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Sharing to Facebook from Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC Discontinued

What you may have heard is true - as of August 1, 2018 you'll no longer be able to share to Facebook from Lightroom Classic (or from earlier versions, such as Lightroom 6) or from the cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop application. Facebook will no longer allow desktop applications to post to Facebook (using its API [...]

2018-08-19T14:18:10+00:00 July 24th, 2018|1 Comment

Share Collections from Lightroom Classic and Albums from Lightroom CC

If you use Lightroom Classic CC or the cloud-based Lightroom CC and you're looking for a way to share your vacation photos with friends, your latest portrait shoot with a client, or any collection / album with anyone, you can do this right from Lightroom - anyone you give the collection/album link to can view [...]

2018-07-18T12:24:43+00:00 July 17th, 2018|0 Comments

How Do I Save My Lightroom CC or Lightroom Classic Work?

For those new to the cloud-based Lightroom CC or to Lightroom Classic, naturally you want to understand how to save your editing and other 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 all the work you [...]

2018-07-15T23:10:46+00:00 July 14th, 2018|5 Comments

Creative Cloud App: Display Installed Apps Only, Uninstall Those You Don’t Use

If you use the Creative Cloud application to install applications and updates, it can be confusing and tedious to have to scroll through applications you don't use to find the ones that you do - for example, Lightroom Classic users will also see the cloud-based Lightroom CC application even if it's not installed, and it's easy [...]

2018-07-09T16:14:00+00:00 July 11th, 2018|5 Comments

Lightroom 6 and Classic: Auto Import from a Watched Folder

In this free video tutorial I show you how to use Lightroom's Auto Import feature, with which Lightroom watches a folder on your hard drive and automatically imports any images that land in that folder. This feature is also in earlier versions of Lightroom. Here are a few examples of when it can be handy: [...]

2018-07-09T15:28:17+00:00 July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Book Recommendation: Lightroom Classic CC: The Missing FAQ

Victoria Bampton's Lightroom Missing FAQ book has always been my favorite Lightroom book, and her latest edition, Lightroom Classic CC: The Missing FAQ, is no exception. Victoria is known in the Lightroom community as the Lightroom Queen, and for good reason - she's one of the most knowledgeable and experienced Lightroom users and authors out there. [...]

2018-07-17T14:02:11+00:00 July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Shooting with Your Camera Tethered to Lightroom

With Lightroom Classic and earlier versions, you can connect your camera to your computer with a USB cable, and as you shoot, have the images immediately and automatically imported into Lightroom. This is not only handy for studio portrait and product photographers who want to judge sharpness and review images with their clients immediately, but [...]

2018-07-01T14:28:31+00:00 June 28th, 2018|6 Comments

Resolving Buggy Behavior in Lightroom: How to Reset Preferences

If something about Lightroom is not working as it's supposed to, resetting preferences can often resolve the issue. This video tutorial shows Lightroom Classic and Lightroom 6 users how to reset Lightroom's preferences.Users of earlier versions can also reset preferences (and should watch this video for explanations and tips), but the shortcut in the video won't [...]

2018-06-27T10:40:55+00:00 June 26th, 2018|6 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom CC Desktop, iOS, Android – June 2018 Release

Adobe today released updates to the Lightroom CC cloud-based desktop application (version 1.4), as well as updates to Lightroom CC iOS and Android (aka Lightroom mobile). An update to Lightroom Classic was also released - see my Lightroom Classic article for details on this. To update Lightroom CC Desktop, go to Help>Updates, and on the [...]

2018-06-19T09:28:54+00:00 June 19th, 2018|2 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.4 – June 2018 Release

Adobe continues on its faster pace of releasing updates every two months rather than three with the release today of Lightroom Classic version 7.4 (along with updates to Lightroom CC desktop, iOS and Android). The Classic 7.4 update contains  significant feature enhancements, support for new cameras, new lens profiles and bug fixes. Given that 7.3 [...]

2018-06-25T13:33:14+00:00 June 19th, 2018|3 Comments

Lightroom Quick Tip: Set New Adjustment Brush Defaults

Have you noticed that when you open the adjustment brush, graduated filter or radial filter, one or more of the sliders is set to a value other than zero? This can be handy if it's a good starting point for your planned work, but otherwise it can be annoying. Read on for how to change this [...]

2018-06-12T14:04:58+00:00 April 30th, 2018|5 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.3.1

Adobe this morning released an update to Lightroom Classic - 7.3.1 - only two weeks after releasing 7.3. This interim update provides important bug fixes only - no new camera support or lens profiles, and no new features. Preset and Profile Bugs Fixed Some customer presets were not converting to the new .XMP format and were [...]

2018-04-25T16:43:46+00:00 April 24th, 2018|31 Comments
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