The Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut That Messes Everyone Up
Jun11

The Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut That Messes Everyone Up

Okay, it’s time. I was finally asked this question the other day (from some one who actually knows Lightroom pretty well), why his Toolbar was missing. You know, the one that’s below the image, but above the Filmstrip in the various modules. Here’s an image of the area I’m talking about. Or maybe you don’t know because it’s not there. Why? Because it probably got accidentally hidden. It’s got...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Lightroom Catalogs
May22

5 Things You Need To Know About Lightroom Catalogs

I always hear Lightroom catalog questions so I thought I’d tackle 5 things you need to know, or may not have known about catalogs in Lightroom. 1. The Lightroom catalog file is a physical file on your computer If you ever want to find it, just go to your Catalog Settings (under the Lightroom menu on a Mac, or the Edit menu on a PC). Then look at the Location section. It’ll tell you right where your catalog is stored on...

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The Ultimate Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut Tool
May15

The Ultimate Lightroom Keyboard Shortcut Tool

Over on GitHub (a popular place for sharing code, and projects), just posted a web-based Lightroom Shortcut app. I have to say it’s pretty cool as a learning tool. Basically, you can load up any module in Lightroom, set your keyboard style (Mac, PC), and it’ll show you exactly what keys are used for each feature. Plus, it even has a Search feature at the bottom which works really well. I typed in the word...

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An Interesting Tidbit/Tip On Lightroom Trial Versions
May01

An Interesting Tidbit/Tip On Lightroom Trial Versions

I’m not sure if you knew this but today is national Get a Friend to Try Lightroom Day. I know most of you reading the blog here probably already have Lightroom. And most have Lightroom 5. But I wanted to post this in case you either A) Don’t have Lightroom 5 yet, or B) Know some one who may have tried Lightroom at one point, but doesn’t have the trial anymore. See, a little known fact on Lightroom trial downloads is...

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Creating Lightroom Presets for the New Twitter Profiles
Apr29

Creating Lightroom Presets for the New Twitter Profiles

In case you didn’t know, Twitter just released new profile enhancements for your profile and header photos. Since things can get dry, I try to change header photos every once in a while to help keep things fresh. So I figured I’d create a mini-tutorial for you on how you can help use Lightroom to set up some presets and make it easier to save the images at the sizes you need. And even if you don’t use Twitter or...

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Lightroom Mobile Tip: Selecting A Photo To Represent the Collection
Apr15

Lightroom Mobile Tip: Selecting A Photo To Represent the Collection

Lightroom Mobile launched last week to a huge welcoming crowd at Photoshop World. Since then I’ve heard a lot of great feedback on it and I’m hopeful to see where things go in the future. Anyway, I had a cool tip to share that one of the blog readers (Brian) asked about last week. See, Lightroom Mobile uses collections on the iPad. When you’re looking at all of your collections though, you’re only going to see...

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