Alternative Import Options
Jun05

Alternative Import Options

Last week I discussed the most common route for importing new photos via the Import window. Now that we understand that importing only means adding information about each photo to the catalog, we can step back and see that there are some additional routes our photos can take to be added to the catalog, though some are easier to see than others. Let’s take a closer look. Shooting Tethered Shooting while tethered is one such route. If...

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Lightroom Classic: 11 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections instead of Folders
Jun03

Lightroom Classic: 11 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Collections instead of Folders

Happy Monday, everybody. Hey, before we dig into this — thanks to everybody who came out to spend a few days with us last week in Orlando at The Photoshop World Conference. Both Rob and I were doing sessions on the Lightroom training track (along with some other Lightroom pros) and it was packed every day! We had a total blast. (Lots of pictures and the story from the conference right here). OK, on to Collections: Here are 11 solid...

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So Many Ways to Import
May29

So Many Ways to Import

Importing is the most fundament aspect of using Lightroom Classic, and is also one of the least understood, which makes it the source of a great many problems. Because it is such a key aspect of the Lightroom Classic experience there are also a multitude of options for running your photos through this process. Do you know them all, and all the little nuances of each? In this two part series I want to first demystify the import...

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10 Shortcuts Every Lightroom Classic User Should Know
May24

10 Shortcuts Every Lightroom Classic User Should Know

Here ya go! To change the brush size of Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush; the Left Bracket key on your keyboard makes the brush size smaller; the right bracket makes it largerTo reset any slider to its default setting, double-click on the slider’s nub or its name. To make your thumbnails in the Library Module larger, press +. To make them smaller press –. To reset all your Adjustment Brush sliders back to zero, all at once,...

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Exploring Range Mask Options: Depth
May22

Exploring Range Mask Options: Depth

We’ve previously explored the Luminance and Color options for Range Mask, so let’s wrap up this series with a look at the Depth option. Note at the time of this writing, the Depth option currently only works with photos in HEIC file format captured on supported iPhones (7+, 8+, X, Xs, Xs Max, and Xr) using either the built-in Portrait mode or the Depth capture mode in the Lightroom camera. You can enable the Depth capture...

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How To Reorder Your Panels In Lightroom Classic
May21

How To Reorder Your Panels In Lightroom Classic

Great video from Benjamin Warde on how you reorder your panels in Lightroom Classic, and why you might want to in the first place. Great stuff (and all in less than 60-seconds). Check it out: Thanks, Benjamin. 🙂 Hope you have a rockin’ Tuesday!...

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