A Lightroom Linear Gradient Tip You Probably Don’t Know


In this short tutorial, I demo a linear gradient, or if you prefer, graduated filter tip in Lightroom. I kind of buried the lede in the video – the tip had to do with using the apostrophe key.

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My Current Gear

I’m always trading in cameras and lenses trying out new products. Here, as of the recording of this video, is the gear I currently own and use. All gear is purchased by me at normal retail pricing — I’m not sponsored by anyone nor am I an ambassador for any camera/lens manufacturer. The links below are my Amazon affiliate links.

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Nikon Z9: https://bit.ly/32Pa9Kg (Adorama Affiliate Link)
Nikon Z7ii: https://amzn.to/351PPmL
Nikon Z6ii: https://amzn.to/3399eS7
Nikon Z6: https://amzn.to/2TIBGnR
Nikon Zfc with Nikon 16-50mm f3.5-6.3 Lens: https://amzn.to/3ykA07w
Nikon D500: https://amzn.to/2WyO8Lt
Sony A7Riv: https://amzn.to/3amo9JJ


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Nikon Z 24-70mm F/2.8 S: https://amzn.to/2JWo5IX
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 Lens: https://amzn.to/3j4xVrA
NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S: https://amzn.to/3Cw4CVU
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Nikon F-Mount:

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Nikon 24-70mm F2.8 Lens: https://amzn.to/2VQMKi9
Nikon 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 Lens: https://amzn.to/2QuWmyb
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Nikon 70-200mm F2.8 VRii Lens: https://amzn.to/2WG1p5f
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Tokina 100mm Macro Lens: https://amzn.to/2ZRgxfK
Sigma 105mm 1.4 Art Lens: https://amzn.to/32PmFDZ

Sony E-Mount:

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens: https://amzn.to/3iKdbBQ
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens: https://amzn.to/36fD8F1

Other Gear:

Battery Grip:

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Tripods & Ballheads

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Siriu Ballhead: https://amzn.to/2W1MyS0
MeFOTO Travel Tripod: https://amzn.to/31GVvys
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Camera Straps & Backpack

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Memory Cards

Sony 120GB XQD Card: https://amzn.to/2HlfR8Y
Sony TOUGH-G series SDXC UHS-II Card 64GB: https://amzn.to/2PUJHoD
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Morganti’s MUST HAVE apps

At least one RAW Editor

Lightroom – http://bit.ly/2zwQ0nW

Capture One – https://captureone.38d4qb.net/y1Djy 

Luminar – http://bit.ly/2JUJxKw (Save with the Promo Code AM16)

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PhotoLab 4: https://tidd.ly/2HhiN9X

At least one FULL Editing App

Photoshop – http://bit.ly/2zwQ0nW

Affinity Photo – https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/photo/


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