Cleaning Up Your Keywords
Oct16

Cleaning Up Your Keywords

Hi gang, and happy Monday. Just a quickie today, but it’s a handy one if your keyword list has gotten really long because there’s a good chance that a number of those keywords you see in that list, aren’t actually assigned to any photos (something that happens over time as you remove images from Lightroom). Here’s how to tame that list: Above: Take a look at the Keyword List panel, and you’ll see a number...

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How to Have Lightroom Do Some Organization For You Automatically
Oct03

How to Have Lightroom Do Some Organization For You Automatically

Today’s video from Adobe’s own Lightroom Team member Benjamin Warde is a tip I share on my current Lightroom tour, because it’s incredibly helpful but it helps you clean up an import and organize parts of your shoot for your automatically. Really helpful stuff!   Told ya! 🙂 I’m in route to Lisbon today – Looking forward to meeting a bunch of new friends (and hanging out with some old friends while...

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Using Two Monitors in Lightroom
Sep22

Using Two Monitors in Lightroom

This is something I’ve covered in my Lightroom books for years, but a lot of folks haven’t taken advantage of Lightroom’s ability to using two monitors, so you can work on and search through and edit down on one screen and also see a huge, full-screen version of your photo on another. So, I thought I’d include an excerpt here, because beyond just using two monitors, there are some very cool things you can do...

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Faster Culling Of Your Images
Sep15

Faster Culling Of Your Images

There’s a word you don’t get to use every day – culling (which to me means going through your images and making your picks, or star ratings or whatever you do to get down to the good shots). Anyway, this tip is to make that process a little quicker for you. One quick thing first: One quick thing first: Next Friday my Lightroom seminar is in Denver Over 200 photographers are already signed up for the day –...

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Lightroom Timesaver For Creating Composites in Photoshop
Sep08

Lightroom Timesaver For Creating Composites in Photoshop

Hi, gang and greetings from what will be a very windy, rainy, yucky Florida in a day or so (needless to say, we’re watching the storm very carefully and preparing as much as we can, but at this point, there’s only so much we can do. Thanks to everyone who has sent a good word or a prayer. It’s very much appreciated). Anyway, we can’t let Irma stop the learning, so here we go! This quick little tutorial is a...

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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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