Shortcuts for Adding Keywords in Lightroom

Many of you know that I am a fan of adding keywords to photos in Lightroom, so that you can find them quickly later. In this post I will go over some  shortcuts to help you add keywords more quickly. With a photo selected (or group of photos selected in Grid view): Ctl/Cmd-K will open up [...]

2017-06-28T21:08:30-07:00September 14th, 2012|6 Comments

Shortcuts Worth Knowing: Zooming In and Out

Sometimes your mouse is a zoom tool, sometimes it isn't.  Sometimes you have easy acess to your navigator panel, sometimes you don't.   You can always, however, use "Ctl/CmdCtl/Cmd +" and "Ctl/Cmd -" for zooming in and out. These work in every view (Grid, Loupe, Compare, Survey) in the Library module and in every mode in the [...]

2017-07-09T14:34:46-07:00January 7th, 2010|5 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 [...]

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

Before and After in Lightroom

In the Lightroom Develop module, there are different ways to look at Before and After for changes that you have made. One of my favorites is to use the backslash key to toggle between Before and After. The default Before state is the first step in the History panel, usually your file import. So by default, [...]

2017-07-09T15:17:28-07:00December 2nd, 2008|2 Comments

Most Used Shortcuts

Just a quick post for today, with my most used shortcuts. I can't recommend these enough -- they work everywhere, Photoshop, Camera Raw, Lightroom, and in places where other shortcuts don't necessarily work, like in Photoshop filters. First, the left bracket key [ and right bracket key ] for decreasing and increasing brush size ... paint [...]

2017-07-09T15:23:30-07:00November 2nd, 2008|0 Comments