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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Lightroom Q&A

Hi folks. Here’s another quick round of Q&A’s. Q. If I make changes to a preset I’ve created (or even one of the wonderful presets that you’ve created for us), how can I update the preset without creating a brand new one? A. First off, thanks! Glad you like the presets. Flattery will always get your question answered If you have a preset that already exists and you make some changes to it, first make sure...

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Lightroom Q&A

Here’s the latest round of Q&A’s. Feel free to leave a comment and keep ‘em coming. Q. After viewing the 100 reasons Lightroom is better that Bridge I made the switch and purchased Lightroom . I am trying to figure our how to move my ACR presets to Lightroom. I can’t seem to figure this out. What am I missing? A. There’s no “official” way to convert them, but here’s a link on the...

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The Paris Trip / HDR Q&A

Lot’s of great questions came from my post last week. First I just wanted to say thank you for all of the kind words about the photos. Next, I figured I’d compile your questions so that everyone can benefit from some answers. Thanks again! Q. Great shots Matt. Do you tend to use Photoshop CS5 for HDR processing, HDR Efex Pro from Nik, or Photomatix? A. After many trials, switching and testing I’ve settled on...

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Lightroom Q&A – Presets

It’s time for another round of Lightroom Q&A’s. Don’t forget that today is the last day to grab your free issue of Photoshop User magazine compliments of Dell. Oh and I’m teaching the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers tour in Covington, KY today so make sure you come up and say hi if you’re attending. Now on to the Q&A’s: Q. I use your presets a lot and I was wondering if there was a quick way...

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Lightroom Q&A

Figured today was a good day to catch up on some Q&A’s from recent posts. Enjoy! Q. How can I save my print templates to a JPEG like you did in your multi-photo print preset? A. In the Print module, scroll down on the right hand side panels to the last one (the Print Job panel). The first setting is called “Print To”. Just turn it to the JPEG option and you’ll save your layout as a JPEG instead of sending...

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