February Update for Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC
Feb12

February Update for Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC

Adobe has just released the first update to Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, and Adobe Camera Raw for 2019. There are always the anticipated updates for new cameras and lenses (as well as some bug fixes), but let’s take a closer look at the main item included in this release first. Enhanced Details This is a new featured that was added to Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC for Mac and Win, and Adobe Camera Raw. As I primarily use...

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Importing and Exporting Smart Collection Settings
Feb06

Importing and Exporting Smart Collection Settings

I’ve previously mentioned my Catalog Dashboard before, and I’ve been asked to share some of the other components. This is one component that I originally made more for fun and to simply have a different way to view my photography over the years. I call it By Month, and all this collection set contains are 12 smart collections, one for each month, that pull together all of the photos taken during each month of every year...

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A Look at Filtering: Part 3
Jan30

A Look at Filtering: Part 3

This week I wrap up my mini-series on filtering in Lightroom, so be sure to check out part 1 and part 2 for the background on the Library Filter that leads to … Filmstrip Filter All of these filters can also be accessed right from the Filmstrip while you are in any of the other modules. Way over on the top-right side of the Filmstrip is the Filter section. Click the word Filter to expand the options (a second click will collapse...

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A Look at Filtering: Part 2
Jan23

A Look at Filtering: Part 2

This is a continuation of last week’s post on ways to filter your data inside of Lightroom Classic. Picking up with more aspects of the Library Filter bar … Attributes In the course of your workflow you may apply color labels, flags, or star ratings, and eventually you will edit some (or all) of the photos. Additionally, you may have a mix of photos and videos, and perhaps even some virtual copies. All of these aspects can...

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A Look at Filtering
Jan16

A Look at Filtering

The word “filter” often gets used to describe the edits and adjustments made to our photos, but in Lightroom the real meaning has to do with how you can filter the data stored in the catalog to help you in your workflow. In my next series of posts I’m going to dig into getting the most out of these easily overlooked, yet extremely powerful functions hidden in plain sight. We’ll start with the most obvious, but...

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