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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 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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How do I create Lightroom smart collection containing all virtual copies?

I want to create a smart collection that contains all virtual copies that I've created. Is there any way to do this in lightroom.
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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How can I consolidate keyword hierarchies in Lightroom?

is it possible to consolidate two trees with different number of levels in their hierarchy? That is, I want to add several new superlevels, but due to the current keyword structure it's easier to add ...
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What can you do with Lightroom catalog files if Adobe stops support for Lightroom?

What can you do with Lightroom catalogs if Adobe shuts down support for Lightroom? Is there any other software compatible with Lightroom catalogs? I don't have Lightroom, this is one of the things ...
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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 can I turn off Lightroom's backup notice?

I only use Lightroom for photo manipulation — I don't want or need the catalog feature. Nonetheless, Lightroom repeatedly pesters me with messages asking me to back the catalog up. How do I disable ...
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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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Is there an option in Lightroom for listing the missing (questionmarked) photos?

I am looking for a way to list or filter out the photos that are reported as missing or offline. I have seen at least two photos in Library with a question mark. The folder itself didn't have a ...
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Is it possible to set which photo is shown as the Lighroom folder preview?

When you mouse over folders in the Library module of Lighroom, the image shown in the Navigator is always just the first file in that folder. Is there a way to set a specific photo to be this preview ...
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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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Use Google Photos Cloud instead of Adobe CC for Lightroom CC Storage

With Lightroom CC all your photos are now able to be stored on Adobe's creative cloud. However this only allows for 100gb of free photo storage. Google on the other hand offers Google Photos which 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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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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What things should I keep in mind before split toning an image?

Split toning creates a nicer looks to even boring images. But only if it's done correctly. I do split toning and out of colors. I don't know what colors to use. In how much quantity. I don't even know ...
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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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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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Is the full RAW file transferred with Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility App?

During a trip to Wyoming I decided not to take my laptop. I used the Nikon Wireless Mobility app to transfer photos to my iPhone camera roll. I then pulled the photos into the Lightroom app for ...
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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 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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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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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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Handling negative images in lightroom with profiles

I am imaging a lot of old negatives. You can invert the tone curve in lightroom and get a usable image, but having done so the sliders do not work as expected, some backwards, some just wacky. You ...
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Is there any good method to invert a negative image (duplicated with a digital camera) in Lightroom?

I made some duplicates picture (of negatives) with my digital camera using a bellows and a repro-dia. The image is obviously in a negative format but in RAW. Is the invertion function exists in ...
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How do you get HDR tiff files from Photomatix/HDR Efex Pro to show up in Lightroom?

I've used both Photomatrix Pro and HDR Efex Pro to make HDR images from Lightroom. In Lightroom I select the exposures, right click and choose "Export to XXX" where XXX is Photomatrix Pro or HDR Efex ...
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How can I copy location info from geotagged phone images to images taken with my other camera around the same time?

So i did quite a big trip recently, and took lots of pictures with my DSLR and occasionally Android phone. Only after coming back did i read about the whole GPX file, tracklog options in Lightroom. ...
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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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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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Did Lightroom move the color profiles?

I thought that the profiles were somewhere around Basic?
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Change Lightrooms default import location

To transfer my photos onto the computer, I usually put my SD card into the card reader; Lightrooms import promt then opens automatically. However, every time I have to change the destination folder ...
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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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How to view side-car JPGs on lightroom? How to easily manage RAW+JPEG image reviews?

I've been shooting RAW+JPEG and I'm importing them together into Lightroom (i.e. the JPEG becomes a side-car of the RAW file). trouble is, I can't seem to find a way to review the out-of-camera JPEG (...
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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 ?