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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    well I'm spending far too much time weighing up the pros and cons here... but some good advice from Adobe would help... Anyway i t looks like they are playing a policy of not say too much and let the users make their own mind up... well ok i get it but they would seriously benefit from offering...
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    oh ok... wish the adobe staff knew what they were talking about - thanks!
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    LR 6 does not seem to be an option in the UK - If i subscribe to Lightroom Classic will my current LR 5 programme remain on the computer or be replaced... would like to have the option of keeping my current catalogue intact so as if ever stop a subscription in the future then i will not lose...
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    Is Lightroom Classic end-of-life?

    so im still sitting on the fence with this one... I've tried speaking to Adobe several times and they haven't exactly managed to convince me to stay with Adobe Products. Im debating signing up to the cloud and updating Lightroom from 5.7 to Lightroom Classic but am not sure about the...
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    seems you know better than Adobe! - when i called up they said LR 6 is not available to buy. Im still considering my options here but pretty sure LR Classic and PS is the way to go - as someone else has mentioned on another thread will Classic override 5.7 or will i still be able to have my...
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    Yes thanks Clee... for some reason i'm always a bit hesitant of upgrades but yes - you are right - High Sierra has made my mac book feel spritely again! :) Hopefully the Adobe update will go fine - ill probably do that tomorrow - thinking of going with the photography plan PS and Lightroom...
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    thanks for your help... ok looks like i need to upgrade operating system... aah sigh! Mavericks works fine for me!
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    Lightroom upgrade options from LR 5.7

    Hi everyone, tried calling Adobe yesterday to discuss options with upgrade but was told different things and was not easy get a straight answer on best solution for upgrading, and am still getting my head round Adobes new offerings. Im currently using an old CS5.5 standalone version with LR5.7...
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    slow to the party

    thanks for both your replies... i'll dive right in and see how i get on!
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    slow to the party

    Hi, I've been a Lightroom user since the beginning and developed my workflow over releases 1 - 5, buying or downloading perpetual licenses and with a disk copy of Adobe CS5.5 for integration with photoshop etc. Over the last few years i kind of stopped my learning curve, and got on with what i...
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    Syncing collections

    Thanks for your reply, Smart Collections certainly would be useful and would do what i want in this instance had the images got a common keyword or attribute. Ive not used them much before but probably will do now. The images are already in both catalogues, i was just hoping there may be away of...
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    Syncing collections

    Hi... I have Lightroom in use on desktop and laptop, both with similar versions of the same catalogue of images - the catalogues are not identical though. Generally i export and import images as catalogues between the 2 libraries. I would like some help with syncing collections. If i have a...
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    Catalogue size and managing work flow between desktop and laptop

    Hi Victoria, Well some time since we were talking about this and has taken me a while to consider the best option for me to proceed with. I wanted to create a reference copy of catalogue from my desktop to my laptop - so i can tweak files / keyword / edit organise files etc when not at my office...
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    Catalogue size and managing work flow between desktop and laptop

    Thanks Victoria, I'm on Lightroom 5 - some people have said that breaking down into smaller catalogues is preferable but agree that i would like to keep as few catalogues as possible. I think i will generally be using LR on laptop for editing existing images which are kept in my main catalogue...
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    Catalogue size and managing work flow between desktop and laptop

    I have been using Lightroom since version 1 and have a main catalogue of around 12000 images which over the last year has started to operate more slowly. Recently I have been thinking about a few issues and changes to my workflow 1)Generally catalogue is ok - but files can take upto 10 seconds...
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