Keeping Your Folder Structure When Converting Folders Into Collections
Jul28

Keeping Your Folder Structure When Converting Folders Into Collections

Here’s how to not mess up your organization when creating Collections based on your folders.

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Configuring Info Overlay and Tooltips
Jul26

Configuring Info Overlay and Tooltips

Have you ever noticed the little info tooltip that appears when you hover your cursor over thumbnails in Grid view (G) or the Filmstrip? A lot of people don’t realize that this is connected to the Info Overlay that appears in Loupe view of the Library module.     Head over to View>View Options, and click the Loupe View tab (notice that if you were in Grid view, Lightroom switches to Loupe view when you click that...

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Create Custom Print Size for Saving as JPEG
Jul19

Create Custom Print Size for Saving as JPEG

If you need to save out a JPEG version of a print layout for uploading to an online print service, or maybe create a JPEG version for some other reason, then this little tip is for you. Print Job Panel to the Rescue Creating custom print layout sizes is something I’ve seen trip people up.  The problem usually stems from the desired print size not corresponding to an existing printer paper size (such as the desired print being...

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Create Custom Library Filter Presets
Jul12

Create Custom Library Filter Presets

The whole point of the import process is to add information about each photo to Lightroom’s catalog (database), so creating custom Library Filter presets is a great way to leverage all that data to help you find photos. Library Filter Bar The Library Filter is only visible when you’re in Grid view (G) of the Library module. If you’re in Grid view, and you still don’t see it, tap the Backward Slash (\) key to...

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How to “Spray On” Lightroom Presets
Jul10

How to “Spray On” Lightroom Presets

Here’s a pretty cool little tip: in the Library module you can use the Paint Can (in the toolbar along the bottom of the thumbnail grid) to “spray” on the preset of your choice. That’s right, any thumbnail you click on gets the preset applied or you can drag across a bunch of thumbnails and have the preset applied as you drag, which is the big advantage of the Paint Can. Here’s how it’s done: STEP...

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Sharing a Lightroom Collection With Anybody (in five quick and easy steps)
Jun07

Sharing a Lightroom Collection With Anybody (in five quick and easy steps)

5 quick and easy steps to share a Lightroom Collection with anybody out there that has a Web browser (no Adobe account needed)
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