Now’s The Time to Create Your 2016 Copyright Preset

I recommend adding copyright and contact information to your photos as you import them into Lightroom, so that when you share photos with the outside world, this data automatically tags along with them and people can get in touch with you if they come across your photos and want to use them. For photos already in [...]

2017-07-09T17:33:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|22 Comments

Get a Good Start to the Year — Create Your Lightroom 2013 Copyright Metadata Preset Now!

Whether you had one for 2012 or not, now is the perfect time to create a 2013 copyright preset, that will add your copyright information to your photos’ metadata automatically when you import them. Here’s a re-post of my article from last year  — anywhere you see 2012 below, substitute with 2013! In the Import dialog, [...]

2017-06-28T20:34:38+00:00 January 1st, 2013|16 Comments

Avoiding a Lightroom Folder Mess — Import Basics

Are your folders in Lightroom a mess because you don’t know how to take charge of where Lightroom puts them?  Are you not sure where they are going?  Do you have date folders that are meaningless to you because you don’t remember what you shot on any given date?  If you answered yes to any of these, you [...]

2017-08-02T11:19:43+00:00 November 29th, 2011|0 Comments

Getting Your iPhoto Images into Lightroom

I do free two-hour Lightroom demonstrations here in Seattle, and towards the end of these, a question I often get is:  how do I get my iPhoto images into Lightroom?  I take this as as a good sign -- I figure that what they have seen of Lightroom from my demo has convinced them to move [...]

2017-07-09T14:36:01+00:00 December 18th, 2009|0 Comments
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