Lightroom Catalog FAQ – Should I Delete Old Catalogs?
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Lightroom Catalog FAQ – Should I Delete Old Catalogs?

A couple weeks back I posted about installing Lightroom if you have the Creative Cloud subscription. One of the questions I got back was a really good one so I wanted to post/answer it here. Q. I’ve upgraded to LR5 and converted my catalogs over to the new version. Should I delete the old LR4 catalog?Is there any reason to keep it? A. One of the best ways to answer the question is to let you know how Lightroom works when you...

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Lightroom 4 Is Here! (…And a Quick Q&A)

Hey everyone! Well, it’s official. Lightroom 4 is out. Not a beta this time, it’s the actual full version in all of its glory First off, over at NAPP Scott Kelby and I have created the official Lightroom 4 Launch Site. We’ve got videos that go over all the new features as well as some other places you can go for more Lightroom training. Of course, as time goes on, I’ll be covering more Lightroom 4 stuff here on...

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Your Burning Lightroom 4 Questions Answered From Adobe

I just saw a post over on Adobe’s Photoshop.com blog where product manager Sharad Mangalick, answered a bunch of Lightroom 4 questions. Everything from catalogs, to video, new features, you name it. Below is one question I pulled directly from the page because I’ve been asked quite a bit too, but there’s lots more in the full article. @luxx11 and @jennawoodward Ask: @Lightroom why can’t I use my LR3 catalogs in LR4?...

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Lightroom 4 Beta and Photoshop-like Cloning and Healing?

Last week, Tom Hogarty (Adobe’s Lightroom product manager) was in town for the Lightroom 4 Beta launch. He co-hosted 4 live webcasts with me throughout the day. As we looked through the list of questions on a break, I saw one that read “Why didn’t you include real cloning and healing tools in LR4 like Photoshop? Aren’t you just trying to keep it so we have to buy both?”. Tom saw the question and...

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Lightroom 4 Beta Q&A – The Day After

First off, I wanted to say a HUGE thanks to Tom Hogarty for spending the day with us at Kelby Training yesterday to answer all of your questions (and to Adobe for letting Tom get away for the day). The live broadcasts will be running all day so feel free to stop by Kelby Training’s website and watch them. Also, Tom and I answered a bunch of questions over the course of the day. I figured I’d dedicate a Q&A day to some...

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How This Blog (and your comments) Changed My Lightroom Backup Strategy

In this blog post a few weeks back, I wrote about a question that I got quite a bit during my Lightroom 3 Live seminars. The question (so you don’t have to go back and read) was how many Lightroom backups do I save. You know, when you quit Lightroom you can set LR’s preferences to backup your catalog. By default it will do it every week or so, but you can tell it to backup every time you quit Lightroom if you want. Well, each...

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