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Questions pertaining to version 6 of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, a popular image management and editing application.

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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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Are there any significant post-processing benefits of migrating from Lightroom 4 to the last standalone iteration (Lightroom 6)?

Are there any significant post-processing benefits--in terms of the user work-flow and features--of migrating from Lightroom 4 to the its last stand-alone iteration (Lightroom 6)?
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Can I use Lightroom 6.14 with tethered capture for a Nikon D850?

I am working for an organization digitizing a photographic archive. Here, we digitize photos using Nikon and Canon cameras, tethered to the computer and using Lightroom 6 to make and directly process ...
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Lightroom 6 Single License Edition will not Load

I purchased the Single Licence Lightroom 6 and I cannot get it to load past the initial splash screen it says " Windows encountered a problem and you have to close the program" this is very ...
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Where can I find Lightroom database documentation?

I'm looking for some documentation for the Lightroom Catalog (sqlite database) structures. Here's a simple example of what I'm trying to do. I found a table containing the exif data (...
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Lightroom 6 Images are showing distorted In Develop mode

I am new to Lightroom. I recently updated my Lightroom version from 5 to 6. Now I when open a image in develop mode it is being shown as distorted. Don't know which setting to turn on or off.
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How to make Lightroom fully utilize CPU when building standard previews?

When adding photos to a catalog Lightroom 6 goes through it's usual building of standard previews. As Adobe designed this process to run in the background leaving you with enough resources to work at ...
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How to best keep Lightroom catalog backups?

In order to save space on my HD I create a new Lightroom catalog at the beginning of the year. With the time I also backup the photos (.NET and exported .jpg) belonging to the catalog. However I ...
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Can Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 produce timelapse video without plugins?

I know that one can buy the plugin LRTimelapse for use with Lightroom 6 in the production of timelapse videos; my question is, is it required to make timelapse videos with Lightroom 6?
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How do I downgrade a RAW photo to a JPEG in Lightroom?

Sometimes, I have photos which, instead of being kept in DNG format, could be converted to JPEG: In museums, when I make a photo of artwork, I also take a photo of a label with the name of the ...
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What's the best way in Lightroom to back up *everything*?

I'm a newish Lightroom user and my SD card is getting full, so I'd like to format it. However, before I do that, I want to back up my Lightroom library, including originals, edits, catalogue, etc. to ...
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Lightroom 6 - suggestions on how organize pictures [closed]

I'm using Lightroom mostly to organize pictures. Mainly they are so divided into Lightroom (and so on disk): Root Folder 2014 Event01 Event02 2015 Event01 Event02 2016 Event01 (...) Until here ...
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I somehow imported everything into Lightroom twice - how can I undo this?

I have somehow managed to import a large number of images from my camera into Lightroom twice. I would like to know how to undo this, removing all the duplicate files. A previous question on a similar ...
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Lightroom 6 - Smart collection: search for pictures containing more than 'x' keywords/people

I would like to search for pictures containing more than 'x' keywords. The goal is to search for pictures containg more than 'x' people to find out which pictures are groups of people. Is that ...
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Lightroom 6 - finding multiple faces with metadata filtering

Is there a way to perform metadata filtering in Lightroom (version 6) that allows finding images that contain multiple faces? For example, I would like to see image where BOTH of my kids are in them (...
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Adobe Lightroom marks photos as modified without any user interaction

I make use of Adobe Lightroom's "Publish Services" in order to get my photos where I want them. I use the following publish services: Facebook, Flickr (also jf Flickr in the past), SmugMug and jf ...
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Which aspects of Lightroom can be improved with a good SSD? Develop module? Library? Imports? Previews?

I recently purchased a 256gb Samsung Evo 850 SSD and, even after doing quite a bit of Googling and searching on this forum, can't figure out how exactly I should setup my lightroom for best results. ...
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in Lightroom, how to search only B&W photos?

I've got a Lightroom library containing only raw files. Some of them are b&w tiff scans or b&w dng files (that I converted from tiff). Now simple task: Search my library for just b&w (...
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Can you set the quality of image displayed when zoomed out in Lightroom?

