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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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Different colors in LR/PS and web

I have a problem with color profiles I guess... So my Lightroom and Photoshop are both set to ProPhoto RGB. I start with editing in LR first and then export to PS - so far so good - all colors look ...
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Is there a way to export the develop setting of multiple photos and use them on another computer which has the same photos?

I have a number of photos that need to be edited in Lightroom. I have 2 copies of each image (perfect copies, same filename) on 2 separate computers. I need to edit the photos on computer A in LR, and ...
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Lightroom CC relationship between People and pictures

Is there a way to retrieve the database of associations between one person and all the tagged pictures? Both mac Photos and Windows Photos have an unencrypted sqlite database from where it is easy to ...
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Why are Photoshop and Lightroom extremely slow on my computer?

For the last year and with the latest updates I've experienced an awful behavior with both Photoshop and Lightroom. Both programs are extremely slow. I experimented with performance settings on both ...
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Rating a JPEG in Lightroom Classic 9.2.1 causes the JPEG file date to change to today

I have a full drive of old JPEGs from the early 2000's (Canon A20) that I have added into a LR catalog. I have unchecked the catalog settings "Include Develop settings in metadata inside JPEG, ...
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Lightroom CC Classic slow to start while “Reading Preferences”

I have Lightroom CC classic (latest version) running on windows 10 with a 1.2GB catalogue - on a SD drive and a fast computer. However, Lightroom takes quite a time to load and most of that time the ...
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Reconnect Lightroom catalog with relocated photos

.t.txt In Lightroom, I need to reconnect my catalog with the new location of the photos. Seven years ago there were solutions that worked when photos were in the same folders and the folder structure ...
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What software is recommended to do exposure fusion for real estate photography?

I have read that your can use exposure fusion in real estate photography to reduce overexposed windows. I would like to know which editing program is most suitable for this. I have experience as a ...
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Restructuring folder-based to Lightroom keywords

I recently resurrected an old computer which held my photos from 2001-2015, and am looking at how to best import them into my Lightroom catalog. The photos are right now in folders <year>/<...
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How does Lightroom associate a preset with a camera profile?

How does Lightroom associate a preset with a camera profile? Is this the UUID in the preset's .xmp file? If so, how/where is this associated with the .dcp file? The underlying issue I'm trying to ...
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Why the photos edited on lightroom desktop looks different in mobile phone?

I am using Adobe Lightroom CC to edit photos on my computer. When I edit them on computer and export them it looks good on my computer. But, when I copy same images on mobile device then they looks ...
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How can I find photos in Lightroom Android app after reinstalling it?

I uninstalled my Light room application in Android and after reinstalling it and logged in my account all my 300 photos disappeared. Is there any way to explain how did this happen and how can I take ...
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Lightroom: how to not lose quality by exporting a photo from a previously exported photo collection?

I'm thinking to use Lightroom in order to organize catalogues by year (to avoid having large areas of files that I normally have in the cloud and download locally to work them). Having catalogs per ...
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Lightroom and noise / grain

I have this issue with lightroom, when it adds grain / noise after exporting photo. The original picture is a lot better then processed. And the particularly wierd thing is that often, right after ...
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How are these photos got same color flavor and look so similar?

I'm trying to understand, how all these photos got the same color flavor. The main problem i see - they are all shooten under very different light circumstances - like inside of a flat and on the ...
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Lightroom adjustment brush settings or shortcuts

Working in Lightroom and suddenly my 'adjustment brush' tool is auto masking the entire photo I am editing. I must have hit a key on the keyboard. The 'auto mask' box is unchecked (I tried checking ...
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What change does tone curve make in pixels in a colored image in Photoshop and Lightroom? [duplicate]

As I understand it, when I make a change in the tone curve in Adobe Photoshop (or Lightroom) and have selected the RGB Channel option, the following happens: For every pixel in the image, if any of ...
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Use Lightroom catalog on windows and mac

