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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Another Hidden New Lightroom Feature: Favorite Folder Search
May04

Another Hidden New Lightroom Feature: Favorite Folder Search

If you have a Folder-based workflow, Adobe added a handy new feature you mighta missed. 🙂

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Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog To The Right Place?
Apr23

Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog To The Right Place?

Here’s one I’ve been getting asked a lot while out on the road with my Lightroom seminar (btw: next Monday, April 30th I’m in the Cincinnati / Covington, KY area then Hartford, CT on Monday, May 7th), and that is: “Where am I supposed to save my Lightroom catalog backup?” Note: If you’re wondering what this whole backup thing is in the first place, read this article I wrote last year about why you...

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Grid, Loupe, Compare, and Survey View: Which One to Use?
Apr18

Grid, Loupe, Compare, and Survey View: Which One to Use?

The Library module is really the hub of your Lightroom experience as file management tasks, such as making selects, deleting rejects, batch processing, applying keywords, organizing into collections, renaming, applying metadata, and so on, take up a lot of our post-processing workflow. The Library module has four different views—Grid, Loupe, Compare and Survey—and each one is designed to make some aspect of that workflow a little...

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Updated: How to Move Your Lightroom Classic Photos To Another Hard Drive
Apr16

Updated: How to Move Your Lightroom Classic Photos To Another Hard Drive

Terry did an awesome thing – he created a new, updated version of his video on how to move your photos to a new hard drive, and it’s awesome (as you would expect from Terry).

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Renaming Your Photos With Names That Make Sense
Mar19

Renaming Your Photos With Names That Make Sense

Happy Monday, folks – I’ve got a quick (just over 2-minutes) little video on renaming your photos that you might find really helpful. Here goes: Hope you did indeed find that helpful. 🙂 Photoshop World Q&A today! It’s over on my blog — if you’ve ever thought you might want to go, jump over there where I answer a bunch of questions about the conference. Hey, let’s at least answer one question here: Q....

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