//Free Video Tutorials

Lightroom 6 and Classic: Auto Import from a Watched Folder

In this free video tutorial I show you how to use Lightroom's Auto Import feature, with which Lightroom watches a folder on your hard drive and automatically imports any images that land in that folder. This feature is also in earlier versions of Lightroom. Here are a few examples of when it can be handy: [...]

2018-07-09T15:28:17+00:00 July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Shooting with Your Camera Tethered to Lightroom

With Lightroom Classic and earlier versions, you can connect your camera to your computer with a USB cable, and as you shoot, have the images immediately and automatically imported into Lightroom. This is not only handy for studio portrait and product photographers who want to judge sharpness and review images with their clients immediately, but [...]

2018-07-01T14:28:31+00:00 June 28th, 2018|4 Comments

Learn How to Change or Replace a Color in Lightroom!

In this video tutorial for Lightroom Classic, as well as for Lightroom 4, 5 and 6, I show you how to shift a color to another, and how to completely replace it. We'll use the HSL panel, and then a few powerful options in the adjustment brush. This video does assume basic experience with the [...]

2018-04-25T10:18:39+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|12 Comments

How to Use Lightroom CC Mobile and Web with Lightroom Classic

Did you know that you can use Lightroom Classic together with the free Lightroom CC app on Apple and Android mobile devices? You can also use Lightroom Classic with Lightroom web. These work together as part of the Creative Cloud Photography Plan subscription you're already paying for, so why not take advantage of them? Use [...]

2018-04-18T14:44:22+00:00 April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Merge Two or More Lightroom Catalogs into One

Have you been using more than one Lightroom catalog, maybe starting a new one with each new year, or keeping your family images in separate catalog from your travel images? If so, you know that this puts a brick wall between images in each catalog, making it very cumbersome to pull together groups of photos [...]

2018-04-18T12:39:50+00:00 April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Start Your Lightroom Photo Editing with Powerful New Color and B/W Profiles

Adobe today introduced powerful new profiles to all applications in the Lightroom ecosystem - Lightroom Classic, the cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop application, Lightroom CC for iOS and Android, Lightroom CC Web, as well as to Adobe Camera Raw. These profiles provide a starting point for your images in terms of color and tonality. Few users [...]

2018-04-03T07:36:19+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|18 Comments

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 [...]

2018-06-04T10:05:40+00:00 January 1st, 2018|0 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|17 Comments

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|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|7 Comments

Clean Up Your Files and Folders in Lightroom

Below are two video tutorials from my Lightroom CC/6 and 5: The Fundamentals & Beyond video series that will teach you how to clean up your files and folders - learn to reorganize them and to resolve "missing file / file cannot be found" issues. The first video, File and Folder Management: Reorganizing, explains how to [...]

2018-07-09T11:08:41+00:00 December 29th, 2016|0 Comments
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