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Recent content by Olly1066

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    Import from Nikon Coolpix .NRW

    Thanks Jim, but forgive my ignorance and worrying, my LR5.7 will be fine for NRW format files and so will my CS6. Also can someone explain what Camera Raw is. Is it software incorporated into Photoshop? Thanks for clarifying.
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    Handling Nikon Coolpix NRW format

    Will my lightroom 5.7 be able to handle NRW format files as I'm considering buying a Nikon p7100. Also I have Photoshop CS6. I'm comfortable with my Nikon DSLR, so what advanced compact Nikon would people recommend I do.
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    Import from Nikon Coolpix .NRW

    Will my lightroom 5.7 be able to handle NRW format files as I'm considering buying a Nikon p7100. Also I have Photoshop cs6. I'm comfortable with my Nikon DSLR, so what advanced Nikon would people recommend.
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    Comparing presets

    I have a number of potential presets I want to apply to my photo. However, I want to be able to compare the image with one preset added vs comparing to it and alternative results of adding the next presets being added to it before deciding which I prefer. is there a way of doing it without...
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    Starting the library over again in LR5

    Hi, I've got my photos into a bit of a mess and unorganised and having read guidance from experts such as yourself Victoria; I want to start over fresh. I haven't done much editing of any of the photos already in the library. What is the best away to reorganize and rename the folders without...
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    editing jpegs in lightroom 5

    Hi, I recently took another of photos mistakenly in the jpeg rather than the raw format. I realise jpeg photos have limited editing capacity compared to RAW photos. However, could you please tell me what I can do/ what adjustments are possible in lightroom 5 to improve a jpeg. Many thanks
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    copy, add or copy as dng

    When I import my photis into lightroom, I can copy , add or copy as dng. What is the difference between them and when should I do which? When I insert my SD into my computer lightroom automatically asks if I wabt to imoort them and and I've been told I should copy as dng to get the photos...
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    changing folder names from dates to original names

    Thankyou to everyone and especially Tony Jay for thier help. As my RAW photos are in the .NEF format as I have a Nikon dslr so I thought I had to convert to a universally recognied DNG format that is more easily mnageably by photoshop and lightroom
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    changing folder names from dates to original names

    Forgive my ignorance, but I did use the "Copy as dng." As I thought this was the best option to convert images to a 'universal' format when I imported new images. How do I use the "Add" option to convert the images into lightroom I to dng. formats. I would however still like to keep the folder...
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    changing folder names from dates to original names

    Hi, I’ve got Lightroom 5.7 and an ultimate beginner and have a few 1000 photos in various folders with names such as “Tanzania”, "Borneo" (i.e. where the shoot occurred) or Wells cathedral in the lightroom folder structure. However, all the folder names changed in the folder tree hierarchy from...
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    Save Lightroom photo editing to an external harddrive.

    backing up the catalogue to an external drive I already have it setup on my default settings to make a backup of my lightroom catalogue on the harddrive when I close lightroom, but how do I get it to save a backup of the catalogue to an external drive?
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    Save Lightroom photo editing to an external harddrive.

    Hi, as Lightroom is non-destructive and doesn't alter the files on the computers harddrive, how do I periodically save the lightroom edits I've made to photos to an external harddrive. Also, how to I get Lightroom to finally make edits I made to a photo to appear in the PC harddrive in the...
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    Lightroom renamed my folder structure!!

    Thanks for your help. To answer your question Victoria, I createted the folder structure with thier names within Lightroom then imported selected photos from the hard drive into the empty folders in lightroom. This worked for a while until I noticed Lightroom had resorted all ny photos to...
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    Lightroom renamed my folder structure!!

    Hi, I created a folder/ tree structure in Lightroom 4.4 andsuccessfully downloaded lots of photos into the various folders and sub-foldersI wanted them in. I then backed up the structureon the computer when it asked to when I shot Lightroom and the computerdown. However when I opened the...
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