In Stock Now – The Print Edition of My Lightroom Classic Book
May25

In Stock Now – The Print Edition of My Lightroom Classic Book

It’s here, it’s in stock, it’s in print, it’s real, it’s awesomeness, and every living Lightroom user in the known universe should own a copy (can you tell it’s late when I’m writing this)? It’s the biggest update I’ve ever done to the book — all the new features are here, including the just-released Profiles, and there’s lots of helpful stuff, insights, and lots of what to...

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Exporting and Importing a Keyword List
May23

Exporting and Importing a Keyword List

I got a question recently from someone who had exported a catalog to bring on a trip, and only later realized that the exported catalog did not contain all of the keywords from the master catalog. This is actually normal behavior. When you export a catalog from another catalog only data about the photos included in the catalog export will appear in the new catalog. I can understand the assumption that if you export a catalog, then the...

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Why Does Lightroom’s Basic Panel Look Different Sometimes?
May21

Why Does Lightroom’s Basic Panel Look Different Sometimes?

I recently got that question, and in particular, they asked why they sometimes see a Fill Light or Recovery slider (see below left highlighted in red —  the normal Basic panel is shown below right). What’s happened is they’ve opened a photo they edited years ago in Lightroom — before the enhancements that were added to Lightroom editing mathematics a number of versions ago. Back in ‘the old days” the Highlights...

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Why I Don’t Convert My RAW Images to DNG
May18

Why I Don’t Convert My RAW Images to DNG

Are you wasting time using DNG? Do the cons outweigh the pros? Here’s why I stopped using DNG altogether

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Making Use of Thumbnail Badges in Lightroom Classic
May16

Making Use of Thumbnail Badges in Lightroom Classic

There are 6 badges that can appear on a thumbnail in the Grid view of the Library module or on the thumbs in the Filmstrip. From left to right: The tag shaped badge tells you that a keyword has been applied. The pin badge indicates the photo has location information (GPS). The double-boxes indicates the photo has been added to a collection. The dotted rectangle is that a crop has been applied. The +/– badge tells you that the photo...

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Using the New Profiles in the Latest Lightroom Update
May15

Using the New Profiles in the Latest Lightroom Update

Howdy, folks, and greetings from Salt Lake City (here for my Lightroom seminar today). Benjamin Warde has a great little video on how to use the new profile browser that was included in this most-recent Lightroom update. It’s less than 60-seconds, and I’ll bet you’ll still learn something you didn’t know: Thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Countdown: 16-day ’till the Photoshop World Conference in Orlando! While...

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