Important Preferences and Catalog Settings
Jun19

Important Preferences and Catalog Settings

Taking control of your Lightroom Classic experience involves becoming familiar with key preference settings, and even customizing some of them to best fit your needs. In my experience many people can quite happily use Lightroom Classic for a long time before ever discovering the preferences and catalog settings dialog boxes. I think this is due to the fact that most of the default settings are well tuned for the majority of users, and...

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What The HDR Auto Button Does
Jun17

What The HDR Auto Button Does

Hi, folks — and greetings from London. I’m still on vacation (day 13), and my son Jordan is with me, but we’re heading home today). I have a ton to share from the trip (which started in Paris), — lots of great stories and plenty of pics, but I’ll have to cover that on another day. I did but want to let you know where I’ve been and why I’ve been missing in action here on the blog the past week or so. Today...

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What Version of Lightroom Are You Using?
Jun12

What Version of Lightroom Are You Using?

Answering Lightroom Help Desk questions for KelbyOne has gotten more challenging since Adobe dropped the “CC” from the names of all Lightroom products last month. Just about every conversation I have with fellow Lightroom users involves a bit of back and forth out of the gate to ensure we are on the same page about which product they are using. A good percentage of conversations still begin with the questioner stating...

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Alternative Import Options
Jun05

Alternative Import Options

Last week I discussed the most common route for importing new photos via the Import window. Now that we understand that importing only means adding information about each photo to the catalog, we can step back and see that there are some additional routes our photos can take to be added to the catalog, though some are easier to see than others. Let’s take a closer look. Shooting Tethered Shooting while tethered is one such route. If...

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Lightroom Classic: 11 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections instead of Folders
Jun03

Lightroom Classic: 11 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections instead of Folders

Happy Monday, everybody. Hey, before we dig into this — thanks to everybody who came out to spend a few days with us last week in Orlando at The Photoshop World Conference. Both Rob and I were doing sessions on the Lightroom training track (along with some other Lightroom pros) and it was packed every day! We had a total blast. (Lots of pictures and the story from the conference right here). OK, on to Collections: Here are 11 solid...

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