Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question
Jul17

Book Winners Announced, and an Answer to a Reader Question

First, I want to thank everyone that left a comment for a chance to win my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book last week. It really meant a lot to see so much interest in it. I used a random number generator to help me pick the winners, and I have sent an email to B. Glidden and T. Stein to let them know they were picked. Congrats! At many points throughout the book I refer the reader right back here to Lightroom Killer Tips to learn...

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Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)
Jul10

Editing with Lightroom Desktop (and a Book Giveaway!)

This post is following up from last week’s look at the cloud-based Lightroom desktop app. Today I want to explore the editing workflow to see how similar, yet different it is from Lightroom Classic. I’m also super excited to announce that the update to my Lightroom Classic for Dummies book is finally out! To celebrate I’ve got two copies of the book to give away, and all you need to do is leave a comment on this post...

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Taking a Closer Look at the Cloud-based Lightroom for Desktop App
Jul03

Taking a Closer Look at the Cloud-based Lightroom for Desktop App

If you haven’t checked out the cloud-based version of Lightroom for Mac and Windows recently, it might be worth taking another look. Before going any further, you may want to read through my blog post on the May 2019 updates to Lightroom to better understand the most recent name change Adobe has made to its Lightroom family of applications (short version, they dropped the “CC” from all Lightroom product names). When I say the...

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Lightroom Help Desk Roundup
Jun26

Lightroom Help Desk Roundup

I’ve pulled together some of the recent questions (and answers) on Lightroom Classic that people have sent into me recently in the hopes that it may help others in the future. Change Size of Filmstrip The height of the Filmstrip that appears along the bottom of the interface in Lightroom Classic can be resized to a limited degree, but it isn’t necessarily intuitive. Just place your cursor over the line separating the top...

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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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