Process Version 4 Heads Up
Nov22

Process Version 4 Heads Up

Along with the name change to Lightroom Classic, we also got a new default Process Version (I addressed the new Process Version names previously), Process Version 4. The new Process Version (PV) is what enables the new Range Mask feature in the local adjustment tools, as well as improvement to the Auto Mask function. For the most part, your experience with the new PV should be pretty seamless, as all new photos will default to PV 4,...

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Controlling Metadata on Export
Nov08

Controlling Metadata on Export

Along with each photo exported from Lightroom some amount of metadata (i.e. data about you and your photo) is also written into each exported copy. What data is included is dependent upon what data you applied to your photo while in Lightroom (such as your copyright information, contact information, titles, keywords, etc.) as well as what choices you make on the Export dialog. There isn’t a right or wrong answer as to what to include...

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How to Add a Watermark in Lightroom Classic
Nov03

How to Add a Watermark in Lightroom Classic

Hi, gang, and happy Friday. Here’s one by special request: How to add a Watermark in Lightroom Classic (the watermarking feature is not available in the cloud version of Lightroom – now named “Lightroom CC.)” Hope you found that helpful. More winners from my Worldwide Photo Walk Announced Today Starting at noon (12:00 EDT), I’m announcing the winners of the Leader’s Walk, then the Video Taken During...

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Save Time With Auto Import
Nov01

Save Time With Auto Import

Lightroom Classic’s Auto Import function is an often-overlooked asset with a lot of potential for increasing your efficiency and providing an alternative means for adding new photos to your Lightroom catalog automatically. The Auto Import function has been around since the beginning, and was originally the only way to shoot tethered. Now that Lightroom’s has a built-in Tethered Capture, Auto Import has faded from the limelight....

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Lightroom Name Change Tip and the Lightroom Classic/CC Survey Results
Oct27

Lightroom Name Change Tip and the Lightroom Classic/CC Survey Results

First, by request: if you’re not happy with the new “Lightroom Classic” name, no sweat — Adobe gave us a way to change it to something more fitting (see below): Above: Check out that more fitting nameplate in the upper left corner. 🙂 STEP ONE: First, right-click on the graphic above and download it to your computer. STEP TWO: Go under the Lightroom menu (on a Mac) or the Edit menu (on a Windows PC) and choose...

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A “Lightroom Classic” Survey (and a really helpful Lightroom tip)
Oct23

A “Lightroom Classic” Survey (and a really helpful Lightroom tip)

Take this 5-question survey and win a cool tip! (or something like that).

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