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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|0 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 [...]

2018-06-19T09:30:20+00:00 June 19th, 2018|2 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

Learn How to Change or Replace a Color in Lightroom!

In this video tutorial for Lightroom Classic, as well as for Lightroom 4, 5 and 6, I show you how to shift a color to another, and how to completely replace it. We'll use the HSL panel, and then a few powerful options in the adjustment brush. This video does assume basic experience with the [...]

2018-04-25T10:18:39+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|12 Comments

Win a FREE Creative Cloud Subscription with Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC and Photoshop!

It's always a pleasure to have free stuff to give away. Here's how you can enter for a chance to win a free one-year subscription to the Creative Cloud Photography Plan, with Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, Photoshop and 1 TB of storage. This is a $240 value in the U.S. and probably a higher one [...]

2018-04-26T13:50:05+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|9 Comments

My New Lightroom Video Series Is Out!

I have just released the 5th and best edition of my Lightroom Fundamentals & Beyond video series! It's now up to 22 hours of training on 101 videos, and covers Lightroom 5, 6 and Classic 7. In this edition I've added a two-hour section dedicated to photo editing practice, more videos to help you clean [...]

2018-04-24T16:08:49+00:00 April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Use Lightroom CC Mobile and Web with Lightroom Classic

Did you know that you can use Lightroom Classic together with the free Lightroom CC app on Apple and Android mobile devices? You can also use Lightroom Classic with Lightroom web. These work together as part of the Creative Cloud Photography Plan subscription you're already paying for, so why not take advantage of them? Use [...]

2018-04-18T14:44:22+00:00 April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Merge Two or More Lightroom Catalogs into One

Have you been using more than one Lightroom catalog, maybe starting a new one with each new year, or keeping your family images in separate catalog from your travel images? If so, you know that this puts a brick wall between images in each catalog, making it very cumbersome to pull together groups of photos [...]

2018-04-18T12:39:50+00:00 April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Revert to an Earlier Version of Lightroom Classic

Some users who have updated to Lightroom Classic 7.3 are experiencing many crashes. If this happens to you and you're not able to resolve your issue by uninstalling and reinstalling, working with Adobe Customer Support, and/or getting assistance by posting on Adobe's bug and feedback site, and you wish to revert to 7.2, here's how to [...]

2018-04-04T20:54:26+00:00 April 4th, 2018|16 Comments

Start Your Lightroom Photo Editing with Powerful New Color and B/W Profiles

Adobe today introduced powerful new profiles to all applications in the Lightroom ecosystem - Lightroom Classic, the cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop application, Lightroom CC for iOS and Android, Lightroom CC Web, as well as to Adobe Camera Raw. These profiles provide a starting point for your images in terms of color and tonality. Few users [...]

2018-04-03T07:36:19+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|18 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.3 (April 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 7.3 (along with updates to Lightroom CC desktop, iOS and Android). The update contains  significant feature enhancements, support for new cameras, new lens profiles and bug fixes.If you are a Lightroom Classic subscriber, [...]

2018-04-23T10:14:08+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|15 Comments
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