93 Answered Questions for the topic lightroom
Is Lighroom available only as a subscription?
I'm really confused by Adobe's marketing strategy. From their site it looks like LR is only available for $10/mo as a part of their Creative Cloud push. I don't trust Adobe, half of their software... more
How do I fix RAW images that appear washed out in Lightroom3?
When I open raw/NEF images in Lightroom, they appear washed out as compared to viewing them in Picasa (same computer monitor). If I open JPEGs, they're fine in Lightroom. Anyone know how to fix this?
Leaving Apple Aperture for Adobe Lightroom, is there any way to avoid losing my photo adjustments?
We all know that Apple Aperture is almost dead. We don't know how Photos will be a replacement solution.In between, I would like to start working with the Adobe solution and I would like to work on... more
How do I export RAW files from Lightroom?
If I haven't imported my RAW files into Lightroom with the sidecar files attached, how can I save/export the file so that another person can open the file and not have to re-do all my work?
How to move Lightroom catalog to a new drive?
I use adobe Lightroom for all my photos and I am constantly running into space issues. I have been told not to move my Lightroom files by several individuals. Why is that? Surely there must be a... more
Why does Lightroom only recognise my lens after I set the make?
I have a Tamron 70-300 and use Lightroom 5. When I process photos taken with any of my other lenses, and enable Lens Correction, Lightroom automatically detects the lens make and model. However,... more
How to enable auto-loading of several next photos in Lightroom?
I'm using Lightroom 4.1 to review, cherry pick and postprocess a bunch of Canon RAW photos from a big shooting session. I use the Library view in Loupe mode to review the photos and pick up the... more
Removing glow from behind and around trees?
I've been editing a landscape image with lightning in the sky, and I've brought up the clarity and contrast in Lightroom to make it stand out more. However, I end up with a noticeably brighter sky... more
Why does Lightroom reset the development settings every time I save the image in Photoshop?
For portrait retouching, I usually do basic calibration, color correction et c. in Lightroom. Then I proceed to Photoshop (*right-click* → *edit in Photoshop*) to do skin retouching and styling.... more
LR Edit in PS, edited image does not show in LR?
I was having an issue with Lightroom CC 2015 freezing and found the suggestion about changing the useAutoBahn setting to false, which I did and indeed the freezing seems to have stopped. But now an... more
Apple Aperture or Adobe Lightroom: which is better for post processing RAW photos?
This is probably an old chestnut, but I'm trying to decide between purchasing Adobe Lightroom or Aperture for Mac, and would appreciate any pointers that would help me decide.I think I've outgrown... more
How do I determine focus points in Adobe Lightroom?
Not sure if this is possible or not in Adobe Lightroom. **I would like to see the focus points chosen by my Canon DSLR**. I am guessing this is stored somewhere in the EXIF, but I'm not certain. I... more
Are there any downsides to applying the lens correction profile in Adobe Lightroom?
Assuming that you are using a good lens profile, say one that Adobe has predefined in Lightroom, are there any downsides to automatically applying the appropriate lens correction profile when the... more
Which is best as part of a fast workflow: Picasa, Lightroom, Photoshop or other?
Im looking to expand on my workflow after a shoot. Today my workflow consists of moving images from my SD card to my computer, using Picasa in a very basic d way... (Crop, im feeling lucky and... more
Batch adjusting the date (but not the time) of photos imported into Lightroom?
I purchased a new camera during my vacation, but I managed to take a whole night worth of photos with the incorrect date. I purchased the camera July 18th, but managed to set June 18th as the... more
How to fix light leaks on black and white film in Photoshop?
I have some banding of light leaks on my b/w film. Some are totally white (overexposed), some may be recoverable (hopefully).How can I fix these in Photoshop or Lightroom?
Is there any plugin for Lightroom that enables face recognition?
Is there any plugin for Lightroom that enables face recognition (i.e. show me all photos where someone appears, and tell me which new ones you think the person is)? I've considered switching to... more
How to mass convert RAW images into JPEG in Lightroom 3?
I have 1000 raw photos that I would like to convert all to jpg. Is there a way I can do this all at once or can I only do it one by one?
Lightroom 6 | Importing videos increases "Media Cache Files" folder size out of limits?
I recently installed Lightroom 6, I'm a new user. When I import all my photos (a folder 'Photos' with more than 50000 photos and videos) to my catalogue the folder... more
Is GPU or CPU more important for Photoshop and Lightroom?
I'm looking to buy a laptop (for a spare) and I'm not ready to spend the amount I did on my first one. The machine will only be used for photo editing. Should I go for the dedicated graphics card... more
Lightroom 3.5 load forever when I click on import?
I use Lightroom 3.5 on a MacOS 10.6, until now everything was fine.Until recently : If I click on import It will load forever, If I force to quit the application, I can't restart it until I... more
Is it possible to use Lightroom to upload images to a server?
So what I want to know is whether it is possible to upload images from Lightroom via FTP to a server? Each client will get it's own folder and a login and password to view the images. I was hoping... more
Why does my Lightroom/Photoshop preview change after loading?
Everybody who is using Lightroom probably has seen this. After importing RAW files, Lightroom shows a preview, but contrast and color of the preview change after a few short seconds to a slightly... more
Is Photosop slowing/crashing on my box a workflow issue or a computer issue?
It's been about 3-4 months that I jumped into professional photography/photo-editing. And I love it this new skill I'm acquiring. The only issue is I am strongly frustrated by my photo-editing... more