Five Speed Boosting Tips for Lightroom Classic
Sep19

Five Speed Boosting Tips for Lightroom Classic

Import Multiple Memory Cards at Once One of the biggest places to maximize your gains is in the import process. If you are someone who often returns from a session with multiple memory cards of photos and a card reader with slots for multiple memory cards you may not be aware that you can import from multiple cards at once from the Lightroom Import dialog box. I don’t blame you if you missed this fact because it is not particularly...

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August 2018 Updates to Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC
Aug22

August 2018 Updates to Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC

Lightroom Classic 7.5 and Lightroom CC 1.5 for Mac and PC started rolling out to Creative Cloud subscribers last night and should be coming to a CC application manager near you (if it’s not there already). This update brings the usual new camera support (and bug fixes), but due to the nature of the subscription model we’re also being provided with new features to enhance the Classic and CC experience. This round of updates...

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Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3
Aug08

Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3

This week we wrap up my series on starting over. Be sure to read the first and second parts before this one. Collections and Publish Services As I mentioned back in the first post, collection membership is not written into XMP metadata, so unfortunately there is no way to transfer (regular) Collections or Collection Sets to the new catalog, so take some notes of the ones you want to re-create manually later. For any Smart Collections...

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Save a Step: Import Your Images Directly Into a Collection
Aug07

Save a Step: Import Your Images Directly Into a Collection

Another great time-saving tip for Lightroom Classic users from Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde. This one’s on how to import directly into a Collection. Great stuff – thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Have a great Tuesday, everybody. Best, -Scott P.S. Tomorrow at 4:00 pm catch my weekly photography Podcast, The Grid – 4 pm EDT LIVE every Wednesday. Here’s the link. Also streamed to my Facebook page. Come join...

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How to Import Just One Shoot From a Memory Card With Multiple Shoots
Jul20

How to Import Just One Shoot From a Memory Card With Multiple Shoots

This one’s quick and easy — handy if you’re on vacation and shooting different cities on the same card.

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How to Open RAW Files From Your New Camera in an Older Version of Lightroom
Jul06

How to Open RAW Files From Your New Camera in an Older Version of Lightroom

I got this question a few weeks ago, and I thought I’d cover it here today. I have been using LR4 for many years I like it because I’m used to it. I shoot with Canon 5D3 and have purchased a backup body [a Canon] 7D2 but come to find out LR4 can’t open the files. What are my options? You have at least two options: (1) Upgrade to Lightroom Classic (which is my suggested option). Lightroom 4 came out in 2012 — I think...

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