Make a Second Copy To?
Aug16

Make a Second Copy To?

A potentially useful, though often misunderstood feature of the Import screen, is the Make a Second Copy To checkbox located in the File Handling panel. The useful part is the automated copying of the memory card to a second drive. The misunderstood part is that some people think it’s a long-term backup solution (and it’s not).     The reason for its existence is to provide a means to make a backup of your memory...

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Choosing Where Your Sync’d Images From LR Mobile Your Phone are Stored on Your Desktop Computer
Aug15

Choosing Where Your Sync’d Images From LR Mobile Your Phone are Stored on Your Desktop Computer

This is a really helpful tip on putting the auto-imported images you shot with your phone, right where you want them on your computer.

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Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog?
Aug14

Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog?

A corrupt catalog could you have starting over from scratch with Lightroom. Here’s how to keep that from happening.

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5 Smart Collection Ideas
Aug11

5 Smart Collection Ideas

Happy Friday, everybody! This coming week I’ll be teaching my Lightroom seminars in LA (Monday), San Francisco (Wednesday), and Seattle (Friday). It’s not too late to come spend the day with me digging deep into Lightroom. Anyway, this is from a post that Matt wrote back in 2010 where he listed some great ideas for Smart Collections, so I wanted to share those (and get some of your ideas, so please share yours in the...

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Building a Catalog Dashboard
Aug09

Building a Catalog Dashboard

Following up on my post from last week on copyright status, here’s another tip on the use of smart collections to help you manage your catalog over time. In that post I mentioned what I call my “Catalog Dashboard,” which is simply a set of useful smart collections that track certain aspects of my catalog as it grows.     I named it with a leading underscore so that it stays at the top of my collections, and...

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Video Tip: Creating Advanced Smart Collections in Lightroom
Aug08

Video Tip: Creating Advanced Smart Collections in Lightroom

Ben Warde’s here with a very cool 60-second tip on creating Advanced Smart Collections 🙂

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