10 Tips for Grid View
Mar13

10 Tips for Grid View

It’s normal to spend a lot of time in Lightroom’s Grid view, so it pays to learn a few ways to make your time there more efficient. Here are ten ways to get you working at the top of your game. Getting there Press G from anywhere in Lightroom to jump to Grid view (unless you’re in a text field somewhere). Ok, that’s an easy one, but it had to be said. Zoom zoom While in Grid view, you can quickly zoom in to 1:1 on a...

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That Darn Resolution Field
Mar06

That Darn Resolution Field

One of the more persistent questions I get in my inbox, or encounter on any photo-related forum, has to do with the use of the Resolution field on Lightroom Classic’s Export dialog. I want to focus on a specific use scenario where the exported copies are only ever intended to be shared/viewed on screen (not ever printed). Just today I encountered someone posting an answer in response to a question about export settings for a...

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In Case Your Presets Go Missing
Feb27

In Case Your Presets Go Missing

I got a question recently from someone in a panic because they thought all of their presets had disappeared. Well, the presets had disappeared, but only from view and only when certain photos were active (selected) in Develop. Partially Incompatible Presets You see, there was an update back in December of 2018 that brought with it a change in Develop preset behavior when a selected photo was incompatible with some (or all) settings...

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Customize Develop Panel
Feb20

Customize Develop Panel

Back in the December 2018 update a new functionality was added to the panels in the Develop module, and I’ve been wondering how many people have taken advantage of this new feature? I admit to being so used to/comfortable with the default order that I’ve not made any change that I felt that strongly about. How does it work? Well, if you right-click any panel header on the right side of the Develop module (below the...

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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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