Finding People Without Keywording
Aug29

Finding People Without Keywording

You’ll be surprised at this little “hidden gem” – way more helpful than you’d think. 🙂

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A 23-second Lightroom Tip I Bet Ya Didn’t Know
Aug22

A 23-second Lightroom Tip I Bet Ya Didn’t Know

Benjamin Warde is awesome, and this little quick tip, on Deselecting in the Grid, is better than you think, more useful than it sounds, and faster than anything! That’s 23-seconds well spent, right? Thanks, Benjamin! 🙂 Hope you have a great Tuesday! Best,...

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Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog?
Aug14

Are You Backing Up Your Lightroom Catalog?

A corrupt catalog could you have starting over from scratch with Lightroom. Here’s how to keep that from happening.

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5 Smart Collection Ideas
Aug11

5 Smart Collection Ideas

Happy Friday, everybody! This coming week I’ll be teaching my Lightroom seminars in LA (Monday), San Francisco (Wednesday), and Seattle (Friday). It’s not too late to come spend the day with me digging deep into Lightroom. Anyway, this is from a post that Matt wrote back in 2010 where he listed some great ideas for Smart Collections, so I wanted to share those (and get some of your ideas, so please share yours in the...

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Building a Catalog Dashboard
Aug09

Building a Catalog Dashboard

Following up on my post from last week on copyright status, here’s another tip on the use of smart collections to help you manage your catalog over time. In that post I mentioned what I call my “Catalog Dashboard,” which is simply a set of useful smart collections that track certain aspects of my catalog as it grows.     I named it with a leading underscore so that it stays at the top of my collections, and...

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Copyright Status Tip
Aug02

Copyright Status Tip

One of the first steps we take in protecting the copyright of our photographs is applying a metadata template containing our copyright and other information during import. However, sometimes applying that template can be forgotten or overlooked. In addition, photos that are automatically synced from a mobile device to a desktop catalog via Lightroom Mobile just don’t have all the information we might want to include (currently,...

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