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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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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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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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What apps can fully load 32-bit floating point DNGs?

Lightroom Mobile's HDR feature produces a somewhat uncommon type of DNGs - 32-bit floating point ones. I tried loading one into Photoshop. I was presented with an Adobe Camera Raw window where I ...
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How to find “lost” graduated/radial/brush filter pins in Lightroom?

Is there any way to find or jump between either graduated, radial, or brush filters that have been applied to an image in Lightroom? I often have trouble finding the little dots/pins that are placed ...
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Lightroom image looks different in the Print tab to Develop tab

The photo is as I want it in the Develop screen, but when I click on the Print tab it's as if my colour changes (cropping seems to have stayed) are gone, and the preview in the Print tab looks like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to filter photos in Lightroom 6 by EffectiveMaxAperture EXIF tag?

I shoot with different non-CPU manual focus lenses and use LensTagger (Lightroom plugin) to write full lens name into EXIF. I also set up different MF lens "profiles" (called "non-CPU lens data" by ...
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How to keep secondary monitor display open when using Lightroom?

I am using Lightroom 6.0 on Windows 10. I'd like to be able to work in another program and keep the secondary monitor display on. Right now, when Lightroom is the active program, the secondary ...
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Permanent fix for Lightroom autoplay problem?

I've had an ongoing problem on my Windows 10 system with Lightroom CC not opening via autoplay when I insert a memory card. I managed to fix the issue but every time a Lightroom update is installed ...
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LR Edit in PS, edited image does not show in LR

I was having an issue with Lightroom CC 2015 freezing and found the suggestion about changing the useAutoBahn setting to false, which I did and indeed the freezing seems to have stopped. But now an ...
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Stuck on importing images to collection from Lightroom mobile

I am using Lightroom CC 2015. I have synced my iPhone images using Lightroom mobile. This leads to the images being available: in the collection "iPhone Photos" in the box "From LR Mobile". in the "...
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Collections with photos plus their Virtual Copies

How do I create a collection (or a smart collection) that contains all the photos that have virtual copies and their VCs? I want to search a folder for all the files that have VCs (either using ...
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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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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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What should my Lightroom export settings be to export images for print?

I just started doing baby photography and did photo sessions for my first few clients. I have 2 questions that I'd appreciate your help with: My exported images never look as good as the images on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there an equivalent of Lightroom's profiles in Capture One?

I am trying to decide between investing into Lightroom or Capture One. Besides presets (that are equivalent to Capture one's styles) Lightroom also has profiles which do not change slider positions ...
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Does an eGPU increase performance of Lightroom Classic on 2018 13" rMBP?

Using a the 2018 13" Retina MacBook Pro for Lightroom Classic. Would adding an external GPU increase performance of the Lightroom Classic application? And if so, which modules/parts get increased ...
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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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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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Can I copy and invert an adjustment brush layer in Adobe Lightroom CC?

In Adobe Lightroom CC I created an adjustment brush layer and can apply effects within that area, but I would like to also apply effects outside the area. I assume copying the brush layer and ...
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How to set a fixed relative source point for Spot Removal tool in Lightroom?

Is there a possibilty to set a fixed relative point where Spot Removal tool in Lightroom should clone from? It seems that Lightroom chooses this point automatically (probably based on similarity of ...
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Why won't Lightroom let me export with different settings?

I have no idea what happened but my Lightroom stopped exporting. I can open the export window but I can not click any of the settings like size, watermarks, etc. The only thing I can do is to choose ...
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Possible to synchronize individual HSL adjustments on Lightroom?

I would like to sync only the Green Saturation between images, or just the Blue Luminance. Is it possible to synchronize individual HSL adjustments on Lightroom, either natively or through a plugin ...
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Why did “Presets” suddenly appear in my Lightroom's right click -> settings menu?

I've been using LR since years. I used to edit many similar photos just by right clicking on the photo, click on settings, and then very near "settings" appeared the submenu "paste from previous". ...
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PS Elements vs Lightroom for image management

If I acquire Lightroom to use with my PS Elements program, should I move my database to Lightroom? I have used PS Elements for many years (currently PSE 12) and have a 40,000 image database. I Have ...
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How do I move photos from a Lightroom collection to a folder, preserving order?

In Lightroom 5, I have a collection that contains a bunch of photos in a carefully arranged order (User Order). I want to move these photos to a new folder, preserving the order. How do I do this? If ...
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Suddenly an image file is corrupt. Any chance of repair/recovery?

So I've tried comparing a few images I've taken recently and this happened. I was in the Library Module comparing two images (X|Y Icon) and this happened on one of my shots. I've checked and my GPU ...
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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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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 6: How do I add a lens profile (lcp file)?

I have Lightroom 6 and recently bought a new Tamron 17-35mm f/2.4 OSD lens for a Nikon full frame. I downloaded a recent version of Adobe Camera Raw to get the LCP file for the Tamron lens and I have ...
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Nikon D750 NEF files display incorrectly

I got some raw files from a friend who uses the same camera model as me (Nikon D750). I notice that whereas I can postprocess my NEF pictures just fine, his pictures look very very weird when I try to ...
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No sharpening in post process! How you can achieve that?

Some professionals do not sharpen their raw photos when they postprocess them and the result is still great! How is that possible? Quality of lenses? Different workaround? Thank you!
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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 ...