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    Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    I primarily shoot an X-T1 and an A6000 at the moment. I could use some advice on nailing down my workflow in the develop module. Does anyone have some suggestions on the order in which I should go through the develop options? I inevitably do it differently each time I use it and feel I don't have a consistent look to my processing.

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    What ever the flow, IMO, WB to taste first since it can effect the perception of exposure.

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    I think this is one of the best resources for LR:

    Which Video Series Is Right For You?

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    First Step: Close LightRoom
    Second Step: Open Capture One

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    Quote Originally Posted by gmack View Post
    I primarily shoot an X-T1 and an A6000 at the moment. I could use some advice on nailing down my workflow in the develop module. Does anyone have some suggestions on the order in which I should go through the develop options? I inevitably do it differently each time I use it and feel I don't have a consistent look to my processing.
    Creating and storing presets are a great thing to do. They help your initial basic starting point.
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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    Lets take a step back...serious question and a few one liners....

    Scott Kelby has a book called the 7 Point system for PS....

    Really need to establish a standard approach to most work...whether in LR or C1....

    WB Exposure Contrast Globally Shadow and Highlights Saturation and Specific Color Issues

    Channel Adjustments then Layers and Local Adjustments ... i.e. Light, Contrast, Specific Enhancements, Layers for Blends and Masks, Sharpening for the Final step...first Capture Sharpening then Output Sharpening...

    At multiple points on this path save a reference file with your adjustments prior to output sharpening and sizing...so that you can accommodate any output media and size.

    Some files need all of the above ... many need only a part... if you follow the flow your output will be a bit more consistent and reproducible.

    Bob

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    Re: Still struggling to find a standard workflow in LR.

    SO...

    Look closely at the develop module in LR...pretty much in the order described as you descend the options on the right hand side.....

    Layers and Blends and Masks are probably best accomplished as an EDIT with PS....

    Bob

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