Lightroom Quick Tip of the Week: Printing to Jpegs

Do you like Lightroom’s print layout capabilities, but don’t have a printer to print to, or want to just share your design electronically? Perhaps you saw my video tutorial on using the Lightroom Custom Print Package to design collages, but you thought it wasn’t relevant to you because you don’t have a printer. No problem — [...]

2017-07-09T12:21:48-07:00 September 21st, 2011|6 Comments

10+ Little Lightroom Tips that Can Make a Big Difference

I was flattered when David over at Seven by Five ( asked if I would contribute to his popular blog.  We were thrilled when Adobe featured the article on their Facebook page yesterday.  If you haven't yet read my 10+ Little Lightroom Tips That Can Make a Big Difference, head on over.   Check out more [...]

2017-07-09T12:26:41-07:00 August 26th, 2011|1 Comment

A Tip for Zooming When In Survey View

I love Survey View for viewing and comparing several images side-by-side.  In the Library Module, select multiple images, then  click on the Survey View icon in the toolbar or type the shortcut N. In Survey View, your mouse is not the zoom tool, so it is not quite as easy to zoom in on [...]

2017-07-09T12:51:20-07:00 May 4th, 2010|3 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

Getting Those Panels Under Control

In Lightroom you can hide the top, bottom, left and right panels so that you have more room to show your images.  To hide a panel, click on the triangle at the outside center edge of the panel.  Click on it again to show it again.   There are shortcuts, of course:  Tab hides and shows the [...]

2017-07-09T15:00:48-07:00 July 18th, 2009|2 Comments

Crop Tool Tip

You may have noticed that once you specify a crop in Lightroom and then try to move the crop frame, that it goes in the opposite direction from what you expect.  Instead of thinking of yourself clicking and dragging inside the crop frame  to move the crop frame, think of yourself as clicking and dragging inside [...]

2017-07-09T15:05:58-07:00 May 25th, 2009|4 Comments

Lightroom on Two Monitors

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to have your thumbnails on one screen, and your full size image on another? Lightroom 1 users thought so and pressed Adobe to provide this functionality. Adobe did so in Lightroom 2. It is very easy to set up: In the Library and Develop modules, on the left side [...]

2017-07-09T15:22:09-07:00 November 19th, 2008|1 Comment
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