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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...Show More Summary

How To Use The Awesome Color Range Masking (in 60-seconds or less)

Another awesome, and very quick tip, from longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde. If you’re not using the Adjustment Brush’s new Color Range Masking feature, this video will surely make you want to. Right? Right! It works amazingly well on a wide range of images. Show More Summary

How To Move Your Lightroom Photos To Another Drive

In this video, Terry White has the answer to something a lot of Lightroom user have been struggling with, and this method makes it so simple. In the first part of the video, he shows you the most common way people move their entire Lightroom...Show More Summary

Fun Fact: Lightroom Mobile is Free for Everybody!

That’s right — anybody can use Lightroom Mobile (note: it’s no longer called Lightroom Mobile – this mobile app is now called ‘Lightroom CC’). So, your friends, family members, mild acquaintances, pets — they can all simply downloadShow More Summary

Do You Keep Exported Copies?

This question came up recently and it got me wondering how many people keep copies of their exported photos from Lightroom, and why? This is not something I do, and I don’t recommend it unless you have a good reason. The context for this question was that this individual had a need to keep a […] The post Do You Keep Exported Copies? appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

Lightroom Classic Users: What Happened to “Lightroom Mobile?”

I’ve been hearing this question while out on my seminar tour (I’m in Houston Texas today with the seminar), and I thought I’d address it here. The question I’m getting is… “I’m a Lightroom Classic user, and I wanted to use LightroomShow More Summary

How To Prep a Lightroom Photo Book for Printing

The prep is WAY easier than you'd think (and no, you don't have to jump to Photoshop for any of it). The post How To Prep a Lightroom Photo Book for Printing appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

Mystery Keyword Puzzler

I get this question often enough on the Lightroom Help Desk that I thought it worth making a public service announcement about it. The question usually goes something along the lines of, “All of my imported photos keep coming into my catalog with the same keyword applied to them, and I never applied that keyword. Show More Summary

When “Zooming Out” in Lightroom is Helpful (and how to set it up so it’s one-click away)

We all know why we zoom in, but there's a good reason (and method) for zooming out sometimes. The post When “Zooming Out” in Lightroom is Helpful (and how to set it up so it’s one-click away) appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

How To Use Collection Sets in Lightroom Mobile (Yes, they’re finally available in Mobile)

Just a heads up: in the quest for lessening confusion I’m still calling it Lightroom Mobile. Anyway, yes — you can now finally use Collection Sets in Mobile (or organization your Collections), but of course they’re not called Collections...Show More Summary

My Vote For “Most Confusing” New Lightroom Classic 7.2 Feature

What's the difference between "Has Adjustments" and "Has Edits?" They sound like the same thing? Well, you'll be surprised (well, I was). The post My Vote For “Most Confusing” New Lightroom Classic 7.2 Feature appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

Batch Cropping Tip

I’ve often been asked if there was a way to set a default crop ratio, so that every time you brought a photo into the Crop tool it would automatically be cropped to that aspect ratio. Unfortunately there isn’t a way to do that, but here’s the next best thing. Let’s say we need to […] The post Batch Cropping Tip appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

Lightroom Classic 7.2 Update

With a continued emphasis on improving overall performance, Adobe has released the next update to Lightroom Classic (7.2). These updates roll out to customers over the course of the day, so if you don’t see it in your Adobe CC Application...Show More Summary

Using Lightroom Classic’s Clipping Warnings

Happy Monday, everybody! I know it’s not Tuesday yet, which is the normal day for us sharing a Lightroom Coffee Break, but what the heck – let’s kick off what is going to be an awesome week with another new tip from Adobe’s own Benjamin...Show More Summary

Thinking of Finally Learning Lightroom Mobile? Here’s My Best Tip…

OK, well now technically it’s called “Lightroom CC” in the App Store, so if you go searching for Lightroom Mobile there (it’s still free by the way), it’ll bring up Lightroom CC instead — they’re they same thing. Adobe just changed the name for confusion purposes. Show More Summary

Painting Your Photos with Information

The often-overlooked Painter tool can be a real time saver when working with large groups of photos in Grid view of the Library module. I always find myself forgetting about the Painter tool, then I come up against a project where IShow More Summary

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,Show More Summary

The Most Useful Button in Lightroom!

If you're not using the Previous button in Lightroom - here's why you oughta be! :) The post The Most Useful Button in Lightroom! appeared first on Lightroom Killer Tips.

How To Use Your Lightroom Classic Presets in Lightroom CC (cloud-version)

Hi, gang. How ’bout a quick one-question Q&A? Great! Here goes: Q. Is there any way to use the Presets I created in Lightroom Classic, over in the new cloud-storage based Lightroom CC? A. Wow, I’m glad you asked, and the answer is “Why...Show More Summary

Keeping Lightroom Classic’s Files in Check: Part 2

Wrapping up last week’s post with some more tips for keeping Classic in control. Managing Import Backup Copies We left off last we speaking of automated back up processes that are left to the user to manage, the Make a Second Copy To...Show More Summary

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