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Lightroom - Importing a photo into Develop mode

Is there a way to import a photo into another photo's develop history? After retouching a photo in Lr, I went on to make some final changes in Ps. However, after editing in Ps, I would like to still ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

I recently bough Nikon D3500 and I shoot in jpg+raw mode. In the history of taken photos, however, there's only one copy of each photo, rather than two. Similarly, when I import the photos to edit ...
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Strange behavior editing photos in photoshop and back in lightroom

When I want to edit in Photoshop a photo I search it in my Lightroom Library and then I make right click -> Edit in -> Photoshop I edit the photo in Photoshop and then I save it with Command+S. The ...
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How ignore video when import media to Lightroom (not uncheck every time, full ignored)

When I import photos Lightroom import videos too, but how ignore video files or files by extension without press every time "Uncheck videos" at import dialog? Uncheck videos button shown if press alt ...
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Digikam: What is the extension for exportet keyboard shortcut scheme?

Using digikam 5.6.0 I am able to export shortcut schemes. (Menu: Settings→Configure Shotcuts…→ Manage Schemes» → more Actions → Export Scheme) This results in an extension-less file (contents in ...
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adobe lightroom import photo more red than original

can anybody help to explain; why photo become more to "red tone" after import into adobe lightroom? is there any setting or is it normal? please advice. (left side is from library tab; right side ...
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Lightroom: Changed default import location for a time period then reset it, those imports missing

I am running Lightroom on a Surface Pro with limited SSD space so at one point I switched my default import location to an external MicroSD card. My photo processing took a pretty serious performance ...
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What issues should I be aware of around buying an import model camera?

I'm looking to buy a nice camera (new, Canon EOS 5DS DSLR) for my lab research group. However, the prices vary in two groups between ~$2,000-2,250 by sketchier dealers and then ~$3,500-3,700. I ...
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Lightroom -> How to change pre-select fields in Import window?

Since a long time now, everytime I open the "Import" window, the fields are pre-selected with some datas. I never find a way to change that. On the picture below, the red part are always pre-selected ...
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Recommendation: Tool for import files/folder - that doesn't duplicate duplicates

I need help finding a way of archiving my photographs. My requirements are very few: I want to copy/move a set or files or a folder into my photos-folder where i have subfolders named "yyyu-mm-dd" (=...
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Why can't I import images from a CF card in OS X Sierra?

OS X Sierra is not reading my CF cards any more. I'm going nuts. I can't import any images from a card. Anybody had this issue and know how to fix it?? I can shoot tethered without any issues, just ...
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Lightroom import to external drive

I am using Adobe Lightroom 5.6. My lightroom catalouge is on an external hard drive. I had the impression that Lightroom will import the photos to the external drive, but its not the case. It imports ...
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What does the Aperture→Lightroom plugin get me that directly importing image files doesn't?

This thread makes it clear that Adobe's plugin for migrating from Aperture to Lightroom does not support adjustments. If it doesn't support adjustments, then what do I get out of using the plugin ...
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How to import migrated Aperture library to Lightroom?

I'm a bit late at migrating to Lightroom. I was an iPhoto user, then an Aperture user, and when Apple killed Aperture, I switched to Apple Photos. I regret my decision. Apple Photos doesn't meet my ...
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Suddenly an image file is corrupt. Any chance of repair/recovery?

So I've tried comparing a few images I've taken recently and this happened. I was in the Library Module comparing two images (X|Y Icon) and this happened on one of my shots. I've checked and my GPU ...
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Elements 12 upgrading to Lightroom

I have 2000+ images on an IMAC/Elements 12. I am thinking about buying LR. As I install LR will it automatically recognise my existing folders and libraries? Or is there a link that explains this?
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Convert Lightroom presets (.lrpreset) to Darktable (as .dtstyle)?

Apparently, there is no way to import lightroom presets into darktable directly. Would it be possible to convert Lr presets to dtstyle-files? Darktable comes with Lua support which shouldn't make it ...
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Why do I have only thumbnail quality images in Lightroom?

I'm an amateur, and have just downloaded Lightroom/Photoshop CC. I understand there are challenges importing pictures from Mac's photos app to Lightroom, and have worked around it by putting my ...
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How does Lightroom determine which files are “new” on import?

When importing images into Lightroom, you have the option of "All Photos" or "New Photos". When picking the latter, LR seems to eliminate photos that it already has in the catalog. Once in a while, ...
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Adobe lightroom changes colors after importing pictures

I have a strange problem where colors appear to be inverted when I load in my pictures of the recent bloodmoon into Adobe Lightroom. Here are two pictures (on imgur) showing the difference between ...
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How do you import the new OS X Photos app to Adobe Lightroom?

I recently purchased a new camera to start my photography hobby. I have an SD card that I put into my Macbook Pro, and was able to easily import pictures from it into Lightroom. This didn't work, ...
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How can I import a single photo from Mac to iPhone library?

I want to import a single image file from my computer into my iPhone library so that I can, from there, import it into the LINE app. I do not want to sync my iPhone with my computer, because I only ...
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Lightroom: Import photos to folder in computer and backup in external hard disk?

I'm completely new to Lightroom, so I'm not able to understand features so easily. All I want to do is this: When I insert the Memory card Lightroom asks for importing. I want to... Import photos ...
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Stuck on importing images to collection from Lightroom mobile

I am using Lightroom CC 2015. I have synced my iPhone images using Lightroom mobile. This leads to the images being available: in the collection "iPhone Photos" in the box "From LR Mobile". in the "...
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Can I import photos into Lightroom from Microsoft OneDrive without downloading them directly to my HDD?