I have my photos saved on an external hard drive formatted in exFat (so I can read and write from mac and windows). I have my catalog also saved on this drive. Every time I open the catalog from ...
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Lightroom Classic displaying on wrong “second monitor” overnight

(On Windows 10.) I know that Lightroom is notorious for not letting you decide which of your secondary monitors it should use. I have 3 monitors connected to my desktop, they stand in this order [3] [...
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Convert large database of mixed-format files into screen size jpegs

I am an older photographer with an ever-increasing collectiob of 20,000+ images in folders arranged by year and month. (they are currently catalogues in Lightroom and the bad, non-interesting photos ...
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Lightroom CC says it can migrate a Lightroom 6 catalog only once - why?

I try to move one of my LR 6 catalogs to the newfangled LR CC. I get the following dialog: Why can I migrate only once? I am planning to do a test migration and then later with a new CC library a ...
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What is the difference between Photoshop RGB Curve and Lightroom RGB Tone Curve?

I am very confused with the following situation, let's say we have an image with two colors: (RGB 0,60,60) and (RGB 255,0,0). I have noticed that the tone curve in Adobe Lightroom works differently ...
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Lightroom: having the previews without having the catalogue

I have to work on my images on different computers so I have everything stored on external solid state drives. Since I need to continue working on a different computer I have to save the Lightroom ...
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Changing small delay before loading full resolution in Lightroom Classic

As I browse through images in Lightroom, it waits a bit (maybe a second or two) on every image before loading the full resolution version (when loading toast appears). I think this is for performance ...
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How can I copy my edits and metadata from the photos on my local drive to the same photos on my network drive?

Setup: I have a NAS (network attached storage) where I keep most of my photos stored My entire network drive is added to my LR catalog I have a PC with limited storage capacity. Workflow let say ...
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Move unpicked (not in a collection) files in Lightroom to backup drive

So I can easily create a smart collection of files that I didn't put into a collection, and that collection includes 90-95% of the photos in my catalog. I was wondering if I can leverage that ...
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Why does Windows Photo App show a “bad” version of a .RAF photo before it “pops” into a much better version?

I'm shooting with a Fujifilm X-E2 with an XF35mmF2 "R WR" lens by Fujifilm, in .RAF format. When I open a photo in Windows Photo, it looks pretty terrible, with washed out colors and terrible ...
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Advantages of Lightroom Mobile on iPhone 11 Pro over Camera app

I usually shoot using my Canon DSLR in RAW and edit in Lightroom. Last week I got an iPhone 11 Pro and have been very impressed with the shots that came out of the iOS Camera app. From what I ...
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Sorting Burst mode / continuous shooting photos in to folders

Maybe this question was ask before, but now is 2020 and maybe there is something new on the internet :)) I take burst mode photos with my camera. But they are so hard to sort, because of the amount ...
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How to edit sunsets & sunrises to achieve a soft, peachy-pink color over the usual orange?

Can you please help me figure out how to achieve the soft, peachy-pink coloring on the sand and light in the images below? Usually, my sunsets/sunrises are much more orange and when I try to edit, I ...
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I dropped and killed my hard drive - reimporting to master drive thru Lightroom

I had just spent quite some time copying images from external drives that weren't in my lightroom catalog through Lightroom CC Classic. The electric wire to my WD 14TB hard drive is not long enough ...
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Should I do retouching on Photoshop before color grading on Lightroom or vice versa?

Is there a difference if I do skin retouching for portrait or fashion photography for an image in Photoshop first and then do the color correction and color grading in Lightroom? Should I do that ...
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Why does Lightroom not have a cyan-red slider for color correction?

They have color correction sliders for yellow-blue and green-magenta but not for red-cyan, unlike in Photoshop. It is really annoying to go into Photoshop when I need to make those simple adjustments -...
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Can Lightroom/Photoshop work well together when using Smart Filters?