When in Library mode viewing a single image, the image looks blurry . When I click to zoom in, it is very very sharp . When I zoom back out, the sharp version is displayed for a split second at the ...
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How do I make my photos sharp enough for print or selling online?

I am a starting photographer and I always have an issue with sharp images. I submited my photos to shutterstock just to see if it sells but they keep on telling me about too much noise or grain or ...
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Lightroom CC. Save photo keywords to the actual file

I am really new to lightroom so i´m sorry if i´m missing something very obvious... I cannot find the way to save the keywords i have assigned to a set of photos in LR to reflect in the actual file. ...
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Why are images exported from Lightroom 6 different from the preview?

I currently have Dell U2711 monitor with Dell U2711 ICC profile (Adobe RGB preset mode) Windows 10 Adobe Lightroom 6 CC Image from Fujifilm X100 in both RAW (RAF) and JPEG Done very little else to ...
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How to choose the secondary monitor in Lightroom/Windows

I'm using Lightroom in Windows 7, and I have 3 screens. From left to right: [Screen1:Television(not good at all for photography)] - [Screen2] - [Screen3] I do work on the right screen and have photo ...
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Is it possible to keep captions when migrating from Photoshop Elements to Lightroom?

I'm using Photoshop Elements 10 and also the Organizer part - a lot. I have added captions to 23,000 pictures and now I am considering changing to Lightroom. Is it possible to migrate and still keep ...
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Where can I download a trial version of Lightroom 6?

I would like to evaluate the features of the software Adobe Lightroom 6. Especially the hardware acceleration and if it works with my dated computer1. I worked myself through the Adobe website to the ...
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Does any Lightroom gallery make use of Lightroom’s tags for navigation?

Does any built-in Lightroom gallery or some third-party gallery support Lightroom’s tags? It would offer more navigation possibilities for those looking at my galleries. I am running Lightroom 6.
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Why is Lightroom CC not responding after changing to develop mode?

So as the title says, Lightroom CC becomes inoperable as soon as I change to develop mode. I updated the software for my graphics card, which originally was not supported with LCC. Once I saw in ...
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How to export a text list of items in a Lightroom collection?

I use Lightroom for managing my photos and a custom piece of software to run my website. In order to have my collections published, I need to have a file with the names of the items in the collection. ...
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How to apply lens profile to multiple photos in Lightroom 6

Is it possible to apply lens profile correction to multiple photos? I am using Lightroom 6.1
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Can I get rid of the “Take your Lightroom everywhere” screen?

Since Lightroom 6, whenever I create a new catalog, Lightroom asks me if I want to "synchronise" with a screen saying "Take your Lightroom everywhere". How can I prevent that screen from appearing ...
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How can I instruct Lightroom 6 to always save metadata to the file itself?

I know that I can store metadata in the file itself (or in an XMP sidecar file) by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+S. Or by choosing Metadata -> Store Metadata in File from the menu. I wonder why I need to choose ...
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Lightroom text/attributes not showing in Windows Explorer

I'm trying to switch from Picasa to Lightroom on the recommendation of a number of people. However, one major thing I haven't been able to figure out - in Lightroom (v6), whenever I add info like ...
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Lightroom 6 and “Hardware acceleration”

I have an HP Laptop with Windows 8.1 (64 bit) with AMD Radeon HD 7620G + AMD Mobility Radeon HD 8670M dual graphics adapter {2 GB VRAM}, 8 GB System RAM, the 8670M being set as the primary adapter for ...
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Does the cloud version of Lightroom require an internet connection?

I’m finally resigned to the fact that I may need to start paying for Lightroom in subscription form rather than just buying it outright. The one thing I’m still worried about is whether Lightroom CC (...
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Image file tagging in OS X Mavericks based on Lightroom tags possible?

I use Lightroom 5 to organize my photos. Every photo is tagged and I rely heavily on smart folders based on metadata and these tags. OS X Mavericks provides a better support for tags on the operation ...
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Best way to produce photo books out of Lightroom?

I'm disappointed with the book module in Lightroom 4. It seems to be bound to one single publisher (blurb) and while I don't even mind using blurb, the biggest disappointment is that you cannot ...