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“How Do I Save My Lightroom Work?”

For those new to Lightroom, naturally you want to understand how to save your 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 as you work in Lightroom - adding keywords, stars, flags and other metadata; developing [...]

2017-08-02T11:29:52-07:00 August 7th, 2014|52 Comments

Why Can’t I Move Photos from Lightroom’s Catalog Panel?

I get this question frequently, or more specifically,  how to move photos from Previous Import or All Photographs, which are entries in the Catalog panel.  Your photos actually never reside in the Catalog panel - they reside instead in folders, which are displayed in the Folders panel. Therefore it is not meaningful to "move photos from [...]

2017-06-28T18:41:13-07:00 June 3rd, 2014|2 Comments

How to Safely Rename Your Lightroom Catalog

Many of you have Lightroom 5 catalogs with filenames such as "Lightroom 4 Catalog-2-2". While Lightroom doesn't care what the catalog is named, I of course find it less confusing that the filename reflect what it actually is. In this short video tutorial, I'll show you how to safely rename your Lightroom catalog and the [...]

2017-07-09T17:44:05-07:00 March 20th, 2014|6 Comments

Help – Lightroom Lost All My Photos!

This is one of the most common, and certainly the most stress-filled request I get for help. You open up Lightroom, and there is nothing there — all the photos you have imported and worked on are gone. Fortunately, this usually isn’t the disaster that it at first seems to be. When you are in Lightroom, [...]

2017-06-28T20:52:11-07:00 May 11th, 2012|83 Comments

Avoiding Lightroom-Generated Headaches and Heart Attacks

I get emails from around the world  from people in panic-mode over Lightroom-related issues.  Some of these can be easily cured, but sadly, some are fatal.    I do consulting in-person and over the web and phone/Skype, so you can always contact me to help you work through your issues (sorry, yes, that was a blatant plug), but I thought I [...]

2017-07-09T12:35:30-07:00 July 24th, 2011|1 Comment
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