Asked • 03/18/19

How can I create a copy of a image that carries my edits within Lightroom Classic CC?

I'm using a workflow within Lightroom Classic CC that I don't believe to be optimal. What I do sometimes to achieve the results that I want is to make some ajustments within Lightroom, fixing exposure, shadows, highligts, camera correction and etc. Then I open the image with Photoshop CC carrying the Lightroom changes and just save the image in order to generate a TIFF file, then I go back to Lightroom and work on styling, sometimes using some select presets that I like. If I open the image and just apply the preset the results are far inferior than when using this weird and clunky method. I've tried Virtual Copies, however when using the Virtual Copy the changes aren't made on top of my previous edits, they override them. Is there a better way to do this?

1 Expert Answer


Mark T. answered • 03/27/19

Career nuclear engineer, professional instructor, Lightroom expert

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