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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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How to do this bleach bypass (if so) effect?

I'm an amateur photographer and I love take landscapes shots, prefering dark colours. Recently I saw on the Another Escape Instagram page this series of picture which I really liked. I don't know if ...
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How can I create a copy of a image that carries my edits within Lightroom Classic CC?

I'm using a workflow within Lightroom Classic CC that I don't believe to be optimal. What I do sometimes to achieve the results that I want is to make some ajustments within Lightroom, fixing exposure,...
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Lightroom tip to show something nearly b/w on a b/w background better

I've took the following picture today: On the pole sits a bird, I would like to make the bird a bit more obvious. Normaly I can do this with boosting color or contrast. But it doesn't really work ...
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Move photos and convert to NEF after they have been “added” and not copied

I've just started using Lightroom, without any formal workflow and I add my photos directly in the camera native raw format (NEF in my case) and from copies of my SD I made on my hard drive. Now I'd ...
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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. ...
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How to handle the tone curve (linear/medium/high contrast) and the other development settings?

I use Lightroom 6.x and I usually start with a linear curve, adjusting the sliders in the "Basic" section accordingly. The Tone curve section usually does not even get opened. This because I'm not a ...
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Auto mass transform in Lightroom

I have been using Lightroom to mass develop my photos recently and all the tools work as expected when using automatic functions (e.g. auto WB, auto tone), that is setting an auto value will set it on ...
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Lightroom Squishing my photos!

A photo I took in portrait mode looks like it should in the library tab. Right when I move over to the develop tab, it looks like it's been rotated and squished to fit in the aspect ration. What do I ...
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Lightroom 8.1 catalog backup includes lrcat-wal and unzipped lrcat

I'm using Lightroom 8.1 on Windows 10 1809. I've chosen to always get prompted about backing up the catalog when exiting, but after I upgraded to 8.1 (from Lr 8.0 on Windows 8.1), it seems that ...
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How do I make Lightroom's “Done” Button show up?

something not so funny,for me,happened yesterday. My cat went on my desk and she pressed with her paws different keys,as i was in ligtroom and my 'DONE' button is gone,it's not so big deal but i'm ...
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How can I share and edit images in my library across multiple devices with Lightroom Classic CC 2019?

I'm pretty new to Lightroom Classic CC. I've used Lightroom CC for some time and this wasn't an issue, because the images were stored in the Creative Cloud. However for some reasons I've decided to ...
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Turn off syncing in Lightroom CC

I want to turn off the automatic sync to the Creative Cloud of photos. I do not want to upload a single photo to the cloud. I tried turning it off by following the answer in this question but it didn'...
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Get original folder location from lightroom

So I made a big mistake, importing images into lightroom from my harddrive. I chose some option that moved the files into a date based folder and deleted them from the original location that was ...
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Software for batch-watermarking photos?

I've been moving toward publishing my photos online and due to copyright concerns I want to put watermarks with my logo on my photos (mainly I just don't want people stealing my photos and claiming ...
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Canon Rebel T7 and LR6

I shot .CR2 files on my Canon Rebel T7. Now I can't open the files in Lightroom 6. How can I convert the .CR2 files into a .RAW format?
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Lightroom Classic CC crashes when using another disk as home folder

The Issue I'm running Lightroom Classic CC on my iMac, and have recently split the Fusion drive into its SSD and HDD components so that system files and applications sit isolated on the SSD for speed ...
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Very strange rectangles in some of my photos. Canon 5D Mark IV. Just started yesterday. What is it?

Only 5 of 180 photos did this kind of display.
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What presets were used in these images [closed]

Please check the Instagram link below. https://www.instagram.com/harith_sankalpa/?hl=en&fbclid=IwAR2Wigob6ofLWPpx2Q_cwLhGBUgDu3HOn4ygCD6E5snlaaYjtk09uDEAIWE Does any one know what lightroom ...
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How were these photos edited like these?

I'm pretty new here and I asked this earlier but I realized I wasn't any help on what I was trying to ask. So anyways. I'm trying to figure out how to edit like these photos, they're pretty different ...
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How to get lens serial number from Exif?

I want to write down model name and serial number of my camera body and camera lens, in case they are lost or stolen. Where can I find those data? Lightroom provides all data but serial name of lens. ...
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How to improve my milky way shot?

After following some tutorials and some posts here, I ended up finding a camera setting where I could indeed capture the milky way. The setting I used is: ISO 6400 18 mm f/3.5 30.0 sec And this is ...
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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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How can I bump up shadows in post without overexposing the image?

I'm trying to create a Photoshop/Lightroom RAW processing preset to process 1200 images for photogrammetry. It's important that the lighting on them is as flat as possible and the shadows get bumped ...
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Where does this noise come from and how to get rid of it

I am using Darktable as my RAW processing software. In darker pictures that have been taken with an ISO of 800 or more, I frequently encounter great issues with luminance noise. The following two ...
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color to black & white photo…back to color mishap

What do you think I pushed to make my Canon 6D take black and white photos? Initially, I was taking colored photos. About 12 pictures were converted in gray and then I continued to take colored ...
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How to achieve such an awesome colors and skin tones in Lightroom and/or Photoshop?