I have the latest Lightroom and Photoshop CC. In Lightroom, I select a picture and then click Edit in Photoshop. The picture is a JPG and a new JPG is created, with the same name and the "-Edit" ...
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In Lightroom CC, Can I export using same quality as original jpeg

In Lightroom CC, I'm working with *.jpg files imported from a cell phone (Samsung Gallaxy S9), not RAW files. I've made changes inside Lightroom and go to export my images. (Q) What quality ...
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how to apply the same colour correction settings as showin in embedded preview [duplicate]

I've recently took my first underwater photos with Olympus TG6 and imported those into Lightroom Classic CC v9.1. All photos were shot in a RAW mode. Every imported photo has an embedded preview, ...
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Capturing aerial night photos during plane takeoff

asking for CCs please. Raw picture and edited one using Lightroom. Fujifilm XT-100, 15-45 mm, 15mm, f/3.5, 1/125, 6400. Took it while takeoff. I only got 1/125 shutter speed to capture as much trade-...
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Both my camera (Canon 6D mkII) and my raw processing app (Lightroom) can do “Lens aberration correction”. Which should I use?

I mostly take pictures in RAW with a Canon 6D Mk II before processing them into Adobe Lightroom. I've historically always used Adobe's "Lens Correction" feature to automatically detect the ...
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How to edit colours in an area with Lightroom's Color Mixer?

I have a picture where I'd like to emphasize the blue sky without messing up the colour of the clouds. To do this I thought I'd use the Color Mixer in Lightroom, which gives me the effect I want. ...
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How can I crop in batch in Photoshop or Lightroom and remove edges? [duplicate]

I have several images I want to crop in batch. They are scans and have "jagged edges". Basically I just want a 95% crop in both directions with the crop frame perfectly centered. So if the image is ...
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In Lightroom CC, Why aren't my changes saved in the underlying file?

I've just started using Lightroom and I'm noticing that after I get done rotating an image and croping, that the underlying file hasn't been updated. I want to move the file outside of lightroom all ...
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How to batch move/arrange photo files in a Lightroom catalog?

I received a big Lightroom photo catalog with many misplaced pictures; for example half of the pictures are arranged in a 'yyyy\yyyy_MM\yyyy-MM-dd' folder structure while others are just in in 'yyyy\...
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Is there a way to do automatic batch surveys in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC?

After I do the first culling, where I remove unusable pictures (unrecoverable bad exposure, lack of focus, etc) I like to use survey mode to choose the best pictures and avoid pictures that are too ...
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Re-use the face recognition library in lightroom on another PC?

I have a rather large database of faces/names, created in Lightroom using the automatic face recognition. Is there a way to export some of those faces, to be reused in another installation of ...
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How to speed up Lightroom face detection?

I am using Lightroom (Windows) to tag all of my pictures using face detection, however I have 80,000 pictures and it is going very very slowly. Looking at task manager it appears to process an image ...
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Llightroom strange lens default correction profile with Canon 17-40 f/4L

When using Lightroom Classic I have discovered that the default lens correction profile used for a Canon 17-44 f/4L lens looks a bit strange compared to other lenses in my collection. By default the ...
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Why do most Lightroom presets seem to look better if I do some basic color and light correction and then apply the preset on the exported TIFF?

I've noticed that most (if not all) presets seem to look better if I first correct the exposure on the CR2 file (I work with Canon). If I first adjust shadows, whites contrast and etc, and them when ...
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How to get this vintage washed-out look?

I’m a beginner to LR, I’ve got a preset (applied on the right) and I’m trying to replicate the vintagy effect. I was wondering what setting this is? I don’t even know what that’s called so advice on ...
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Lightroom: Is there a way to zoom in and crop all images?

Can I achieve this only using Lightroom?: I have several hundred images I want to zoom into and crop. I want to just crop into the centre area of each photo, for all images. (I may also need to move ...
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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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