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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


  • Correct misspellings, consolidate duplicates (“dog”, “dogs”) into one, organize keywords into hierarchies


  • Rename or delete collections, find a collection you’re looking for with the filter, organize collections into collection sets

Files and Folders

  • Reveal your folder structure, move folders, create new subfolders, move photos from one folder to another
  • Why date folders get nested within other date folders
  • Why files and folders go missing (question marks and exclamation points) and how to resolve these issues.


  • Delete old catalogs and catalog backups, merge separate catalogs into one

Duplicate Photos

  • Install and use a plugin to help you identify, sort through and eliminate duplicate photos.

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2017-07-18T14:45:53+00:00 May 28th, 2017|7 Comments


  1. Maureen Possidonio May 28, 2017 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    I am fairly certain that I am already signed up as I heard about this free video via my email address but to make sure I am filling in the information below

    • Laura Shoe May 28, 2017 at 2:17 pm - Reply

      You’re correct, Maureen – it’s the same one, but it doesn’t hurt to have filled in your email address a second time.

  2. Leslie harris May 29, 2017 at 5:33 am - Reply


  3. Susan Molnar May 29, 2017 at 10:16 am - Reply

    I am already signed up, but would like the free video. Thanks, Laura!!

    • Laura Shoe May 29, 2017 at 7:22 pm - Reply

      Hi Susan, you can either enter your email address again here, or you’ll find the link to this recorded webinar in my newsletter a of couple of weeks ago. If you enter your email address again, you won’t get two newsletters, unless you use two different email addresses – if you do, you can always unsubscribe at the bottom of one of them. Enjoy!

  4. krzysiek June 14, 2018 at 12:05 am - Reply

    i would preffer to make a disc format instead of watching 80minuete video and then waste another xx minutes of applying this things

    • Laura Shoe June 14, 2018 at 1:58 pm - Reply

      Hi Krzysiek, if you’re looking for shorter lessons on DVD, you’ll find that all the skills covered in the 80-minute recorded webinar (and many, many more) are covered in my Lightroom 5, 6 and Classic 7: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series, available by download and on DVD.

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