“How Do I Save My Lightroom Work?”

For those new to Lightroom, naturally you want to understand how to save your work. You'll notice that the File menu in the menu bar suspiciously does not have "File Save" and "File Save As ..." options. The short answer is that as you work in Lightroom - adding keywords, stars, flags and other metadata; developing [...]

2017-08-02T11:29:52-07:00 August 7th, 2014|52 Comments

How to Safely Rename Your Lightroom Catalog

Many of you have Lightroom 5 catalogs with filenames such as "Lightroom 4 Catalog-2-2". While Lightroom doesn't care what the catalog is named, I of course find it less confusing that the filename reflect what it actually is. In this short video tutorial, I'll show you how to safely rename your Lightroom catalog and the [...]

2017-07-09T17:44:05-07:00 March 20th, 2014|6 Comments

Seeing Images in Your Parent and Subfolders

Just a quick tip today — it is 92 in my office and 103 outside —  the hottest day in recorded Seattle history.  (I realize that this is nothing for some of you!) My folders are arranged in a hierarchy —  Picturesyearshoot, with ocassional subfolders within a shoot.  By default the Lightroom folder panel shows an [...]

2017-07-09T15:00:23-07:00 July 29th, 2009|0 Comments

How to Move Your Lightroom Catalog

I have written about moving your Lightroom work from your laptop to your desktop (or any two computers) here. This involves exporting your work on the laptop as a catalog, then importing it into your desktop catalog. Sometimes though you may want to simply move your catalog. Mine was initially on an external hard drive; I [...]

2017-07-09T15:16:29-07:00 December 10th, 2008|35 Comments
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