10 More Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #2
Sep01

10 More Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #2

Rob is back with #2 in his series.

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10 More Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #1
Aug31

10 More Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #1

Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome to the blog (with an awesome series of tips), our good friend Mr. Rob Sylvan! Greetings! A huge thanks to Scott for reviving this series for new Lightroom users, and to both Scott and RC for giving me the opportunity to add 10 more tips. You can catch up with Scott’s earlier tips if you missed them. The original idea for this series derived from my experience as the Lightroom Help Desk for...

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Black and White preference
Aug26

Black and White preference

Here is a quick tip to help you with your Black and White conversions… make sure that “Apply auto mix when first converting to black and white” is turned on in the Preferences panel under the Presets tab. This will give you a head start in tweaking and fine tuning your black and white mix instead of looking at a straight row of sliders and having to guess at the best mix. This is a very simple thing, but if you...

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Something Acting Weird? Try Resetting Lightroom CC’s Preferences
Jun09

Something Acting Weird? Try Resetting Lightroom CC’s Preferences

If Lightroom CC is acting wonky, here’s something you can try. Hey, it’s a worth a shot, right?

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Zoom tweak
May13

Zoom tweak

I will be honest, I am not sure when this tweak occurred, but I ignored it until today… so if it has been there for a while… move on… nothing to see here. However, I really like this tweak, because it helps the zoom act the way it should. Let’s say you want to zoom into an image such as Erik here, and you want to make sure everything is ok with his face… so you click on his ear with the zoom tool…...

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We don’t need no stinkin’ badges
May06

We don’t need no stinkin’ badges

Ok, so I really wanted to use that line, but it is one of the new things that has been improved in Lightroom with the CC update. Often when trying to click on an image either in the Grid mode of the Library or in the Filmstrip I will click on the badge of the image. Especially the little crop badge that lets me know that the image has been cropped. When I do that, it immediately opens up the image in crop mode and that is usually not...

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