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Now’s the Time to Set Up Your 2018 Copyright Preset in Lightroom Classic!

Happy New Year, everyone - I hope you have a happy, healthy and photographically-inspired 2018! I recommend adding copyright and contact information to your photos so that when you share these photos with the outside world, the data automatically tags along with them and people can get in touch with you if they come across [...]

2018-01-01T12:35:32+00:00 January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Help – I Lost My Lightroom Close, Minimize and Maximize Buttons!

I get questions all the time about missing buttons for closing, minimizing and maximizing the Lightroom window. For some reason these questions have become more common with Lightroom 6 and Classic. The problem is that you are in a full-screen mode that hides the Lightroom bar with the buttons. This bar in Lightroom with Close, [...]

2017-11-28T12:40:20+00:00 November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Your Lightroom Catalog Is Too New to Be Used with This Version of Lightroom

Many users who have upgraded to Lightroom Classic have encountered this error: The catalog named X is too new to be used by this version of Lightroom. Would you like to select a different catalog? This happens when you accidentally open your Lightroom Classic catalog using Lightroom 6 or CC 2015 and this old version can't [...]

2017-11-23T11:02:17+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|6 Comments

How to Roll Back / Revert to an Old Version of Lightroom

Whether you are a Lightroom 6 perpetual user who accidentally updated to the new subscription-only Lightroom Classic, or you're a subscriber experiencing issues with Lightroom Classic, this article will cover how to roll back to your old version. I'd recommend reading this whole article before proceeding. Getting Your Work from Classic 7 into the [...]

2017-10-24T22:22:32+00:00 October 24th, 2017|5 Comments

Free Webinar Recording: What’s New in Lightroom – Classic 7, Cloud-Based Lightroom CC and More

Are you overwhelmed and confused by all of the Adobe Lightroom news from last week? Watch a recording of my webinar from last weekend in which I'll cover and make sense of all the Lightroom news from Adobe: Product naming decisions What to update in your Creative Cloud app (and what not to!) What's New [...]

2017-11-12T15:10:13+00:00 October 24th, 2017|7 Comments

Where to Buy the Perpetual-Version Lightroom 6

If you don't want to subscribe to the Creative Cloud Photography Program ($9.99/mo) in order to get the latest version of Lightroom (Classic 7), but you want to get as up-to-date as possible, you can still purchase both the upgrade and full versions of the perpetual (stand-alone) Lightroom 6.   Here's how you can find Lightroom [...]

2017-12-21T14:51:56+00:00 October 19th, 2017|23 Comments

Resource Page for All of My Articles and Videos on The Lightroom Classic 7 and Lightroom CC Releases

There is a ton of Lightroom news today, and I have around 9 posts and 9 videos covering it. If you're confused about where to start with and you want to make sure you don't miss anything, please visit my What's New in Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC resource page. You'll find a summary article and [...]

2017-10-24T15:57:21+00:00 October 18th, 2017|5 Comments

Free Webinar: Introduction to Lightroom CC, What’s New in Lightroom Classic

I hope you can join me for my free webinar this coming weekend! I'll discuss all of the Adobe news this week related to Lightroom: What's new in Lightroom Classic (the Lightroom program we use currently, renamed) Introduction to the new cloud-based Lightroom CC program and how it fits into the "Lightroom ecosystem" Whether and how [...]

2017-10-24T23:00:26+00:00 October 18th, 2017|22 Comments

Which Should I Use, Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic or Lightroom 6?

Adobe released a new application called "Lightroom CC", and they renamed the newest 7.0 version of the Lightroom program we have known and used for 10 years "Lightroom Classic CC". In this article I'll explain what Lightroom CC and Classic are and how they differ to help you make a decision on which is right [...]

2017-12-02T16:40:05+00:00 October 18th, 2017|37 Comments

Video Tutorial: Learn How to Upgrade to Lightroom Classic 7

Lightroom Classic 7.0 is here! Upgrading is usually a quick and smooth process, but it helps if you're prepared for it not to be. Watch my video tutorial below for complete instructions on how to upgrade to Lightroom Classic 7, as well as how to rename your catalog, and what to delete and uninstall. [...]

2017-12-04T20:09:57+00:00 October 18th, 2017|15 Comments

The Definitive List of What You Can and Can’t Do in Lightroom CC Compared to Classic

Are you thinking about moving from Lightroom Classic (i.e. the Lightroom program that has been around for 10 years) to the new cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop program?  It's great that with this new application we can access all of our photos anywhere (on mobile devices, lightroom.adobe.com, and on multiple computers running Lightroom CC), but the [...]

2017-12-15T11:44:09+00:00 September 26th, 2017|12 Comments
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