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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (often referred to as LR) is one of several professional level photo editing and management tools. While previous versions were available for purchase, the latest versions are available by subscription to Adobe's Create Cloud suite of tools. The open source software package darktable is often suggested as a free alternative to Lightroom.

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Why does a CR3 black and white image is displayed with colors when opening it on the PC? [duplicate]

Using a Canon camera, I took an image in black & white, and saved it as RAW. When I'm opening the image on my PC with, it displays in black & white as expected, and 2 seconds after in colors, ...
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What is the difference between additional and subtraction method Lightroom?

I've watched / read someday something about adding color into a photo using the addition method and subtraction method inside Lightroom. Addition method is adding in non-existing colors to an image ...
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What is Lightroom order of color operation?

Lightroom has several panels to adjust color in your image, what's great, but I am really interested in what Lightroom does behind it. I am curious if Lightroom has a certain order / priority for ...
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Want to have 'all photos' with edits (develop settings) on new phone without sync option

I have lightroom mobile 6.2.1 version (unlocked) on old phone with over 162 images under 'All photos'. Sync option is disabled for obvious reasons.  I need to transfer this data to new phone with ...
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Lightroom - selecting multiple photos with keyboard

Lightroom (Classic, v11.2 on macOS) has a / keyboard shortcut to deselect a selected photo in the library; I'm trying to find a way, using only the keyboard, to navigate around and toggle selected ...
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Coloring Eyebrows in Lightroom CC without Photoshop

I use Lightroom CC (not classic), and my model has requested to change the color of her eyebrows to match her hair colors. No problem, I thought, I could just mask out the blacks in her eyebrows using ...
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Why does lightroom smart collection by capture date include wrong dates?

In Lightroom Classic (20220128144), I created this simple smart collection using a capture date range: Why is it including many, many images with dates outside the specified range?
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How do I ensure that the colours printed more closely align with Relative Intent in Lightroom?

I am in the process of preparing photos for a photobook to be printed with a volume commercial printer (zno.com). I have calibrated my screen, and have received ICC profiles for my printer, and am ...
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How do I rename presets in Lightroom CC

I have created a few presets in Lightroom CC and, now, I wish to rename them. How can I rename User Presets in Lightroom CC? Please, note the question is specific to Lightroom CC and not Lightroom ...
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Can you use Lightroom to edit files directly on disk?

I have a large collection of photos that are contained in sub-folders, for a project. My question is if there is a way in Lightroom to edit files directly to disk, without having to re-export again, ...
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Stack photos on hard drive like Lightroom Classig does [duplicate]

Lightroom has following feature for files loaded into its work environment. Automatically stack photos by capture time Lightroom Classic can automatically stack photos in a folder or a collection ...
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lightroom style "image stacking" with actual files and folders on HDD?

Lightroom classic has photo stacking feature that can divide loaded images in stacks (folders) based on difference between capture time (timestamp). Need same functionality outside lightroom in ...
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Which DNG version is supported by Lightroom 5.7.1?

After buying a new camera I realized that Lightroom 5.7.1 (Adobe stopped to sell permanent licenses, so I did not (and won't) upgrade) would not recognize the newer RAW format (Panasonic Raw Version: ...
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In Lightroom, what's the difference between setting whites and highlights in basic settings and setting them in the curve panel [duplicate]

I am working on some photographs in Lightroom Classic. I am wondering if these two settings are equivalent or if there is a meaningful difference. What are use cases for each of them and how are they ...
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Sync photos in Adobe Lightroom CC

I have been using Lightroom CC for some time now and I have grown familiar that all my pictures and work are uploaded and synced to the Cloud. While I enjoy the benefits that come with this behaviour (...
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Halos on silhouettes

I shot the photo below of some brown pelicans flying over on a Nikon P950. They were against a bright sky, so the silhouette is not surprising. I imported the raw into Lightroom. I lowered the ...
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List of film camera simulation presets in Lightroom [closed]

Could someone list the presets and menus in Lightroom of all vintage film cameras that Lightroom can emulate the color profile of? Specific make and model number is ideal, e.g. Fuji Velvia 100, Kodak ...
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photos splitting into primary colours when uploading to instagram reels

I process RAW files taken with my fuji xt-1 and after editing them in lightroom classic, I export them to smaller file jpegs and put them up on my insta account. Recently thought I would try out reels ...
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Zoom while cropping in Lightroom Classic

I've got a bunch of paintings that I need to crop in Lightroom, but I want them to be pixel perfect crops. As far as I can tell, there is no way to zoom in while cropping. Without being able to zoom ...
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Export photos from Lightroom to leverage HDR display on modern iPhones

If I take a photo with my iPhone 13 Pro Max camera and view it on the phone screen, bright lights and colors appear very strong and vivid like an HDR movie on an HDR TV. This is controlled by a ...
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Lightroom: Change location of PSD files

Is it somehow possible to move PSDs into a separate folder or to a different location besides next to the original image? When I open an image from Lightroom into Photoshop and save that file, a .psd ...
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How to access CC uploaded files in Lightroom Web?

Question: Please let me know if there is a workaround for the Issue below, or if another workflow is advised. This is my first post in Photography and I'm happy to be here! Issue: Lightroom Web is ...
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Importing photos froze

I am currently stuck at this dialog. I have tried re-importing but every time I ended up getting stuck. Is there a way for Lightroom to log which file it's currently stuck at so I can go in and delete ...
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Lightroom catalog - massive data loss

I have my images and my LR catalog saved on an external SSD so that I can work on them from multiple computers. Someday I needed more storage on the internal main hard drive build into my computer ...
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Colour shift in photographs between applications? (profile included)

I have Asus ProArt PA329 monitor. I made a full system reinstallation a few months ago, had not really worked photos for a while due to lockdown and other things etc. More recently, I re-installed the ...
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Is there a way to sync geolocation from Lightroom Classic to Mobile?

