Save Time With Auto Import
Nov01

Save Time With Auto Import

Lightroom Classic’s Auto Import function is an often-overlooked asset with a lot of potential for increasing your efficiency and providing an alternative means for adding new photos to your Lightroom catalog automatically. The Auto Import function has been around since the beginning, and was originally the only way to shoot tethered. Now that Lightroom’s has a built-in Tethered Capture, Auto Import has faded from the limelight....

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When You Might Want to Build 1:1 Previews
Oct17

When You Might Want to Build 1:1 Previews

New Lightroom News Coming? Before we get to our tip: Make sure you check back here tomorrow after Adobe’s MAX keynote in the morning in case there’s some big Lightroom news (historically there usually is lots of Lightroom news at the Adobe MAX keynote, so check back here just in case ). OK, onto our Lightroom coffee break. Here’s a really helpful, and as always, really quick video from Adobe’s own Benjamin...

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Photo Renaming Options in Lightroom
Aug30

Photo Renaming Options in Lightroom

File renaming may be one of the more mundane tasks in a digital photography workflow, but it’s a critical component to managing your digital assets. Lightroom’s file renaming function is powerful and customizable. Let’s look at all the different ways you can rename using Lightroom. If you’re used to using Bridge or some other software to rename your photos you can still do that before you import them into Lightroom, but...

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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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Importing In The Background (While You Work On Other Stuff)
May22

Importing In The Background (While You Work On Other Stuff)

Welcome to a brand spankin’ new week — fresh and full of wonderful possibilities. Let’s make the most of it! 🙂 We kick this just-baked week off with a look at how to change a simple setting so you can import in the background while you’re working on something else. (of course, you won’t always want to do this, but when you, this is well worth knowing). Here’s how it’s done: SCENARIO: Let’s say...

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How to Import Directly Into a Lightroom Collection
May02

How to Import Directly Into a Lightroom Collection

Hi Gang – it’s ‘Tuesdays with Benjamin” and this time his 60-second (or less) tip is how to save time by importing directly into a Lightroom Collection. Good stuff! Thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Hope you found that helpful! See ya tamarra! Best,...

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