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How To Import Your Watermark Into LightRoom

Updated on February 21, 2016
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Edit Watermarks

So, you've created your fantastic watermark in Photoshop and you want to use it in LightRoom. No? If not, read my article on creating a watermark in 6 simple steps. Then come back!

Back already? Told you it was simple!

If you prefer a video tutorial, scroll down to the bottom and watch my YouTube tutorial.

Did you create a fantastic piece of art? Super. Now, open LightRoom and select "edit" at the top of your screen.

Scroll down to "edit watermarks".


Choose Your Watermark Image

Next, go to the right side of the screen and select "choose".

Pick your fabulous watermark you want to use.

Hit Ok.


Adjust Anchor Position and Opacity

Now, you will scroll to the bottom left. From there you can choose where you want this watermark to be anchored. For instance you can choose to anchor it at the bottom right of all pictures, or the middle left. Whatever floats your boat. You pick it.

Next, adjust the opacity of your watermark. If you want it at 100%, go for it. But most photographers choose to lower the opacity so it doesn't completely take away from the overall photo.

Save and Name It

Almost there, now you will click 'save' and a box will pop up. I recommend saving it with a name that indicates the color and position of your watermark. You'll see why in the next step.

Example: NatureWhiteLowerRight


Watermark It!

Now you're ready to see the end result.

After editing your photo, click "file" and "export".

In the export box about 2/3 of the way down, you'll see "watermark".

Click the box and choose your watermark. If you're like me, you'll have a few of them saved. I have several saved in different colors and different locations. So that is why I name them with color and location, because you can't 'see' the watermark until AFTER you export, so it's helpful to know which one you're selecting!


Revel in Your Awesomeness

Now, open the photo you saved, and revel in how professional your photos look.

You rock!

If you want to use LightRoom or Photoshop but don't want to shell out the money, Adobe has a creative cloud plan for photographers. It runs about $10 buckaroos a month and you have access to the most up to date versions of their software. Whaaat? Truth.

View My YouTube Tutorial Here!

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    • Tara Mapes profile image
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      Tara Mapes 2 years ago

      Glad to help!!

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      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Very useful!

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