All my photos are managed in Lightroom Classic (latest version) on my desktop. Most of my pictures are grouped in collections set to "Sync". This way Adobe only syncs smart previews that don'...
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Can the focus point for a Nikon D7500 be positioned while tethering to a PC using Lightroom?

While tethering my Nikon D7500 to my laptop using Windows 10 Adobe LightRoom I noticed I can't see the focus point like I can while in my camera's LiveView. I often move the focus point on my Nikon ...
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In LightRoom Classic how can I filter all photos which are part of a stack, but not on top of a stack?

For use in other tools I want to write in Lightroom Classic to a photo's keywords if a photo is part of a stack, but not on top of a stack. For this the easiest would be to create filter which shows ...
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Is the histogram that's shown on a DSLR different from the histogram of the same image shown in Lightroom?

I was taking some images and experimenting with the ETTR approach. I was trying to take pictures with the exposure setting that would have the right end of the histogram just touching the border on ...
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Android app to sort photos as in Lightroom desktop

I am searching for an android app that allows one to rank photos from a particular day or folder, say by giving a mark between 0 and 5, as in the desktop version of Adobe Lightroom. I haven't been ...
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How to add "HDR" to EXIF in Lightroom Classic?

Is there a way to add the fact that an image was crated using HDR to a photo's EXIF data in Lightroom Classic?
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Accidently shift deleted a few photos; however they are present in LR's photo strip. How do I recover them?

Pretty much title. I imported a few photos in Lightroom yesterday. Today I shift deleted (Windows Explorer) those photos from the import folder thinking I still have copies on my memory card (I don't)...
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Methods to reproduce/recreate an IG-filter in Photoshop/Lightroom?

As you can see in the screenshot, I have two images of an almost identical landscape. In the left image (reference photo) a photo filter has been applied from Instagram. In the right image, no filter ...
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Change EXIF format in Lightroom Classic

I noticed Lightroom Classic outputs the Exposure Time in the EXIF data as 0.0025 instead of 1/400. Is there anyway I can change the format?
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What's a good Lightroom Alternative that sorts images by dimensions and aspect ratios?

I'm a freelancer that just got a job editing images for video games that will later be used to post on the Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Marketplaces. I'm trying to maximize my efficiency, and one ...
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why my image (exported as sRGB, 8bit) looks color washed and pixeled after instagram upload

I uploaded this images on Instagram using color space sRGB, 8 bit (as recommended) . Size: long edge: 2160 px. The original images wasn't this color pixaleted (notice faint magenta bar running from ...
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Remove border around objects after adjusting HSL in Lightroom

I'd like to change the color of the sky in a picture I took in Lightroom. I'm using the blue saturation slider in the HSL module. However, when I adjust it a lot, the objects in the photo get a ...
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Lightroom CC problems when syncing to local folder: not same final number of items

I have a Lightroom CC with 1Tb cloud storage. I wanted to have a fresh start and to redownload all my assets from the cloud library, on my local folder. The synchronization completed, but when I look ...
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Zooming into RAW images

Hey there I was wondering why is it when I zoom into an image I took it looks grainy & pixalated. The image will be taken at an iso of 100 and look sharp on the the camera but not as sharp on a ...
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Can I safely delete import folder after sync to Adobe Cloud?

I imported images into Lightroom CC on my MacBook Air. I now have a 20GB folder under library.lrlibrary/ called d3cb...many more letters.../. I'd like to recover the space on the laptop. Lightroom ...
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What setting in Lightroom export can affect resolution when printing

I have this picture I took with my Fuji X-T1 in JPEG Fine. I wanted to print it for a relatively big frame in black and white, so I converted it to B&W in Lightroom, exported it and sent it to a ...
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Why can I recover more highlight detail from a predecessor model?

I took the same image with a Nikon D800 and a D850. The D850 is the successor of the successor (the D810) of the D800. Here are both images in Lightroom (they have different white balances): As you ...
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Is replacing images on Flickr (via Lightroom) possible in 2021? If so how long does it take?

I published an image to Flickr using Lightroom. Afterwards I changed the development settings and, as LR diligently asked me to re-publish that image (explicitly asking if I wanted to replace it), I ...
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How to check if a photo is edited (even basic edits like exposure and white balance)?

A competition I want to participate in demands that they want unedited photos. The submission should not even have basic edits like brightness, saturation, white balance etc They claim they'll check ...
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How do I Include IPTC metadata for rights usage terms in a JPEG exported from Lightroom?

I have a metadata preset I created in Lightroom which I use to import JPG files from my camera. In this preset, I provide a text value for the "Rights Usage Terms" attribute in the metadata. ...
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Transfer Lightroom watermark and export settings to new computer

I am moving to new computer and I want to transfer Lightroom watermark and export settings to new computer. Any suggestions how I can save the settings and transfer to new computer ?
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Sharing Lightroom images in DNG with ability to undo/redo edits in another application?

I am contracted to receive a bunch of images from a photographer who has made edits to many of the images. The photographer has exported a sample DNG file with me from Lightroom Classic 10.2 and I was ...
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Family Photos System Strategies

I'm sure folks here have a good approach to photo storage/processing and backup. I'm a dad with 4 kids and lots of family photos. I had my first digital camera in 1996 and have pictures stretching ...
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How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset?

How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset? Here are more pictures: https://imgur.com/a/pZE9CZX
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Import setting issues in LR 5.6

I changed my import settings to "not allow" in error and now can not import images into my LR 5.6. How do I go back to change my import settings to "allow"?
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