Lightroom 3.4.1 is Now Available

Hey folks. Last week I mentioned a rare bug in Lightroom 3.4 that had to do with JPEG photos. It only affected a very small amount of people with a certain camera though. Nonetheless, if you were one of those people then it was definitely a problem. Anyway, Adobe has quickly released an update that addresses the issue. It’s available for download now in Lightroom under the Help menu. Also, you can read more about it over at Tom...

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Are you a Lightroom Flagger or Rater Recap

Last week I wrote a post about 3 (and a half) reasons to use Flags Instead of Ratings in Lightroom. Then I asked whether or not you were flaggers or raters. I was pretty surprised at how many comments came up (over 100). So, first of all – thank you. As I’ve said before, it’s the community here that makes a site like this possible, and I’m always grateful that you spend some of your valuable time here. Since...

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Lightroom Public Service Announcement Day

Hey folks. Thought I’d give you two quick Lightroom-related public service announcements today: 1) I realize most of you reading probably own Lightroom. If you do, you’ve also probably been telling your photography buddies that they need to get it. Well B&H Photo has Lightroom 3 on sale for $100 off. That makes it $169. Not to shabby huh? Offer ends on June 4 so tell them to download the free 30-day trial. They have...

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3 (and a half) Reasons to Use Flags Instead of Ratings in Lightroom

Are you a flagger or a rater in Lightroom? You know, how do you sort your photos? If you’re a flagger, you go to Photo > Set Flag and choose Pick, Reject, or Unflagged. If you’re a rater then you to to Photo > Set Rating > and choose 1 to 5 stars. So which do you use? Personally, I stopped rating a long time ago and just use flags. First, I think flagging is just simpler. You’ve got 3 choices. I like it. I...

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Video – Lightroom Quick Develop Printing Trick

I saw a good question on my Facebook page (just click “LIKE” to follow it on Facebook) last week and realized it would make a great video for the site. It has to do with a tip I’ve covered before about Quick Develop, along with a tip I’ve covered before about making your photos brighter if they tend to print too dark. You can actually put both of these together to come up with a great solution if you find you...

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