Do You Keep Exported Copies?
Feb28

Do You Keep Exported Copies?

This question came up recently and it got me wondering how many people keep copies of their exported photos from Lightroom, and why? This is not something I do, and I don’t recommend it unless you have a good reason. The context for this question was that this individual had a need to keep a “baked” copy of how the file was delivered for some period of time after delivery. Yes, I know it is easy to re-export a new...

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Lightroom Classic Users: What Happened to “Lightroom Mobile?”
Feb26

Lightroom Classic Users: What Happened to “Lightroom Mobile?”

I’ve been hearing this question while out on my seminar tour (I’m in Houston Texas today with the seminar), and I thought I’d address it here. The question I’m getting is… “I’m a Lightroom Classic user, and I wanted to use Lightroom Mobile, but when I went to the App store and typed in Lightroom Mobile, all that came up is the new Lightroom CC. What happened to Lightroom Mobile? Is there still a way...

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How To Prep a Lightroom Photo Book for Printing
Feb23

How To Prep a Lightroom Photo Book for Printing

The prep is WAY easier than you’d think (and no, you don’t have to jump to Photoshop for any of it).

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Mystery Keyword Puzzler
Feb21

Mystery Keyword Puzzler

I get this question often enough on the Lightroom Help Desk that I thought it worth making a public service announcement about it. The question usually goes something along the lines of, “All of my imported photos keep coming into my catalog with the same keyword applied to them, and I never applied that keyword. Help!” They will usually go on to report that they’ve cleared the Keywords field of the Import dialog,...

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When “Zooming Out” in Lightroom is Helpful (and how to set it up so it’s one-click away)
Feb20

When “Zooming Out” in Lightroom is Helpful (and how to set it up so it’s one-click away)

We all know why we zoom in, but there’s a good reason (and method) for zooming out sometimes.

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