog, and because Lightroom and Photoshop work so seamlessly together, Lightroom can automatically add the edited version of our image to its catalog once we save our work in Photoshop! I shot this one through the window of a train as it traveled through the mountains. The copy, which contains our Photoshop edits, has now been returned to Lightroom and added to its catalog along with the original.
If you want to change the colour, click on the foreground colour and the Color Picker window will appear. More Detail: There are various ways you can add text to an image you are sharing from within Lightroom. They will help you recognize the pictures that are your originals and also help prevent people from stealing your photos without permission. Instead, I'll be skimming over certain things rather quickly things that are not really important to the topic at hand so we can focus our attention on how to move raw files between Lightroom and Photoshop. That's because, along with being an image editor, Lightroom also manages and organizes our images, keeping track not only of our editing instructions but also where each image is stored on our computer, any ratings or keywords we've applied, the copyright information for each image, and lots more. Now I got a clear idea for creating a unique logo by Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator. In my case, my Type layer would be merged with the image itself, leaving my text completely uneditable.
Here are several steps to help guide you to making things like holiday family photos or New Year's invitations that go to the next level. And then print out the picture with the text? There are some simple text capabilities in Lightroom which can be used to place text on your images in various ways in various contexts. Your image now opens in Photoshop and you can edit to your hearts content. To blend the text in with the image, I'll click near the bottom of the text and drag upward towards the center, pressing and holding my Shift key as I drag to limit the angle in which I can move, which makes it easier to drag straight up vertically: Dragging a black to white gradient on the layer mask from the bottom towards the center of the text. With the bars made, and the top and bottom bars positioned correctly I can select the top bar in the Layers Panel and the Shift and click the bottom bottom bar. You can make the same changes in regards to size, opacity and location as you did with the text watermark.
The nineteen images are imported from the Lesson 7 folder and now appear in the Grid view of the Library module and also in the Filmstrip across the bottom of the Lightroom workspace. Again, that's because Photoshop can't work with raw files directly so it needs a separate, pixel-based version to work on. You may choose either a text watermark or a graphic watermark. Are you wondering how to put a watermark on your photos? As soon as you return to Lightroom, the missing adjustments will reappear. So you can see what you are doing, you could add a new layer.
As soon as you save your work in Photoshop and return to Lightroom, your Lightroom adjustments will again be visible, along with any changes you made in Photoshop. Here's an image I'm currently working on in Lightroom's Develop module. From Photoshop Back To Lightroom 5. Add a Logo or Unique Watermark If you have a logo or a special watermark you can use this in Lightroom too. I hope you found this Lightroom and Photoshop tutorial useful. Step 4: Flip the Object Horizontally Make sure to select the new layer with the arrow.
Once you get good using Transform, you can experiment with what else the tool does. This tells Photoshop to paint a straight line between the two spots where I clicked. I'll quickly grab my Type Tool from the Toolbar along the left of the screen: Selecting the Type Tool in Photoshop. Here you can see that I have called one of my presets: watermark-3. The downside, though, is that there's only so much we can do non-destructively.
To save your work after passing an image from Lightroom over to Photoshop, go up to the File menu at the top of the screen and choose Save. For some of the shapes the text has to be written inside. We'll be covering those in the next tutorial: The three letter extension tells us which type of file we're working with. While there are ways to work non-destructively in Photoshop, its main strength is that it's a pixel editing powerhouse, making it great for local edits; that is, changes to a specific part of the photo. We can still make further adjustments in Lightroom if we need to, but we no longer have the same amount of flexibility that we had when we were working with the original raw image. Are you not sure if you want to add a watermark your photos? Here, we see an image that I've been working on in Lightroom's Develop module. Even then, Lightroom does not apply our changes to the original photo.