If Your Lightroom Is Running Slow…It’s Probably One Of These 7 Reasons
Mar12

If Your Lightroom Is Running Slow…It’s Probably One Of These 7 Reasons

Well, I guess it should read, “one or MORE of these seven reasons: 1) Your Lightroom Catalog (and preview files) are NOT on your computer (you’ve stored them on an external hard drive). It’s fine for photos to be stored on an external hard drive (in fact, I recommend it), but not your Lightroom Catalog file or previews files. Things will run much faster with those files right on your main internal hard drive. 2) You...

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A Simple Tip to Ensure You Always Open the Right Catalog
Mar07

A Simple Tip to Ensure You Always Open the Right Catalog

Catalog related questions are the bread and butter of the Lightroom Help Desk, and one of the more common questions pertains to people not opening the correct catalog or not knowing where their catalog is located. A really simple way to ensure you always open the right catalog every time you open Lightroom Classic is to create an Alias (PC: Shortcut) to your actual catalog file, and put that on your desktop. Here’s how on a Mac:...

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Some Really Useful Features of the Metadata Panel
Feb06

Some Really Useful Features of the Metadata Panel

Here’a a great new video from longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde – it’s a great little 60-second tip on some cool features kinda of hidden in the Metadata panel. Definitely worth checking out: Pretty handy, right? Thanks, Benjamin! It’s Dave’s Day on my blog I don’t know if you’ve been catching Dave Williams’s Tuesday posts over on my daily blog at scottkelby.com, but...

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The Most Useful Button in Lightroom!
Feb05

The Most Useful Button in Lightroom!

If you’re not using the Previous button in Lightroom – here’s why you oughta be! 🙂

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Keeping Lightroom Classic’s Files in Check: Part 1
Jan24

Keeping Lightroom Classic’s Files in Check: Part 1

As Lightroom Classic users we focus on the job it does with our photos, both in terms of managing them and processing them, but it is worth taking a moment to think about the footprint the Classic-related files leave on our computers, which when left unchecked only continues to grow over time. Disclaimer: Let’s just acknowledge that in the grand scheme of things your photos and videos will require far more storage space than...

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Lightroom Adjustment Brush Tips for Beginners
Jan15

Lightroom Adjustment Brush Tips for Beginners

How ’bout a list blast from the past – some great Adjustment Brush tips for new Lightroom users. You’re doing to dig these (even if you’re not a new user). 🙂

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