Want Lightroom Classic to Run Faster? Turn Off Syncing
Dec10

Want Lightroom Classic to Run Faster? Turn Off Syncing

Want Lightroom to run faster? Here’s a tip that will help πŸ™‚

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The Death of a Backup Photo Hard Drive
Dec07

The Death of a Backup Photo Hard Drive

If you follow me here, or if you’ve watched my “Simplified Lightroom Image Management” (SLIM) System course (link) at KelbyOne (or heard me teach it live at my Lightroom seminar), you’ve heard me going on and on about how you can’t rely on just one hard drive to back up your images. I talk about how important is that and that you not only have a have a backup of your backup BUT ALSO a cloud-backup, too!...

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Six…No Wait…Seven Ways to Move Sliders in Lightroom Classic
Dec04

Six…No Wait…Seven Ways to Move Sliders in Lightroom Classic

One of these is probably going to make your life easier. Check out Benjamin Warde’s quick 60-second video on all seven: Thanks, Benjamin. Looking forward to seeing everybody in Atlanta today that’s here for my “Photoshop for Lightroom Users” seminar. Next stop β€” Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Monday. Come on out and spend the day with me.Β  Have a good one, everybody! πŸ™‚...

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How To Share Your Lightroom Ideas & Suggestions Directly With Adobe
Dec03

How To Share Your Lightroom Ideas & Suggestions Directly With Adobe

Hi, gang: I hear from a reasonable amount of folks who leave comments or send me messages asking me to share an idea or suggestion with Adobe for something they’d like to see added/changed/fixed/disabled/etc. in Lightroom Classic but you don’t need me to get your ideas heard. Adobe has a special forum just for you to share ideas directly with the team who monitor those forums daily. Here’s the link. πŸ™‚ Posting there...

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Portrait Retouching in Lightroom: How To Remove ‘Hot Spots’
Nov30

Portrait Retouching in Lightroom: How To Remove ‘Hot Spots’

Today we’re tackling one from “The Vault” – it’s a Lightroom retouching technique (works in either Classic or CC) for reducing hot spots (bright specular highlights that make your subject look like they’re sweating). Soft specular highlights are good β€” shiny sweaty is bad, but we’re not going remove the highlight β€” we want to keep that in place β€” we just want to reduce the shine so the sweaty...

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