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    Finding home folder of a photo in a collection.

    Hello, How can I find the original folder that a photo I saw in a collection is in? I recently opened a collection that I put together a while back and saw a photo that I would like to go to it’s home folder to work on it and see if there are similar photos in the folder to add to the...
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    Not sure what is the best option when I get this message.

    Hello, In some of my photos in the filmstrip in the top right corner there is a small box with some lines in it. When I click on the box I get the message that is in the included screen shot. But I have been wondering for a long time what option should I pick. Thank You very much. John
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    Both Impromptu Slideshow and slideshow from Slideshow module not working.

    Hello, When I try to make an Impromptu Slideshow the window that shows that it is prepairing the images opens and seems to work ok then only the Identy Plate with my name shows and nothing else happens. I also tried to make a slideshow quickly in the Slideshow module but still no slideshow. I...
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    Using 3rd. Party Watermarks in Lightroom.

    Hello, I would like to have a custom watermark made for me by a company called Photologo. I ws watching a video that recomends setting the watermarks to be used in Lightroom to the "Proportional" setting so that the watermark remains proportional to the various print sizes I will use. However...
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    No Reference Photo icon in toolbar of Develop Module.

    I recently learned about using the reference photo view in Lightroom but I do not see an icon for the reference photo option in the Develop Module toolbar. Also I was able to go to the view mode after right clicking on a photo but the only way to exit the view mode is to quit Lightroom. Even if...
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    Using Backblaze for Online Backup for Lightroom.

    I just purchased Backblaze to back up my photos online and I have only one more external hard drive to back up but with the last hard drive it cannot be backed up to Backblaze because it was previously used for Time Machine. I am in the process of transferring my files on that hard drive to...
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    Local Adjustments take long to render.

    Hello. I just upgraded to Lightroom Classic and I noticed as in the previous version I was using LR 5.7 when I do Local Adjustments it takes a long time for the adjustments to render. For example I will paint over an area and then I will adjust the Exposure and it can take about a minute to...
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    Lightroom Classic compressing back up and saving a ZIP file.

    Hello. I just upgraded to Lightroom Classic 9.1. I just did my first Catolog Back up when I quit Lightroom and it compressed it and saved it as a ZIP file. In the older version I had 5.7 it did not do that. I was able to unzip the back up but I prefer it just saved the back up with out...
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    Lightroom Classic will not install.

    Hello. I just purchased Lightroom Classic not the entire Creative Cloud package as I was told I can do and when I run the Installer I get the message "This Version of Creative Cloud is no longer available". See attachment. Do I now need to pay more for the Creative Cloud Plan? I hope not! Thank...
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    Purchase Adobe Creative Cloud or Just Lightroom Classic?

    I am about to upgrade to Lightroom Classic from LR 5.7. Do I need to download the entire Adobe Creative Cloud App. which is a bit expensive for me or can I just download the Lightroom Classic App. which I believe includes Lightroom Classic plus the Mobile App. and Photoshop? I prefer the later...
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    Upgrading from LR 5.7 to LR Classic CC.

    Hello. If all goes well I plan to finally upgrade from Lightroom 5.7 to Lightroom Classic CC next month. I was wondering if anyone has any recomendations that I should follow? For example... -Are there any compatability issues with MAC OS Catalina that I am also planning to upgrade to next...
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    Can I work on newly imported photos in a seperate catalog?

    I am a U.S. Citizen currently residing in the Philippines. It's quite nice here but the electrical power is not very reliable and the power gets pulled on me often without any prior warning. When this happens while I am working on photos in Lightroom it causes problems for my Catalog. LR then...
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    Optimizing my Lightroom Catalog.

    Hello. I am running Lightroom 5.7 and planning to upgrade to Lightroom Classic CC early next year. I believe under File in the Menu Bar if I drop down a bit I can choose "Optimaize Catalog". I also have that option picked when Lightroom backs up my Catalog once a week. But I still choose...
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    How to size an exported photo from Lightroom that was upscaled in a plug in.

    I recently for the first time upscaled a photo from Lightroom using a plug in called Perfect Resize from OnOne Photo. The original photo from Lightroom after being enhanced from OnOne Enhance has a pixel dimension of 3713 x 4641 and is 394.57 MB. The file that was upscaled in OnOne Perfect...
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    Importing an emailed Jpeg photo.

    I am running Lightroom 5.7 on a 2014 MacBookPro 15 inch monitor and Mojave 10.14.6. Can anyone tell me how to import into Lightroom these jpegs that were emailed to me for some basic enhancing? I just need to do some basic adjustments. I saved the three photos into three seperate folders on my...
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    Possible corrupt catalog or 2

    I think I have a corrupt catalog or 2. What should I do? Create a new catalog? If yes can I transfer my photos from my old catalog to the new catalog? When I close LR and chose back up catalog it takes a long time then the hard drive my catalogs are on closes by itself. Then when I turn LR back...
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    Difficulty in creating a new folder.

    As per my previous post of about a half hour ago. I clicked on the circle with the + icon and selected add folder. Then a window popped up with a selection of choices but the small window in the lower left corner that says select folder was not highlighted and I did not have the option as...
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    Cannot make a new folder.

    I am running LR 5.7 and I just upgraded my OS to Mojave 10.14.3 and plan to upgrade to LR Classic CC in a few months. It seems that where as before if I wanted to make a new folder on a different hard drive I just clicked on the circle with the + sign and picked the HD that I wanted to put it on...
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    Lightroom 5.7 running very slow on files that I used the brush tool extensively.

    I am running LR 5.7 on a 2014 15 inch MacBook Pro. OS Yosemite, 16 GB of Ram, 2.6 GHz. inTel Core i7 Processor. I plan to finally upgrade my OS and LR in a few months. I noticed during the last several days if I do local enhancements with the brush tool like I recently highlighted then enhanced...
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    Moving photos from one hard drive to another.

    Operating System: Mac OS X 10. 10.5 Yosemite. Lightroom Version: 5.7 (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: I plan to go on a trip and instead of bringing both my external hard drives that have my photos on them...
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    Accidentally lost a photo.

    I was wondering if this ever happened to anyone. Last night while editing some photos in the Develope Module the last thing I did to a photo was tag it with the Yellow flag. Then while looking at the image in the screen I accidentally touched one of the keys on my MacBook Pro keyboard and the...
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    When hard drive with LR 5 or LR 6 catalog is full what to do?

    Hope someone can help. I am about to finally upgrade to LR 6. I have a 4 TB G Tech external hard drive where my LR Catalog is stored. My photos are stored on 2 other G Tech external hard drives. I may purchase a 10 TB drive when my 4 TB G Tech Catalog hard drive is almost full but I heard that...
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    Exporting from Lightroom 5 to On One Perfect Photo Suite.

    Not quite sure what I did but I am not able to export to On One Perfect Photo Suite 9 from Lightroom 5. Always worked good together. I installed the free upgrade to One One Photo 10 and it appears both in my plug ins and external editor but when I go to export I get the following message that is...
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    Help with HDR Efex Pro 4

    Hope someone can help. I recently downloaded the entire NIK Collection and finally had chance to play with it. As of now all are working good with my LR 5.7 except the HDR Efex Pro 4. What is occurring is that after I make the changes in HDR Efex Pro 4 and hit save the version from the NIK...
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    Opening and closing a previous back up.

    I am a new member here and glad to have found you folks. I would like to know how can I open up an old back up to try to find some missing photographs and then return to the catalog I am currently using? I am still fairly new to Lightroom. Also how can I use Apple Time Machine to try to recover...
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