Tips for Printing Bird Photos

You’ve taken lots of photos of birds by now, selected the very best ones, put them in your online portfolio and now you’re ready for what comes next: making prints of your very best photographs!

There is a gratification that you get from holding and looking at physical copies of your photos that you will never get seeing them displayed on a computer monitor. Once you have shot many pictures, selected the best. and edited the photos, it’s time to think about printing some to frame and display in your home or office.

spotted towhee before and after editing

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Editing Bird Photos: A Beginner’s Guide

You’ve just returned from your first birding trip with a camera full of photos, now you’re ready to go through them all, edit them, and post them for the world to enjoy. Let’s get started! In this guide I’m going to be showing you how to edit bird photos with Adobe Lightroom CS6. This article shows some of the tweaks I make to my photos before posting them online, but won’t go into the technical things that each change does, you’ll see it for yourself as you edit your own photos.

Why Lightroom instead of Photoshop?

There are two main advantages of using Lightroom to edit your photos.