Adobe Photoshop Lightroom add-on (video tutorial)

Overview

With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, you have sliders and presets that let you create photos that look just the way you want. And with Cloudinary’s add-on, you can leverage Lightroom’s powerful and streamlined tools and deploy them at scale on your assets.

You can apply Lightroom transformations across hundreds of thousands of assets for your website, mobile app and other projects with ease.

Video tutorial


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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

Set up the add-on

Jump to this spot in the video  0:35 Simply create a Cloudinary account and sign up for the add-on, both of which are available free of charge.

Then, head to your Security Settings and make sure to check Adobe Lightroom in your Unsigned add-on transformations allowed section, so you can easily test the feature.

Apply Lightroom transformations

Jump to this spot in the video  0:59 Apply the e_lightroom transformation into the URL of any Cloudinary image, directly before its Public ID. Add each of the Lightroom editing controls you want to use.

Use Lightroom presets

Jump to this spot in the video  1:53 Export the preset from Lightroom as an XMP file, then upload it to your Cloudinary account. From here, specify the XMP file in your image’s URL.

Add Cloudinary transformations to Lightroom transformations

Jump to this spot in the video  3:01 Combine your Lightroom transformations with Cloudinary’s own transformations, making it easy to display your images at the most optimal format and quality for your user’s browsers and devices, cropped exactly as you want, and with the most important aspects being retained in the crop.

Globally apply Lightroom transformations in WordPress

Jump to this spot in the video  3:33 With our official WordPress plugin, you can globally apply the Lightroom transformations with your favorite Cloudinary transformations, either across all of your site’s assets, or strictly for images associated with pages and posts with specific categories and tags.

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