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05/29/19

How can I search for pictures containing two people in Lightroom?

I know how to search for pictures containing "Mary" or "Frank" in my Lightroom library, but is there a way to search for pictures containing both "Mary" *and* "Frank"?
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05/29/19

How do I pan an image in Lightroom while using the adjustment brush?

Is there any keyboard control for panning, or something similar to <alt>-mouse to pan while I'm using the adjustment brush?

05/29/19

How to force Lightroom to use a specific lens profile?

I use a Canon 6D and a Rokinon (Samyang/Bower) 14mm f/2.8 for some fun UWA shots. I had already downloaded a lens profile using Adobe Lens Profile Downloader to correct for the mustache distortion.... more
Lightroom Adobe Lightroom Raw

05/29/19

How can I easily replace raw files with jpeg format in Lightroom?

I only shoot in RAW, but for a normal travel trip I don't want to keep all photos in RAW because they occupy a lot of storage space. Is there a plugin in Lightroom to click a photo and convert the... more
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05/29/19

How to extract thumbnail photos from Lightroom 2 catalog?

My Lightroom collection has previews and catalog on local hardrive and originals on external hardrive. I've lost external hardrive, what is the easiest way to extract preview images from local... more

05/29/19

Filtering by multiple tags in Lightroom?

Using Lightroom 2, I'm trying to filter by multiple keywords (aka tags) at once, using an AND semantic. i.e. I want to find all pictures that have all of the specified keywords.The closest I can... more
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05/14/19

How to re-organise an existing Lightroom library?

Is there a way to automatically re-organise a Lightroom library? When I imported my library I kept the structure that was on disk (so folders like Holiday, Family, etc). Now I would like to have... more

05/14/19

How can I turn off Lightroom's backup notice?

I only use Lightroom for photo manipulation — I don't want or need the catalog feature. Nonetheless, Lightroom repeatedly pesters me with messages asking me to back the catalog up.How do I disable... more
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05/13/19

Where does Lightroom keep changes?

I've imported some raw images from camera and made changes. When I close and reopen LR I can still see the changes, but my original important RAW file is intact. So I'm curious, where/how LR keeps... more

05/12/19

What is the function of the tint slider in Lightroom?

In Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (c) there's a Temp slider **which controls the color temperature of the photo**. To the left it creates a blue, cold looking image. To the right, an orange, warm image.... more
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05/12/19

Transfer photos from one Lightroom installation to another?

I've recently started using Lightroom 3 on my desktop computer, where I have all my photos on a large RAID disk (with regular backups!). Now, if I go on holiday I'll only have my laptop with me,... more

05/07/19

What is the best way to synchronize Adobe Lightroom databases between two computers?

What is the best way to synchronize Adobe Lightroom databases between two computers (a desktop and a laptop)?I'd like to be able to edit photos on either machine, and preferably not copy the whole... more
Lightroom Adobe Lightroom Raw

05/05/19

How do I start with in-camera JPEG settings in Lightroom?

I'm a novice shooting in RAW and find that half the time my camera JPEG images come out better than my Lightroom tweaks to RAW files.So to give myself a better start I'd like to apply the JPEG... more

05/01/19

How can I force Lightroom to render previews for my collection?

When you import, you have the option (I just discovered 5 minutes ago) to have Lightroom render 1:1 previews. That makes it much easier to just quickly flip through a bunch of images, because it... more

05/01/19

Editing/ viewing images across different devices?

I have a monitor that has been calibrated and renders colors correctly (or at least close to it). I use it to edit my photos, which I'm happy with the results. When I upload the final image online... more

04/27/19

Lightroom to Photoshop to Pixiset?

There must be a more efficient process than what I am doing. I import all my RAW images to Lightroom. I then open them in Photoshop to make some additional tweaks. From here I save them as JPEGS.... more

04/27/19

How does Darktable compare to Adobe Lightroom for editing JPEGs?

I mostly modify JPG images taken from my Nikon camera. How does Darktable compare to Adobe Lightroom for this purpose?

04/27/19

What exactly does Tone Curve do in Lightroom?

In simple terms, what does Tone Curve in LR actually do?. I can see the results of changing Tone Curve by playing around with it, but I don't really understand scientifically what it actually does.... more

04/26/19

Why is the range for manual white balance so limited at the bottom and top?

I am learning about white balance and everything related to it. Minimal setting for white balance in Lightroom is limited to 2000K (for example the candle light can be around 1600K). I remember... more

04/26/19

Canon 6D Mark ii RAW preview on Mac not displaying?

Anyone else having this issue? The thumbnails/previews on my Mac for my RAW files (taken with my 6D Mark ii) are not displaying and are just showing the Photoshop/RAW icon... im assuming this is... more

04/26/19

Why is the range for manual white balance so limited at the bottom and top?

I am learning about white balance and everything related to it.Minimal setting for white balance in Lightroom is limited to 2000K (for example the candle light can be around 1600K). I remember one... more

04/24/19

Do Lightroom and Aperture force you into using a specific folder structure?

I'm getting busy, which is a good thing. I need to be able to batch process raws, or rather make global edits, to increase efficiency. I've heard that Aperature and Lightroom are both good at this... more

04/18/19

How to generate edge mask in Photoshop?

Is there a way to generate mask in Photoshop similar to what Lightroom sharpening mask generates by using edge detection?

04/11/19

Is there a way to get smaller TIFF files?

I'm working with canon CR2 RAW files. My images usually have 30MB when I import into Lightroom, but when I bring into Photoshop for an adjustment and get back to Lightroom the TIFF file generated... more

04/11/19

Why do my image colors look drastically different in Photoshop than Lightroom on two calibrated monitors?

I am using Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CS5. I have two monitors, both are calibrated, (one is a better screen and more precise but they are very close.) When LR is open I can drag it from one screen... more

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