Lightroom Classic 7.3.1 Update
Apr25

Lightroom Classic 7.3.1 Update

You may not have noticed, but Adobe released an update to Lightroom Classic yesterday to address a few urgent bugs that needed squashing. If you don’t see the update in your application manager, click the 3 dot menu and choose Check for App Updates. You should then see this next to Classic: Preset Issues I’ve installed the update, and so far so good. One of the issues this update fixes is the fact that our presets were not...

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Grid, Loupe, Compare, and Survey View: Which One to Use?
Apr18

Grid, Loupe, Compare, and Survey View: Which One to Use?

The Library module is really the hub of your Lightroom experience as file management tasks, such as making selects, deleting rejects, batch processing, applying keywords, organizing into collections, renaming, applying metadata, and so on, take up a lot of our post-processing workflow. The Library module has four different views—Grid, Loupe, Compare and Survey—and each one is designed to make some aspect of that workflow a little...

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Rolling Back to a Previous Version of Lightroom Classic
Apr11

Rolling Back to a Previous Version of Lightroom Classic

Maybe the latest update is causing you a problem, or maybe you just want to try a test, or maybe some third-party plug-in isn’t working with the current version? If you have a good reason to roll back to an earlier version, it is a very easy thing to do thanks to the Creative Cloud Application Manager. Note, I’ve been following the reports of crashes and preset problems related to the 7.3 update, and have seen multiple...

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Managing Develop Presets After the 7.3 Update to Classic
Apr04

Managing Develop Presets After the 7.3 Update to Classic

The latest update to Lightroom Classic has a lot to love, as Scott shared yesterday. I think the profiles are a huge step forward. One of the new features that didn’t get a lot of attention though was the changes to Develop presets. First, upon launch of 7.3 you probably saw a somewhat strange message about updating develop presets to XMP, which may have left you scratching your head. What it did was convert your existing custom...

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Exporting and Importing a Classic Catalog
Mar28

Exporting and Importing a Classic Catalog

There have been many times over the years where I’ve needed to export a subset of my main catalog for a specific reason, such as to travel or to share a selection of work, and then later needed to import any changes (and new photos) from that catalog back into my main catalog. Exporting a Catalog Let’s walk through the steps for how this can be done. Step One: There are a couple of ways to export a catalog, but my favorite way...

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