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    Anyone had experience with DFT Rays Software as aplug in for LR5

    Hopefully the right place to post this apologies if not. I just downloaded a trial version of the Rays plugin / add on from DFT software for use in a college project. