LightroomTechnology Preview: Search for Objects, Colors and Themes in Your Photos!

Adobe has just announced a new Technology Preview section on Lightroom Web, where Creative Cloud subscribers can play with features that are still in development.  The first feature introduced is Search, which allows you to search for objects and themes in your photos - for example, find all photos with dogs in them or all photos with [...]

2017-07-18T16:18:03-07:00 March 21st, 2016|2 Comments

Most Popular Lightroom Articles of 2015

Thank you for making this a great year here on this Lightroom blog! Readers from 219 countries visited. Check out these posts that were the most-read this year: Which Should I Buy, Lightroom CC 2015 or Lightroom 6? Shooting in Raw + JPEG Mode: Why Most of Us Shouldn’t, And How to Set Lightroom Preferences If [...]

2017-06-28T18:11:46-07:00 December 29th, 2015|7 Comments

How to Roll Back to Lightroom 6.1.1 or CC 2015.1

For those users who missed my suggestion yesterday to not update to Lightroom 6.2 / CC 2015.2 or who decided to risk it, and  have been experiencing crashes, here are my suggestions: UPDATE 10/9/15: a 6.2.1 / CC 2015.2.1 update has been released to address crash issue. Update to this, unless you are unhappy with the Import [...]

2017-06-28T18:18:32-07:00 October 6th, 2015|50 Comments

Where to Find the Lightroom 6 Upgrade Product

UPDATE OCTOBER 2017: Click here to go to a newer version of this article on where to find the Lightroom 6 product. The article below is out-of-date. For those of you who prefer to continue with the stand-alone perpetual-license version of Lightroom rather than the Lightroom CC subscription, and want to upgrade to Lightroom 6 from any [...]

2017-10-19T13:52:43-07:00 July 2nd, 2015|6 Comments

Lightroom 4 Sales on Now!

Amazon U.S. currently has Lightroom 4 on sale for $40 off ($109.99). I do not know how long this will last. Adobe has Lightroom 4 on sale for $30 off through May 11, 2013 in the Adobe store with coupon code SPRING 30. (At the moment the discount code is not working online, but from your [...]

2017-06-28T20:26:48-07:00 April 30th, 2013|3 Comments

Lightroom Filmstrip Quick Tips

In Lightroom, the strip of photos along the bottom of the screen in each module is called the filmstrip. Here are a few tips for working with it: The filmstrip shows whatever photos you have selected in the Library module — a folder, a collection, or a catalog selection. You can navigate through your photos in [...]

2017-09-03T14:59:45-07:00 March 25th, 2013|13 Comments

Improving Performance in Lightroom 4

I would recommend that anyone who is at all frustrated with Lightroom 4 running too slowly  check out this very useful new page from Adobe on steps you can take to improve performance.   Some relate to upgrading your hardware (such as 16 GB of RAM and moving your catalog to a solid state drive), but others [...]

2017-07-03T19:00:31-07:00 December 6th, 2012|0 Comments

My Most Popular Post of 2009

Since I'm taking the next week off, I thought I would repost what is by far my most popular article of 2009 -- "About Your Images and the Lightroom Catalog -- the Library Analogy." If you have already read this, scroll down to the archives at the bottom of this page and check out what else [...]

2017-07-09T14:35:31-07:00 December 23rd, 2009|0 Comments

Windows 7 Shortcuts

This isn't Lightroom or Photoshop-related, but since I'm in charge here, I can get away with it! I have really been enjoying Windows 7.  I had no plans to upgrade to it from XP, but my computer died and I had to replace it -- right after W7 was released.  It is truly a pleasure to [...]

2017-07-09T14:36:54-07:00 December 13th, 2009|5 Comments
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