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

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

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

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+00:00 April 30th, 2013|3 Comments

Creative Page Layouts in Lightroom’s Book Module

Here's an idea for a cool Book photo layout in Lightroom -- choose a multi-photo page layout, and use different parts of the same photo in each cell! Select your page by clicking on it, click on the downward triangle and choose a multi-photo layout: Drag your single photo from the Filmstrip up into each of [...]

2017-06-28T20:31:23+00:00 February 28th, 2013|5 Comments

Lightroom Book Module Tutorial: Basic Skills

I haven't written many tutorials about Lightroom Book module on this blog, so I thought I'd share a video tutorial on some basic  skills: swapping and replacing photos,  usage badges,  adding more photos to your book collection, removing photos,  selecting and moving one or more pages, adding and removing pages, zooming a photo to fill, and [...]

2017-07-10T12:33:13+00:00 February 4th, 2013|1 Comment
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