Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3
Aug08

Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 3

This week we wrap up my series on starting over. Be sure to read the first and second parts before this one. Collections and Publish Services As I mentioned back in the first post, collection membership is not written into XMP metadata, so unfortunately there is no way to transfer (regular) Collections or Collection Sets to the new catalog, so take some notes of the ones you want to re-create manually later. For any Smart Collections...

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Lightroom Trick That Makes People Like Their Portraits More
Jul27

Lightroom Trick That Makes People Like Their Portraits More

You could be one menu command from becoming a real hit with your portrait clients. πŸ™‚

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Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 1
Jul25

Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 1

I sometimes hear from people who feel that their Lightroom Classic catalog is such a total mess that it may make more sense to cut losses and start over from scratch with re-organized photos and a brand new catalog, then to take the time to fix their problems in Lightroom. Over the next couple of weeks I want to explore the case for starting over with a brand new Lightroom catalog, and how to go about preserving as much of the work...

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One Click Chromatic Aberration Removal in Lightroom
Jul09

One Click Chromatic Aberration Removal in Lightroom

Hi, gang – if you see those nasty pink/purple or green lines around the edges of your image, especially visible sometimes after you apply some serious post-processing, you may be able to get rid of it with just one click (especially if it’s still in its RAW image state). Here’s how: Above: Here’s the original image, and if you look at the mountain in the top right you can see a bit of a glow (which we’ll...

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Seeing More Info In Your Lightroom Grid Cells
May22

Seeing More Info In Your Lightroom Grid Cells

Want to see more about your image displayed right within the cell that surrounds your thumbnail in the Libary Module’s Grid? Adobe’s own Benjamin Warde shows how in less than 60-seconds: Awesome! Thanks, Benjamin. πŸ™‚ Now it’s just nine days to Photoshop World. Just sayin’. Here’s the link. Have a great Tuesday everybody! Hope your cells are full of helpful info! Best, -Scott P.S. On The Grid tomorrow, my...

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Why I Don’t Convert My RAW Images to DNG
May18

Why I Don’t Convert My RAW Images to DNG

Are you wasting time using DNG? Do the cons outweigh the pros? Here’s why I stopped using DNG altogether

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