Lightroom Can Tell You Which Lens Is Your Favorite
May13

Lightroom Can Tell You Which Lens Is Your Favorite

I learned this tip from UK-blogger/photographer/awesome guy Brian Worley and darn it’s a good one — it’s how to use a feature in Lightroom Classic to find out which lens (or lenses) you use the most. It’s a deceptively easy way to find out which lens is your favorite (it must be because you use it the most). STEP ONE:In Lightroom’s Library module; in the Catalog panel on the left, click on ‘All...

Read More
When was the last time you backed up your Lightroom catalog?
May03

When was the last time you backed up your Lightroom catalog?

If it’s been a while, well today’s the day —  Friday, May 3rd, 2019 — it’s “Back up your Lightroom catalog day.” That way, you know you’re ready for summer because you started it right by backing up your Lightroom catalog and you’ll be sleeping better tonight night because of it. While the process of backing up your catalog is easy, first you might want to know why you need to backup your...

Read More
When Photos Go Missing
Mar27

When Photos Go Missing

An often overlooked aspect of the import process into Lightroom Classic is that the exact location of where to find those photos on your system is written into the catalog file at that time. The path to that location is stored inside the catalog along with all the metadata embedded in each imported photo, and that is what Lightroom uses to find the source photos as you do your work. As long as you use Lightroom to do all file...

Read More
Moving Your Classic Catalog to a Different Drive
Jan09

Moving Your Classic Catalog to a Different Drive

Last week I wrote about how to point the Lightroom Classic catalog to a new drive for your photos, and someone asked about moving the catalog and previews too. I thought that would make a great post for this week. Thanks, Stephanie! Now, don’t go moving your catalog around just for fun. This would only be if you had a pressing need, such as you need to replace the drive it is currently on, or maybe you had the catalog on an...

Read More
Pointing Lightroom Classic to a New Drive
Jan02

Pointing Lightroom Classic to a New Drive

Happy New Year! Best wishes to all for a healthy and successful 2019. I’ve really enjoyed sharing Lightroom tips with you throughout 2018, and hope you find them helpful in the coming year as well. This next tip ranks among the top issues I get asked about on the KelbyOne Help Desk. There comes a time in every photographer’s life when you need to move photos to a new drive (for some, this happens on a regular basis). This...

Read More
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 🙂

Read More