//Lightroom Tutorials

Learn How to Import into Lightroom from the Mac Photos App

In this video tutorial, learn how to import photos into Lightroom from the Mac Photos app, and how to stop Photos from opening when you plug in a memory card. This video is one of 76+ in my 15 1/2 hour Lightroom CC/6 and 5: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series. This series is for beginners and experienced [...]

2017-09-03T14:50:18+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

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|2 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|25 Comments

Lightroom Mobile Updates Available for iOS and Android with HDR Capture

Adobe just announced the availability of Lightroom mobile 2.7 for iOS and 2.3 for Android. The big new feature for both is HDR (High Dynamic Range) capture and merge – this allows you to automatically capture three DNG files with detail in highlights and shadows, and Lightroom mobile will  merge them together into a single file with detail throughout the [...]

2017-06-28T17:44:19+00:00 March 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Exporting in Lightroom: When to Export and When Not to Export

This is my first article in what will be a several part series on Lightroom's Export function. This article will focus on what exporting is for and when you should export. Future ones will go into the settings. Background: Lightroom's Non-Destructive Approach to Image Editing Lightroom works non-destructively, meaning that it never touches your original raw [...]

2017-08-02T11:30:26+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|11 Comments

Have Your Lightroom Panels Gone Black?

Since the release of Lightroom 6.8 and CC 2015.8, some users have reported that their panels in the Library module suddenly go black: This seems to only be an issue with Mac OS Sierra. Update: also El Capitan. The quickest way to get your panels back is to switch from Library (G) to Develop (D) and [...]

2017-06-28T17:46:09+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|27 Comments
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