Video Tutorial: Batch Exports with Multiple Presets

With Lightroom Classic 9.0, we can now, for any number of images selected, export multiple file types at once - for example, a full-size JPEG for printing and a small JPEG for online sharing. Unfortunately the addition of this new functionality to the Export dialog also makes simple exports more confusing. In the video tutorial below [...]

2019-11-27T13:30:40-08:00November 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Enhance Raw File Details in Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC

Enhanced Details was made available today in the February releases of Lightroom Classic CC (v. 8.2) and Lightroom CC Desktop (v. 2.2). This new process can potentially improve the quality of very fine detail and reduce artifacts and moire in raw files. It re-renders your raw file using a more sophisticated demosaicing algorithm that is [...]

2019-04-08T21:13:26-07:00February 12th, 2019|3 Comments

New in Lightroom Web: Format Your Shared Albums and Collections!

Now in Lightroom Web you can format the display of Lightroom Classic collections and Lightroom CC albums that you plan to share with friends or clients. Divide the album into sections, change the theme and background color, add a background photo or add a hero shot at the top of the page, filter on pick [...]

2018-10-15T02:24:29-07:00October 14th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Reuse Your Lightroom Photo Book Design

If you've made a photo book with Lightroom's Book module, you know that it can take a long time to get it just right. When you're ready to make your second book, rather than start from scratch, reuse your first design, modifying it as you see fit. In the video tutorial below, from my Lightroom: [...]

2018-08-31T13:56:59-07:00August 31st, 2018|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 [...]

2017-08-15T16:44:12-07:00August 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 [...]

2017-07-26T11:58:28-07:00March 23rd, 2017|12 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 [...]

2017-08-02T11:30:26-07:00March 3rd, 2017|17 Comments