My Vote For “Most Confusing” New Lightroom Classic 7.2 Feature
Feb16

My Vote For “Most Confusing” New Lightroom Classic 7.2 Feature

What’s the difference between “Has Adjustments” and “Has Edits?” They sound like the same thing? Well, you’ll be surprised (well, I was).

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Batch Cropping Tip
Feb14

Batch Cropping Tip

I’ve often been asked if there was a way to set a default crop ratio, so that every time you brought a photo into the Crop tool it would automatically be cropped to that aspect ratio. Unfortunately there isn’t a way to do that, but here’s the next best thing. Let’s say we need to crop a batch of photos (however many you want) to 5 x 7 (or any aspect ratio you desire). Start in the Library module by selecting...

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Lightroom Classic 7.2 Update
Feb13

Lightroom Classic 7.2 Update

With a continued emphasis on improving overall performance, Adobe has released the next update to Lightroom Classic (7.2). These updates roll out to customers over the course of the day, so if you don’t see it in your Adobe CC Application Manager app now, check back later (and if you still don’t see it, try logging out, then back into the App manager to see if that triggers the update notification). Improved Performance...

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Painting Your Photos with Information
Feb07

Painting Your Photos with Information

The often-overlooked Painter tool can be a real time saver when working with large groups of photos in Grid view of the Library module. I always find myself forgetting about the Painter tool, then I come up against a project where I need to scroll through hundreds of photos for some reason-such as assigning a new keyword, adding them to a collection, or applying a flag-and then I remember the Painter! Do you see that little spray...

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Keeping Lightroom Classic’s Files in Check: Part 2
Jan31

Keeping Lightroom Classic’s Files in Check: Part 2

Wrapping up last week’s post with some more tips for keeping Classic in control. Managing Import Backup Copies We left off last we speaking of automated back up processes that are left to the user to manage, the Make a Second Copy To option in the File Handling panel of the Import dialog is another potential disk space hog. This is a very well intentioned checkbox whose purpose is to allow you to copy the contents of your memory...

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My Portrait “Finishing Move” in Lightroom
Jan29

My Portrait “Finishing Move” in Lightroom

Here’s a quick, but very effective, finishing I move I apply in Lightroom to almost all my portraits.

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