Should I Build Smart Previews in Lightroom?

Some of you might already be familiar with Smart Previews. They were my favorite update to Lightroom 5 back in 2013 when it launched. The crazy thing is how many photographers are not using them in their workflow. It’s probably because the Smart Preview workflow was marketed as the solution to photographers that are outsourcing […]

Lightroom CC vs Lightroom Classic | Comparison

If you’re new to Adobe Lightroom, or even if you’ve used earlier versions, you might wonder why Adobe offers two different versions of its popular photo editing software with Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic. Furthermore, you may wonder how exactly these two versions compare. While they sound nearly identical in name and perform similar functions, […]

Lightroom Mobile Presets | The Ultimate Guide

Lightroom Mobile Presets are a great way to edit photos on the go with your smartphone or tablet. The Lightroom mobile app remains one of the best apps for photo editing, and Lightroom Presets give photographers the ability to get consistent, refined styles with a single click. In this ultimate guide to Lightroom Presets, we’ll […]

Mood Pack Update | New Preset Added & More!

The dark and moody aesthetic is a popular style for wedding and portrait photographers. The warm, boho vibe of this style is why the Mood Pack has been one of our most popular styles with our real wedding clients. Since we released this pack in early 2021, we’ve been testing the pack on more images, […]

Crush Pack Update | New Preset Added & More!

The bold, vivid, high contrast aesthetic is a popular style for wedding and portrait photographers. The impactful, high energy vibe of this style is why the Crush Pack has been one of our most popular packs at Visual Flow. Since we released this pack, we’ve spent more time in the lab, testing the pack on […]

Pastel Pack Update | New Preset Added & More!

The soft, filmic, light and airy aesthetic is a popular style for wedding and portrait photographers. The romantic feel and elegant beauty of this style is why the Pastel Pack was the second pack released as Visual Flow two years ago. Since the release, we’ve been gathering feedback, testing the pack on more images and […]

Lightroom Q&A – Making Adjustments to Tiff Files

In our new series, we’ll be adding questions and answers from our Facebook Group here on our blog to help out any of you users experiencing similar issues. If you have a question, be sure to ask in our LR Group. Member Question: When I finish my edits in LR and then edit in PS […]

Black and White Lightroom Presets

When photography was first invented in the 1830s, Black and White Photography was the only option. As the original form of photography, Black and White photography creates a timeless look and feel. When used with intent, Black and White editing can add to the story of an image and make it more impactful. While each […]

Lightroom HDR Presets by Visual Flow

Natural, Tasteful HDR Photography All of the Visual Flow preset packs include a preset called HDR Natural. In this article, we’ll do a deep dive into the HDR presets, showing you when to use them and what they are doing to the images. Why did we call this preset HDR Natural? The term HDR can […]

How to Install Presets in Lightroom Mobile

Advances in mobile phone camera technology over the past few years have opened up a new world of possibilities for creatives. Getting professional quality photos in this content hungry world is now possible with just the device in your pocket. To achieve a high level of quality and refinement with mobile photography, creatives are turning […]