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Now’s the Time to Set Up Your 2018 Copyright Preset in Lightroom Classic!

Happy New Year, everyone - I hope you have a happy, healthy and photographically-inspired 2018! I recommend adding copyright and contact information to your photos 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 [...]

2018-01-01T12:35:32-08:00 January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom 6.14 (Perpetual Version)

Adobe today released Lightroom 6.14, a free update to Lightroom 6. This is the last update to the stand-alone (perpetual) Lightroom 6. It adds support for the same new cameras and the same new lens profiles added to Lightroom Classic last week, as well as a few bug fixes. To avoid the possibility of installing [...]

2017-12-19T10:54:55-08:00 December 19th, 2017|37 Comments

What’s New in the Cloud-Based Lightroom CC (Desktop, iOS, Android)

Adobe today released updates to the cloud-based Lightroom CC desktop application, as well as for Lightroom CC iOS and Android (formerly known as Lightroom mobile.) To update the desktop Lightroom CC application, in the application go to Help>Updates..., or in your Creative Cloud application click on Update next to "Lightroom CC" (not Lightroom CC 2015!) [...]

2017-12-12T11:31:02-08:00 December 12th, 2017|10 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.1 (December 2017 Release)

Adobe today released Lightroom Classic version 7.1 for subscribers (along with updates to the cloud-based Lightroom CC, and to Lightroom mobile for iOS and Android - articles coming soon.) In Lightroom Classic 7.1 and throughout the Lightroom universe the "Auto Tone" feature in Develop has been reworked and improved substantially. Also in Lightroom Classic 7.1, [...]

2017-12-12T11:38:38-08:00 December 11th, 2017|Comments Off on What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.1 (December 2017 Release)

Help – I Lost My Lightroom Close, Minimize and Maximize Buttons!

I get questions all the time about missing buttons for closing, minimizing and maximizing the Lightroom window. For some reason these questions have become more common with Lightroom 6 and Classic. The problem is that you are in a full-screen mode that hides the Lightroom bar with the buttons. This bar in Lightroom with Close, [...]

2017-11-28T12:40:20-08:00 November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Your Lightroom Catalog Is Too New to Be Used with This Version of Lightroom

Many users who have upgraded to Lightroom Classic have encountered this error: The catalog named X is too new to be used by this version of Lightroom. Would you like to select a different catalog? This happens when you accidentally open your Lightroom Classic catalog using Lightroom 6 or CC 2015 and this old version can't [...]

2017-11-23T11:02:17-08:00 November 23rd, 2017|6 Comments

What’s New in Lightroom Classic 7.0.1?

Adobe this morning released a small update to Lightroom Classic 7 (the subscription only newest version of the Lightroom program we have been using for the past 10 years, with Library, Develop, Map, and other modules.)The update first fixes crashes in Mac's High Sierra upon import from external devices (SD cards/iPhone, etc.).The update also fixes an [...]

2017-10-26T11:12:16-07:00 October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Adobe Releases Lightroom 6.13 / CC 2015.13

As promised last week, Adobe today released Lightroom 6.13 - a free update to the perpetual-license (non-subscription) Lightroom 6 product. The update contains one bug fix, support for several new cameras, and many new lens profiles. For Creative Cloud subscribers still using the CC 2015 product who don't want to upgrade to the newer Classic [...]

2017-10-26T10:47:54-07:00 October 26th, 2017|20 Comments

How to Roll Back / Revert to an Old Version of Lightroom

Whether you are a Lightroom 6 perpetual user who accidentally updated to the new subscription-only Lightroom Classic, or you're a subscriber experiencing issues with Lightroom Classic, this article will cover how to roll back to your old version. I'd recommend reading this whole article before proceeding. Getting Your Work from Classic 7 into the [...]

2017-10-24T22:22:32-07:00 October 24th, 2017|5 Comments

Free Webinar Recording: What’s New in Lightroom – Classic 7, Cloud-Based Lightroom CC and More

Are you overwhelmed and confused by all of the Adobe Lightroom news from last week? Watch a recording of my webinar from last weekend in which I'll cover and make sense of all the Lightroom news from Adobe: Product naming decisions What to update in your Creative Cloud app (and what not to!) What's New [...]

2017-11-12T15:10:13-08:00 October 24th, 2017|7 Comments

Where to Buy the Perpetual-Version Lightroom 6

If you don't want to subscribe to the Creative Cloud Photography Program ($9.99/mo) in order to get the latest version of Lightroom (Classic 7), but you want to get as up-to-date as possible, you can still purchase both the upgrade and full versions of the perpetual (stand-alone) Lightroom 6.   Here's how you can find Lightroom [...]

2017-12-21T14:51:56-08:00 October 19th, 2017|23 Comments
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