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How to enter multiline caption in Lightroom metadata preset?

I want to insert a predefined image description (called "Description" in Adobe Bridge CS5 and "caption" in Adobe Lightroom). I defined a metadata preset with the relevant tags and ...
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making a picture profile for Lightroom

I want to make a picture profile to apply a solid color adjustment layer to a base edit. I have a look I want to make for lightroom profile. I am in camera raw and made the basic adjustments. not ...
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How do I rename presets in Lightroom CC

I have created a few presets in Lightroom CC and, now, I wish to rename them. How can I rename User Presets in Lightroom CC? Please, note the question is specific to Lightroom CC and not Lightroom ...
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Methods to reproduce/recreate an IG-filter in Photoshop/Lightroom?

As you can see in the screenshot, I have two images of an almost identical landscape. In the left image (reference photo) a photo filter has been applied from Instagram. In the right image, no filter ...
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How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset?

How do I recreate this cream/neutral tone preset? Here are more pictures: https://i.stack.imgur.com/YR4er.jpg
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How can I automate Lightroom to use a sequence of presets on a sequence of images?

I work for a used car dealership. We take 60-65 photos for each vehicle, bring them to Lightroom to color grade, crop, and straighten. This process takes about 10-15 minutes per truck and requires a ...
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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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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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Apply imported style by default in Darktable

I just learned that visualizing RAW images is not as trivial as I thought. As good a job Darktable do to provide good default setting for all camera, those presets are not perfect. I found online some ...
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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 presets

I'm looking into LightRoom presets right now, I was wondering if there was a hub or general resources with these sort of presets which are readily available for download? I also wanted to know how to ...
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What does the letter in VSCO preset name mean?

I an talking about Camer RA VSCO presets. For a given file there are several version: ...
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Lightroom Preset/settings for dominant blue/orange-like look

Do you know where can I get a Lightroom preset to be able to create an effect of two-color dominant orange-blue-like look? I mean something like this: https://www.instagram.com/p/BXLzUWIFzjy/ or ...
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Best Lightroom Presets for muted colors look in Landscape photography

I am looking for some neat Lightroom Presets for landscape photography. I tried to achive a muted colors look myself, but my photos started to look a bit weird... Here are some examples of what I'm ...
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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 do I create a Lightroom preset that will correct lens vignetting but not distortion?

I am trying to create a Develop Preset that will do the following things: Automatically apply the right lens profile (as if you had checked “Enable Profile Corrections”). Correct the vignetting ...
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Can I keep Lightroom 5 presets in one place using multiple USB drives without using Windows user profile?

I have several USB drives containing folders of photos. I am using Lightroom 5 on Windows 7. Two things have happened that are the rationale for what I am hoping is a solution to these issues. First, ...
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Convert Lightroom presets (.lrpreset) to Darktable (as .dtstyle)?

Apparently, there is no way to import lightroom presets into darktable directly. Would it be possible to convert Lr presets to dtstyle-files? Darktable comes with Lua support which shouldn't make it ...
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Why is Lightroom changing all the settings on my imported RAWs?

I'm importing pictures into Lightroom, and the NEF files look great at first glance when imported into Lightroom, but in a while the program changes all my pictures to super bright and just awful ...
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Lightroom Export preset with numbering based on position in collection

So I have some collections where I have arranged the pictures in a specific sequence that derivates from the sequence the pictures were taken in (which means the file names will be mixed up). If I ...
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How can I emulate film in Lightroom? [duplicate]

I've tried so many different websites trying to find cheap lightroom film emulations. I'd like to achieve looks like these:
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Darktable - save/export module presets?

I've reproduced some toning presets in Darktable to mimic a Windows plugin called B/W Styler. Is there a way to save/export module presets, and then import them into Darktable on a different machine (...
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How can I revert back to the preset incandescent white balance on a Nikon camera?

I have changed the setting on the preset incandescent white balance on my Nikon D5200, and can't seem to find a way to change it back.
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Cross-software text description/definition of a presets and styles?

Is there a human-readable, textual format that describes changes (style/presets) that you can apply on the image? Then this format can be read in multiple photo editing softwares and easily shared by ...
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What kind of filter or preset would I use to get this faded yet saturated 1950s-pastel coloring?

