Managing Smart Previews in Lightroom Classic
Nov14

Managing Smart Previews in Lightroom Classic

I keep 90% of my photos on external drives, and because of this I got in the habit of creating smart previews as part of the Import process. All you need to do is check the Build Smart Previews box in the File Handling panel of the Import window to add that into your import process. By having smart previews for those photos I can continue to work on them in Develop, export or email a small JPG, do a quick HDR or pano merge, or just...

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Lightroom Soft-Proofing in 60-Seconds (or less)
Nov13

Lightroom Soft-Proofing in 60-Seconds (or less)

Here’s a super-great, quick little intro to Soft-Proofing for Print in Lightroom Classic, from Benjamin Warde. Thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Here’s to a rockin’ Tuesday! Best,...

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A Day To Honor Our Military Veterans
Nov12

A Day To Honor Our Military Veterans

Today is Veterans Day in the US, and I wanted to take a moment to honor and thank the men and women who have served in our country’s military, and who fought to defend the very freedoms we enjoy each day. America owes you a debt of gratitude for your service and sacrifice, and I just wanted to join in… Here’s wishing you all a great week. 🙂 Best,...

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Great Video On Creating HDR Panos in Lightroom Classic
Nov09

Great Video On Creating HDR Panos in Lightroom Classic

Happy Friday, everybody. Today we’re honored to have the always awesome Terry White (Worldwide Evangelist for Adobe Systems) here with a live-stream video he did on how to use Lightroom Classic’s new “HDR Pano” feature, and at the end of the video, as a bonus Terry takes you through the new People finder feature. Really great stuff — check it out: Thanks, Terry! Don’t forget to subscribe to Terry’s...

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Issue 45 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available
Nov08

Issue 45 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available

Issue 45 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne Pro members on the KelbyOne site and on the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, learn how the latest version of Lightroom has streamlined the process of merging your bracketed shots into an HDR panorama, plus capturing and editing nighttime images, sharing image galleries via Lightroom CC for web, and so much more! KelbyOne Pro members have access to more...

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Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 2
Nov07

Efficiency Through Consistency in Lightroom Classic: Part 2

Following up from last week’s post on efficiency through consistency I’ve got a few more tips to help speed you on your way. Consistent Metadata A metadata template containing your core contact and copyright information is another way to ensure you are consistently applying the same information to all of your photos. Once created this can easily by applied during import via the Apply During Import panel. You can create a...

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