Troubleshooting Lightroom’s Tethering
Nov02

Troubleshooting Lightroom’s Tethering

When Lightroom’s tethering just stops working (and it will, without warning), here’s what to do to get it back up and running fast.

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Posting Your Images to SmugMug Directly From Lightroom
Oct31

Posting Your Images to SmugMug Directly From Lightroom

Hi gang, and Happy Halloween!!! I ran across this video Webinar from the folks at SmugMug on their Lightroom plug-in integration, and I know a lot of you out there use SmugMug to host your portfolio or sell your images online, so I thought I’d post it for you here. Hope you found that helpful. This ones for all you Photoshop users out there… In case you missed it — I did a post over on my daily blog on three “Old...

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Brightening Eyes in Lightroom (ala Kristina Sherk)
Oct28

Brightening Eyes in Lightroom (ala Kristina Sherk)

Hi everybody, and a happy Friday it is! On Wednesday my guest on “The Grid” was none other than the “Shark Pixel” herself, pro retoucher Kristina Sherk, and we were doing retouching blind critiques. During the broadcast, Kristina talked about a quick fix in Lightroom for brightening eyes, and I thought I’d share it here (especially since it’s different, and faster than the way I normally do it using...

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Un-Cluttering Lightroom For How You Use It
Oct26

Un-Cluttering Lightroom For How You Use It

Happy Wednesday everybody! Here’s a quickie to help you customize and un-clutter your Lightroom interface, so just the stuff you actually use is visible (it’s that whole “less is more” thing). Above: If there are entire modules you don’t use (maybe you don’t ever use Maps, or Slideshow or the Web Module), there’s no sense in having them taking up mental and physical real estate. Just...

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Little Known “Quick Access To Keywords” Hidden Pop-up Menu
Oct24

Little Known “Quick Access To Keywords” Hidden Pop-up Menu

Hi gang – good morning from Sacramento, California and I’ve got a handy tip for you keyworders out there (you know who you are). This one falls under the “little known” category because Adobe kind of snuck it in during one of the many Lightroom CC updates. Here’s how it works: In the Library Module; click on the Paint can icon down in the toolbar (if you don’t see your toolbar down there — press the...

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Don’t Make Lightroom Standard Previews Bigger Than You Need
Oct21

Don’t Make Lightroom Standard Previews Bigger Than You Need

Hi Gang: How’s this for a late Friday post? (oh, and greetings from the Delta Sky Club at Laguardia). 🙂 This is just a quickie, but it can save you time and drive space, especially if the catalog you’re working with today was an older Lightroom catalog that you updated to work with the current version. The tip is how to make sure Lightroom doesn’t generate Standard Size Previews that are bigger than the size you need...

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