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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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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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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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Automatically merge all HDR sequences in folder in Lightroom CC Classic

I've been shooting a lot of raw 3-exposure bracketed shots recently which I've been merging into HDR images in Lightroom Classic CC (Mac). I find the process of selecting 3 images, going into the ...
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Problems with “Creation Date” Metadata in Lightroom not reflecting in Finder

I have spent the winter break scanning photos as .tif files. Then, in Lighroom, I have corrected the capture time to the appropriate date. This looks about right, with the photo taken on the 1st of ...
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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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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 lens/camera ...
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Extract cropped face thumbnails after facial recognition written to XMP MWG

I have about 20,000 jpeg images with facial recognition done in Adobe Lightroom Classic, and some also done with Tag That Photo. The face regions and names were saved back into XMP-MWG-rs metadata. ...
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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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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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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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Simple comparison of LightRoom 4, Corel AfterShot Pro, DarkTable

I understand that I should upgrade from my basic workflow (mostly Picasa + some Cyberlink PhotoDirector). edit The basic of what I'm looking into is a step-up, single stop (if possible!) solution to:...
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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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Is there a way to omit the prompt for deletion in Lightroom?

I'm here at the Imagine Cup World Finals again taking pictures, and I'm using Adobe Lightroom, and I took a large number of pictures today which are garbage. I'd like a quick way of going through ...
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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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Lightroom: Combining previously imported raw and jpeg files to become a single raw+jpeg

So initially I used to treat jpeg and raw files as separate files where the option shown in the image would be checked. After realizing this is not particularly an effective way of importing images, I ...
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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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How do I restore Lightroom photo metadata from a backup?

Yesterday I ran a bunch of my photos through exiftool in order to change their lens information. (I shoot some lenses on adapters and so the lens names and focal lengths have to be set manually.) ...
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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 automatically apply a Lightroom Preset based on appropriate (Canon) Picture Style on import

Note: I do not believe this question is a duplicate of "How to emulate the in-camera processing into lightroom" (I referred to this question in my question) I just want that my monochrome images stay ...
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How can I batch add keywords (metadata) to JPGs, with matching?

I have a weird situation in on my hands and hope to find some direction/hints... The ultimate goal is to have a Lightroom catalog with about 30 000 keyworded images in it. The images are all JPEG, ...
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What is a good alternative to Adobe Lightroom on macOS?

I'm looking for a possible alternative to Lightroom for the Mac platform. I already know of Photoshop alternatives such as Affinity Photo, but I haven't been able to find a serious offering close to ...
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How can I recreate Lightroom presets from 'processed' images in my catalog?

I've done work on a number of images in my lightroom catalog and created some presets on the way. I then had an issue with creative cloud and had to uninstall and delete my adobe directories. I kept ...
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How to edit photos to correct for monitor calibration?

Is there a way to shift all the adjustments made (color, tint, contrast...) during post-processing of photos in Lightroom with an uncalibrated monitor by some offset value after calibrating the ...
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How ignore video when import media to Lightroom (not uncheck every time, full ignored)

When I import photos Lightroom import videos too, but how ignore video files or files by extension without press every time "Uncheck videos" at import dialog? Uncheck videos button shown if press alt ...
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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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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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Run multiple exports at once in Lightroom

There are frequently occasions where I have to run multiple exports of the same image in one go, e.g. export for website (desktop/tablet/mobile/thumbs dimensions) or for social media (instagram/...
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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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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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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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Can I stop Lightroom from creating a TIFF file when exporting to Photoshop?

My wife does some photography on the side for a hobby. She uses Lightroom for most of her editing and she also uses the "Edit In Photoshop" option as well. I have no idea why she has to go to PS, ...
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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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Why does Lightroom show the focal length of the Sony RX10 IV as 220mm, when it's marketed as 600mm?

I have a Sony RX 10 IV. I used maximum zoom, 600mm, but when editing in Lightroom in the details it gives the focal length of 220mm. Can anyone explain, please?
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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 import migrated Aperture library from Apple Photos to Lightroom?

I'm a bit late at migrating to Lightroom. I was an iPhoto user, then an Aperture user, and when Apple killed Aperture, I switched to Apple Photos. I regret my decision. Apple Photos doesn't meet my ...
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Adobe lightroom changes colors after importing pictures

I have a strange problem where colors appear to be inverted when I load in my pictures of the recent bloodmoon into Adobe Lightroom. Here are two pictures (on imgur) showing the difference between ...
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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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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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Picasa to Lightroom Geotag

I am looking at switching over to Lightroom from Picasa. I started the trial of Lightroom and noticed many of my photos that are geotagged in Picasa do not have GPS information in Lightroom. How do ...
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Can I hide “All Synced Photographs” from the Lightroom sidebar?

Lightroom Classic CC shows an All Synced Photographs collection in the Catalog list in Library mode. I don’t sync any photos with Adobe’s cloud offering so this collection is always empty. Is there a ...
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Snapseed vs Lightroom PC output quality

All of them has some pluses and minuses. My concern is, if I process the photo in Snapseed in to the final form with tools which Snapseed offer. Will the output quality be great as same as Lightroom ...
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Compression-Like artifacts in Lightroom-Edited Canon RAW Image

Recently I generated a night-sky panorama image. I imported several .cr2 images into Lightroom, exported them as .tif without any adjustments and stitched them together in PTGui. The resulting image ...
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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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Why am I seeing banding with Photoshop but not Lightroom?

Until the most recent update it used to be the case, at least for me, that I would occasionally see banding in Lightroom's Library module, but not in Photoshop. With the most recent update, I now see ...
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How can I achieve this brownish look?

I've been trying to achieve this look for some time, but I'm stuck :(. Starting with the camera, I heard that maybe adjusting the WB to cloudy? And the metering to spot metering? I mainly use ...
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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 ...