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My New Lightroom Training Is Out – Best Prices of the YEAR through Thursday!

I'm proud to announce that the new 2019 versions of my highly-acclaimed Lightroom Fundamentals & Beyond and Producing Great Output video series are now available. I'm having a launch celebration through Thursday, January 17, with my BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR! Don't miss this opportunity to improve your Lightroom skills and confidence and increase [...]

2019-01-15T21:05:39+00:00January 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Set Up Your 2019 Copyright Preset in Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom 6

I recommend adding copyright and contact information to your photos' and videos' metadata so that when you share these photos with the outside world, the data automatically tags along with them and people can get in touch with you if they come across your photos and want to use them. In Lightroom Classic CC and [...]

2019-01-11T12:33:34+00:00January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Add Copyright Information in the Cloud-Based Lightroom CC Desktop and Mobile Apps

I recommend adding copyright and contact information to your photos and videos so that when you share them with the outside world, the data automatically tags along with them and people can get in touch with you if they come across your photos and want to use them. Unfortunately the cloud-based Lightroom CC (as opposed [...]

2019-01-11T12:20:39+00:00January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Lightroom CC Desktop 2.1.1 Update Released

Adobe released a small  update to Lightroom CC Desktop this morning. A "double-dot" update like this one fixes issues that can't wait for a regularly-scheduled update. Lightroom CC 2.1.1 fixes sync issues that were inadvertently present in the 2.1 update earlier this week. I do recommend that you install this update. If you weren't prompted to [...]

2018-12-13T11:00:45+00:00December 13th, 2018|0 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic CC 8.1 – December 2018 Release

Adobe released Lightroom Classic CC v. 8.1 today, a free update for subscribers. The release includes small new features, bug fixes, support for many new cameras, and new lens profiles. Updates were also released for the cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop application as well as for Lightroom CC mobile iOS and Android  - see my Lightroom [...]

2018-12-13T11:05:25+00:00December 11th, 2018|13 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom CC Desktop 2.1, iOS and Android – December 2018 Release

Adobe today released version 2.1 of the Lightroom CC cloud-based desktop application, along with Lightroom CC iOS 4.1 and Android 4.1. These received minor new features, support for new cameras, new lens profiles, and a myriad of bug fixes. An update to Lightroom Classic was also released - see my Lightroom Classic article for details [...]

2018-12-11T08:47:27+00:00December 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Users of Old Versions of Lightroom: Say Goodbye to the Map Module

As of the end of November, 2018, the Map module will no longer work in Lightroom 4, 5, 6, CC 2015, and Classic CC 7.x. (You'll receive an "Oops" message: "This page didn't load Google Maps correctly. See the JavaScript console for technical details.") To use the Map module you'll need to upgrade to Lightroom Classic CC [...]

2018-12-14T11:18:48+00:00November 25th, 2018|7 Comments

Please Don’t Make This Common Mistake with Lightroom

It's not uncommon for people to leave applications open on their computers for days at a time or even longer. If it's not hurting the performance of the application you're using, then why not, right? Please don't do this with Lightroom - remember that you'll only get the prompt to back up your Lightroom catalog when [...]

2018-11-19T10:14:43+00:00November 19th, 2018|8 Comments

Video Tutorial: How to Use Depth Range Mask in Lightroom Classic CC

If your iPhone 7+, 8+, X, Xs, Xs Max or Xr camera is set to capture depth information, now in Lightroom Classic CC v. 8 use Depth Range Mask within the graduated filter, radial filter and adjustment brush to confine your edits based on distance to the camera. For instructions on how to capture images [...]

2018-10-22T12:46:01+00:00October 15th, 2018|4 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic CC 8.0 – October 2018 Release

As Adobe's annual MAX conference starts today, Adobe has released Lightroom Classic CC version 8.0. Unlike previous ".0" releases, this one is a relatively small update with a few new features, plus support for new cameras, new lens profiles, tethering for additional Canon cameras, and bug fixes.  I've been conditioned to expect big things in ".0" [...]

2018-10-22T16:24:21+00:00October 15th, 2018|0 Comments
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