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Exporting in Lightroom: How to Protect Your Privacy When Sharing Photos

Files that you export from Lightroom to share with people contain a lot of information, called metadata, that can be read by others using various applications. This can include where and when you shot the photo, who's in the photo, copyright and contact information, keywords, stars, flags, and color labels; titles, captions, and other [...]

2017-08-15T16:44:12+00:00 August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Read What’s New in Lightroom 6.12 and CC 2015.12

Adobe released Lightroom 6.12 and CC 2015.12 tonight. This is a free update for Lightroom 6 and CC customers. It includes support for new cameras, new lens profiles, and several bug fixes, some for bugs that have been outstanding for a long time, and one for a serious issue (that I wasn't aware of) where Lightroom [...]

2017-07-26T11:27:19+00:00 July 18th, 2017|9 Comments

Read What’s New in Lightroom Mobile iOS 2.8 and Android 3.0!

Adobe today released Lightroom mobile 2.8 for iOS and 3.0 for Android, with some great changes and additions. Download the updated Lightroom mobile iOS app from the Apple App store or the Android app from the Google Play store on your mobile device. While they are free to download and use, you'll need a Creative Cloud [...]

2017-07-26T11:36:18+00:00 July 18th, 2017|2 Comments

Adobe Solicits Feedback on Your Experience with Lightroom Performance

Tom Hogarty, Sr. Product Manager of Digital Imaging at Adobe, posted a note this week over at Lightroom Journal indicating that improving Lightroom performance is now Adobe's top priority, acknowledging that it is not currently meeting expectations. Tom cited known pain points around "GPU, import performance, certain editing tasks and review workflows, " but he is [...]

2017-07-26T11:44:08+00:00 July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Learn How to Clean Up Lightroom

Do you have a mess in Lightroom? If so, you're not alone. Watch my 80-minute recorded webinar to learn how to clean up your keywords, collections, files and folders, catalogs and duplicate photos. Topics covered Keywords Correct misspellings, consolidate duplicates ("dog", "dogs") into one, organize keywords into hierarchies Collections Rename or delete collections, find a [...]

2017-07-18T14:45:53+00:00 May 28th, 2017|5 Comments

Lightroom 6.10.1, CC 2015.10.1 and Mobile Updates Are Available

Adobe released small updates to Lightroom Desktop and Lightroom Mobile today with bug fixes and new camera support. Lightroom Desktop: Lightroom 6.10.1 and CC 2015.10.1 This is a small update with bug fixes, one new lens profile and support for Panasonic and Sony new cameras. To update, go to Help>Update in Lightroom or the Apps tab in [...]

2017-07-26T11:46:46+00:00 May 24th, 2017|21 Comments

Free Webinar: Lightroom Spring Cleaning – April 22

UPDATE: This event has ended. Enter your email address below sign up for my newsletter - I'll communicate after the event about how to access the recording. Whether it’s spring or fall in your part of the world, it’s time to do some seasonal cleanup in Lightroom! In this webinar I’ll show you how [...]

2017-07-12T17:39:21+00:00 April 13th, 2017|7 Comments

Learn What’s New in Lightroom 6.10 and CC 2015.10

Adobe today released Lightroom 6.10 and CC 2015.10 with support for new cameras, new lens profiles, and bug fixes. There are no new features in this release. If Lightroom doesn’t prompt you to update, go to Help>Updates, or click on the Update button on the Apps tab of your Creative Cloud app, or download the update file [...]

2017-07-26T11:48:47+00:00 April 11th, 2017|3 Comments

Intensifying Colors in Lightroom: Vibrance vs. Saturation

The Vibrance and Saturation sliders in Lightroom's Basic panel will both intensify colors in your photos. Saturation is an equal-opportunity, non-discrimatory control - it will saturate all colors in your photo equally, even if they start out at different levels of intensity. This is a great control to use if you want to give a quick and [...]

2017-07-26T11:52:01+00:00 April 4th, 2017|12 Comments

Exporting in Lightroom: Export Location Settings

In the first article of this series on exporting from Lightroom, I discussed what exporting is, and when you should and shouldn't export. In short, you'll click on the Export button to export a copy of your selected photo(s) pretty much any time you want to share them with the outside world. Now I'll start discussing the [...]

2017-07-26T11:58:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|10 Comments

Learn What’s New in Lightroom 6.9 and CC 2015.9

Lightroom 6.9 and CC 2015.9 were released today with support for new cameras, new lens profiles, bug fixes, and improved error messages for syncing to Lightroom mobile (CC only). There are otherwise no new features in these free updates to 6 and CC. If Lightroom doesn’t prompt you to update, go to Help>Updates, or click on the Update [...]

2017-06-28T17:44:03+00:00 March 7th, 2017|21 Comments
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