Video – Exporting Multiple Versions At the Same Time

This week’s video came from a question I got recently about exporting hi-res and low-res versions of your photos at the same time. While Lightroom won’t let you do it exactly like you’d want with 1 trip to the Export dialog, you can still workaround it pretty easily and get the same results. By the way, I mentioned Photoshop World and my HDR Pre-conference workshop earlier in the video. Here’s the link if you...

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4 Signs That it's Time to Start From Scratch In Lightroom
Feb09
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Tip – Exporting Photos with Last Settings
Feb05

Tip – Exporting Photos with Last Settings

Here’s a neat little tip I use a lot so I hope you will too. If you want to export some photos and use the same export settings you used the last time, you can bypass the Export dialog and just go to File > Export with Previous. Better yet, memorize the keyboard shortcut Cmd-Option-Shift-E (PC: Ctrl-Alt-Shift-E), and it will automatically export the photos using your last settings. Like I said, its a little tip but it’s...

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Lightroom Q&A
Feb03

Lightroom Q&A

Its time for another round of Lightroom Q&A’s. Keep the questions coming. Q. When I export images sometimes I export to 640 x 480 for web viewing. The problem is that the images that were shot using a vertical orientation are exported as 360 x 480 instead of 480 x 640. Is there a way to export a ‘mixed’ group of photos to a custom size yet retain the original aspect ratio? A. That’s because by setting 640 x...

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Preset – Wedding Grain Effect
Feb01

Preset – Wedding Grain Effect

Holy cow! It’s February, and more importantly my birthday month It’s also preset day and I’ve got one that’s been asked for quite a bit since I started making presets. It has to do with a “grain” effect and it deals with the new Grain setting in Lightroom 3 Beta. BUT WAIT!!! If you’re not a LR3 Beta user don’t worry. The preset itself still looks cool and still works in Lightroom 2 (it...

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