I love this look that I see a lot on certain very feminine fashion blogs. I feel like it's not as simple as what VSCO presets do (or at least VSCO Film, vs. Cam, if I'm editing my photos on my ...
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Process Silverfast color raw scans in Lightroom

In SilverFast there are two main scan modes. One called raw which export a DNG file and one TIFF. In the DNG format I need to invert as part of the post process in Lightroom. Or I can go for TIFF ...
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D7100: How to adjust default settings?

On a Nikon D7100 it's possible to reset all settings to the default values by simultaneously holding the two buttons that have green dots next to them. This is very useful for recalling a starting ...
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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 delete presets in Lightroom 3?

How do you delete an unwanted preset in Lightroom 3 that you have in your saved presets?
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Apply a modified camera profile when importing from a 5D-II to Lightroom

I am using a custom camera profile on my Canon 5D mkII where I bump saturation by one and decrease contrast by two. This is applied to JPEG files and not to the raw files which makes sense. Is there ...
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How to resize images in Lightroom to a particular file size?

How would I create a preset to export files to a given file size? I need to be able to export a 2mb file for a realtor.
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How to modify Lightroom 4 presets?

I downloaded a few LR4 presets. One of them is adding some vignetting which I do not like. I do not see any vignetting applied in LR4 Develop Module. Is there a way to remove it?
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Which Lightroom 4.3 import presets will best replicate Nikon's Vivid Picture control setting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Lightroom import presets should I use to get output like that from Capture NX? This question is very similar to this question asked 2 years ago. However, its 2 years old ...
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LR 3: Preset adds dark vignette, but how?

In Lightroom 3, I have some presets (example: whoiswolf_herbst_licht) that seem to darken the edges of the photo. However, I can't figure out how they do this. There is nothing that shows up in the ...
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What's the exact meaning of picture style / profile, i.e. what does it do?

There's a Set Picture Control menu item on my Nikon that lets me choose between standard, neutral, vivid, etc. and I can also tweek each one. I got interested in this because of videography: I've ...
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How can I create a soft pastel tones preset in Lightroom?

Could anyone give any recommendations or links that may help me make my photos in soft, pastel tones, like photos from these albums: http://air-we-inspire.livejournal.com/102576.html http://air-we-...
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How do I achieve these golden/reddish Indian wedding effects using Lightroom 3?

I have been playing with various options, tried various tutorials.. but I never get the post processed image I am looking for. Tried using ligthroom presets, but the result is always a very ...
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Replicating Lightroom's "Aged Photo" Preset in Photoshop

I was messing around with a post-processed imaged and found that the Aged Photo preset in Lightroom did something fantastic to one part of my image. But I don't care for the sepia-like coloring and I ...
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How can I tell precisely what is being adjusted with a preset in Apple Aperture?

Take "Auto Enhance" found under "Quick Fixes" for example, I can only see that there's Enhance, Levels, and Edge Sharpen done, and no way to see the specifics, i.e. by Enhance are there any contrast ...
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Why do I need to use presets?

I've upgraded to the new Aperture 3 and noticed that they've added the ability to save and apply your own presets. I understand roughly that presets are basically a saved set of adjustments meant to ...
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Is there a way to decompose a Lightroom preset?

Is there a way to know, what parts is a preset made of? (e.g. to see for a given preset that it is made of "-10 Saturation" and "+20 Contrast")
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Is there a way to partially apply a preset in Lightroom 3?

I have lots of Lightroom presets that are great, but some of them are a bit to severe. Is there a way to apply a preset at 50% strength for example?
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How do I stop my Canon Speedlite (430exii) from going to sleep? (auto power off)

I want to use my Speedlite flash as my main flash off-camera and fire it remotely (with cactus V2 triggers) but I find it really annoying when the camera just goes to sleep and I have to walk over and ...
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What keyboard shortcut could I use to step through presets in Lightroom?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to step through presets in Lightroom? I have development presets grouped in folders, for example one of them is B&W. I often find myself stepping through a number of ...
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Where can I get Lightroom Presets?

Could you recommend a good source of presets for Lightroom?