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Questions tagged [lightroom]

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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Set manuall EV in Lightroom

I shoot a couple of Images and try to merge them with Lightroom. Since a few (but not all) of the shoots were taken witn an ND-Filter I need to somehow tweak the EV value of the Photos I took with the ...
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Lightroom CC sync issues

I have 2 SSDs in my mac and have kept my photo library on my 2nd drive with the library index/catalog file on the 1st drive with no problems. I had to replace my 1st drive with a new one and ended up ...
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Is there a way to visualize the flag on a second monitor while in loupe view on Adobe Lightroom?

When I'm culling my pictures I like to put my laptop on grid view and put the images on display on a 50" inches TV on my wall. One problem I have when doing this is that when I go back and forth while ...
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Is there a way to get smaller TIFF files?

I'm working with canon CR2 RAW files. My images usually have 30MB when I import into Lightroom, but when I bring into Photoshop for an adjustment and get back to Lightroom the TIFF file generated is ...
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Why do my raw canon dslr pics have white and pix hazy boxes [duplicate]

when i view it on a mac preview or lightroom it show up this way. i however used raw.pics.io and pics came out as they look on camera. so what gives?
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Lightroom preview before and after last adjustment applied

When I was using only Camera Raw within Photoshop CS6 there was a hotkey available (Ctrl+Z) which allowed to cycle between current version of the settings and the previous one. It was a quick and easy ...
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HDRI with ND Filter

When I take images for composing a HDR image later how can I use an ND-Filter. For example I capture 5 images whitout an Filter and then add for the 6 and 7 shot a 10 Stop ND-Filter how can I tell the ...
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Is there any way to produce animation from the history steps in Lightroom?

I need a way to produce an animated GIF of what I did while developing/editing a certain photo in Lightroom. In another word, if there is any tool/workflow/plugin that record every step in my photo ...
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Re-edit post processed photos after monitor calibration

I was wondering if there is a way to shift all the adjustments made(color,tint, contrast...) during post-processing of photos in lightroom in an uncalibrated monitor by some offset value after ...
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Where does lightroom save flags?

I got a full list of photo names to edit and I am too lazy to flag every photo so I want to write a program that automatically flags the photos so the only thing I have to do is to check the "show ...
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Create a canvas-like style (a blurred effect)

Hi I would like to have a fluffy effect for the details of my image, and I have tried tools such as Sharpen, Blur in Fliter, and Clarity in RAW manipulation, but in vain. The left hand side is the ...
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How can I copy my Lightroom CC library to an new drive without having to re-download

I have my photo library in Lightroom CC and need to migrate it to a bigger SSD/HDD. When I last tried to move it (from an external to my new internal) Lightroom CC wouldn't accept it (something about ...
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How do Lightroom presets work over differently exposed images?

I am trying to understand how presets (eg. Lightroom presets) work. Are these presets meant for applying at the end of your workflow, after you fix lighting/shadows/contrast/etc or do presets bring ...
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How do I gather information for multiple gradient and brush settings into a lightroom script?

I'm trying to develop a script for Lightroom. I'd like to gather LinearGradients, CircularGradient, and Brush(localized) settings from multiple pictures to apply them ALL to a single one (typically ...
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Opening NEF files on windows initially open file but then change contrast

I have a strange issue with Windows 10 When I open .nef files they load fine. However after a second or two the contrast changes noticeably. I tried Windows 10 Photos and Picasa Image Viewer. What ...
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How to do this bleach bypass (if so) effect?

I'm an amateur photographer who loves to take landscapes shots, preferring dark colors. Recently, I saw with this series of pictures on the Another Escape Instagram page: I don't know if the images ...
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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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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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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 ...