Anybody willing to explain how to achieve this look in Lightroom and/or Photoshop? I'm mostly using Lightroom, so I tried crushing the blacks, increasing the contrast and vibrance, increasing R and G ...
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How to batch identify and keyword bracketed photos?

I would like to batch identify and keyword photos that have been shot with the bracket mode on the Fuji XT2 (although I'm sure this applies to other Fuji cameras) to potentially use in HDRs. When I ...
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Did Lightroom move the color profiles?

I thought that the profiles were somewhere around Basic?
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Removing glow from behind and around trees [duplicate]

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 ...
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Sync folder in lightroom the opposite way

My normal workflow is: go through pictures in library, hit X on the ones I want to delete. Then hit command+Backspace to delete them all also from the disk. Yesterday, I was working on the train on ...
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What JPEG settings for projection with Epson EH-TW5210?

I shoot in raw and edit with Lightroom. What settings, such as resolution and aspect ratio, should I use to export JPEGs for presentation using an Epson EH-TW5210 Full HD 1080p, 1920 x 1080, 16:9 ...
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Masking in Photoshop

Is there a way to generate mask in Photoshop similar to what Lightroom sharpening mask generates by using edge detection ?
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Retaining details in photos - Capture One vs. Lightroom

I am considering going to Capture One (C1) as I feel that I can get better results quicker than with Lightroom (LR). I should note that I am going to keep the Photographer bundle from Adobe regardless ...
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Save an underexposed foreground without blowing out the background

I recently shot my sister-in-laws wedding for the bridal party preparations, a good day was had by all and I've got a good number of shots I'm really happy with. Unfortunately there is a group of ...
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How does Lightroom group colors inside the HSL panel?

I am working on a small application that would allow the same functionality as the Lightroom HSL Panel: I would like my application to behave very similarly to how Lightroom does. Therefore I grouped ...
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How can I achieve turquoise in Darktable?

I'm new to Darktable but I have my workflow in Lightroom. My main style is turquoise color (based on blue) and I wanted to do that in Darktable but I cannot manage to do it. How I do it on ...
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How to handle RAW file storage across devices in Lightroom?

The Issue I'm trying to figure out if there is an established way of managing RAW files across devices when using Lightroom. I am aware of Lightroom's cloud sync, but unless I'm misunderstanding how ...
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How can I prevent banding in images I'm posting on the Internet?

I typically add noise to my images to avoid banding, mostly when posting images on the internet. Occasionally, I do see banding of an image posted on 500px even though I do not see it in Lightroom (...
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Can I change Lightroom keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10?

I have changed my keyboard to a 60%, wireless mechanical and the '\' key has been moved and now requires a combination of keys to be held (ctrl + alt + #). This obviously impacts my ability to switch ...
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Assuming no editing, what's the difference between in-camera jpegs and lightroom jpegs? [duplicate]

I have a Canon 6D. I usually shoot RAW + JPEG. I shoot RAW so I have the option to edit, but I don't actually edit most of my pictures. I've noticed that if I just import into Lightroom and export ...
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Merging to folders that have been already imported into lightroom?

I have been managing photos on Lightroom for years, and I have two folders on disk where I have previously imported photos depending on their source: Pictures/camera/ -/2017 -/2016 -/2015 ...
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In Lightroom, how can I add a (visual) timestamp on photos based on the EXIF data?

When recording a long timelapse it would be nice to be able to show the current time in the corner of the final video. One easy solution to do this would be to use the EXIF data to add a timestamp to ...
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How can I add a white strip with my name below each image in Lightroom or Photoshop?

Some photographers add a white strip below their image with their name. I like the idea, because is less disturbing than a watermark. Is there a way to do this with Lightroom or Photoshop? Or do I ...
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How can I achieve this brownish look?

I've been trying to achieve this look for some time, but I'm stuck :(. Starting with the camera, I heard that maybe adjusting the WB to cloudy? And the metering to spot metering? I mainly use ...
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Folder-Organising Photos already Imported and Edited in Lightroom

At some point I imported photos in to Lightroom without allowing for them to be categorised in to date subfolders. I now have a batch of files 'loose' in my 2018 folder. Since importing them I have ...
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Are Fujifilm simulations different depending on the source (eg in-camera raw, Lightroom or direct jpeg)?

Fujifilm cameras allow the photographer to pick film simulations, including Classic Chrome, Astia and Velvia. In the camera you pick a film simulation you want to shoot in, and the jpeg created will ...
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Film workflow with lightroom

I do both digital and film photography. Scanning film negatives does not produce great results in terms of quality, and I think a print from negative is far superior. What I like about Lightroom ...
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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 and ...
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Contrast order of operations in Lightroom?

I've been watching a number of how-to videos on Lightroom, and one general workflow I've seen is performing the Basic adjustments first (white, black, highlights, shadows, etc.), followed by adjusting ...
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How can I open .CR2 files from a Canon 750D in Lightroom 3 when I can't afford the monthly cost of the new Lightroom? [duplicate]

I am capturing images in Raw format now. I have a Canon 750d with me. The format of the files is .CR2 While trying to open these in Lightroom, it throws an error and wasn't able to open them. I am ...