I have all my images in OneDrive. I want to import them into Lightroom 5 and create smart previews. How do I do this without downloading all the images directly to my HDD? Can Lightroom reference ...
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How do I use a card formatted as exfat by my Canon 6D in Linux?

I hope it's not too OS specific/non-photography techy for this forum but I wonder if other 6D users have this problem and I just want to get my workflow improved: I formatted a fresh Sandisk Extreme ...
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How can I import images from iPad into Capture One?

I have imported my photos to an iPad using the camera connection kit. How can I import these photos from the iPad into a Capture One 7 catalog?
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Is there a way to get Lightroom to extract only part of the folder name on export?

I have the photos for the newspaper I'm working at stored in folders named like "YY-MM-DD_name-of-article". I have a folder for each article. Now, in our editorial system, they want them named like "...
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How to correctly import RAW 16bit in DigiKam

I am trying to edit raw 16bit images in DigiKam. The photos are .NEF taken with a Nikon D5300. No matter how much I fiddle with the Raw Import Tool my images look darker, redish and have low contrast (...
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Lightroom: Rate all images on import without losing the rating set in camera

I would like to rate all my images to 1 star on import in Lightroom. Not after import (Mark all, Rate, 1 Star) but rather during import. The important thing would be not to lose the rating from the ...
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Import a couple hundred images and place them side-by side in photoshop

I am trying to create a sequence just like this: http://cf.squarespace.com/details/chef-hand-sequence-hires.png The issue is, my sequence is much longer, 439 frames. I have the PNG files, I just need ...
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Lightroom Import - how to exclude .thumbnails folder

I am importing using Lightroom 4.4.2 from an Android device. The device generates thumbnails of the full size images and saves them in a .thumbnails folder inside the DCIM folder. LR sees this folder ...
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How to move photos from Android phone to Lightroom wireless?

I'm trying to find a good workflow for importing photos shot on an Android phone into Lightroom on a PC. Ideally this would be via wireless sync in some way (Dropbox? Google+ Photos?), but with ...
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How to recover from a crash during import into Lightroom 5?

I was importing images, when my pc blacked out due to overheating. At the time of restarting the import I could still see the images in the explorer (WIN8) and in the import dialogue. The import goes ...
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How to create Lightroom 4 import customization using filename and path?

I want my photos to be stored like this YYYY/YYYY-MM-DD_Name_of_shooting/YYYY-MM-DD_Name_of_shooting_001.nef (The date is the date of shooting) Is it possible to setup LR 4 in such a way that the ...
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Is it possible for Lightroom to automatically add keywords on import?

Specifically, I'm looking to automatically add keywords relating to EXIF data, like the camera that the picture was taken with. The reason I am interested in doing this is because some of the places ...
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How to import metadata from extermal .xmp sidecar file when importing .jpg files into Lightroom?

I have thousands of image files that I want to import into Lightroom. Some of the files are .nef, some are .jpg, .tiff, and other formats. If I have file1.nef and also have file1.xmp in the same ...
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How to relocate tagged photos in Lightroom 3?

I am in the process of Tagged about 30,000 photos using LR3. All of the photos were saved in separate folders under "My Photos" in Windows 7. Now, since my C drive is nearly full, I am installing a ...
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Can I group photos in Lightroom into events as iPhoto does?

Now that I import a lot of photos, I want to know if it's possible during import to define an event or something, like the iPhoto way.
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Can I import pictures into Lightroom and retain my existing folder structure?

I already have 30k pictures ordered in the following format: YYYY/MM/YYYY-MM-DD. I would like to continue this format instead of going through and renaming all my folders (besides, I like this layout)....
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Where does Lightroom keep the original raw file?

Yesterday I realized that for the last import I did with Lightroom I don't have the original RAW files from the camera's SD. In the memory card I have only the RAW file and when I import them in ...
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Lightroom Import alternative?

Just returned from a vacation and processed my pics. Then realized what I really use Lightroom for and it's mainly the advanced import function to be able to rename files into my preferred hierarchy: ...
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How can I force Lightroom to always import to my NAS?

I have a NAS where I store all my photos. It's mapped to drive N: on Windows. When I import my photos with Lightroom, it defaults to the last export location, which is usually my NAS. So far so ...
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Different Import Locations per Camera in Lightroom 3

I've got various cameras that i use for different things. For the purpose of organization I historically keep them in individual folders by camera. I am trying to switch to using Lightroom to import ...
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Is there a good way to import XMP data into a spreadsheet?

I have 20,000+ images in Expression Media, which I also use to store the caption information. This information is compatible with Photoshop's IPTC information and is available in XMP sidecar files. I ...
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Can I get my 30D to record to the card when shooting tethered (with Aperture 3)?

I'm trying out tethering for... not quite the first time, but the first time I'm taking it relatively seriously, and I'm noticing something that was not quite to my expectations: When I shoot in the ...
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How can I import 2 photos from my 7D that have the same filename?

Canon use only 4 digits in the filename (eg: IMG_1234.jpg) My camera has wrapped around the file numbering so that I now have 2 photos on the memory card with the same name. Picasa fails to import ...
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importing an external list of photographs to Lightroom

I have a list of photo filenames that I uploaded to Flickr before I got Lightroom, in this format: P2000518.jpg P2000549.jpg P2000577.jpg [etc.] and I wondered: is there a way to tell Lightroom to ...