Three of My Favorite Lightroom Shortcuts
Jul12

Three of My Favorite Lightroom Shortcuts

These are three of my favorite, quick little Lightroom shortcuts. Nothing really earth-shaking, but just really useful bread-and-butter stuff worth knowing. Here’s what they are, and why I think they’re so handy: Hope you found that helpful. 🙂 I have a post planned for tomorrow here – I hope you stop by again then. Have a great Tuesday, and we’ll catch ya then. -Scott P.S. Just 7 days ’till Photoshop...

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How To Stop Accidentally Clicking on Badges In The Filmstrip
May17

How To Stop Accidentally Clicking on Badges In The Filmstrip

It happened to me all the time — I’m clicking on a thumbnail in the Filmstrip so I can just to that image, but then it switches to the Library Module’s metadata panel or to the Develop Module where the cropping border appears around my image, but all I wanted was to switch images. Well, at least it did until I learned how to turn that “clickablity” off. Here’s a short video that shows the problem...

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Beginner’s Tip: Getting The Lightroom Interface Out Of The Way
Oct27

Beginner’s Tip: Getting The Lightroom Interface Out Of The Way

If you’re new to Lightroom, being able to control Lightroom’s interface, and get it out of the way when you want it, is pretty important. Obviously, there are a lot of times where we need to make adjustments to our image, and at those times we need Lightroom’s controls and panel front and center, but there are also times when you want some, or all of Lightroom’s interface out-of-the-way, so you can just focus...

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Quick workflow tip
Jun24

Quick workflow tip

I like to have as much room for images in my Lightroom panels, and so I will hide my side panels, but sometimes you want to jump from one folder to another in either the Library or Develop module. You can easily do that if you have the Filmstrip open at the bottom. Simple Right-click on the black bar of the Filmstrip to bring up a new menu that has a list of your recent folders amongst other things. Now the key is to click on the...

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Dual Monitor Conundrum
Jun17

Dual Monitor Conundrum

So I thought I would share with you a little snag I ran into with Lightroom in the hopes that it can save you some embarrassment in the future. Here is the scenario… I am in Lightroom going through my grid of images and I need to update a couple of images so I right click on the little Exclamation Icon in the upper right. I happen to notice in the drop down menu one of the options is “Lock to Second Monitor.” Well,...

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10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #8
Feb10

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #8

Here’s how to fix what many new users tell me is the thing in Lightroom that just drives them crazy!

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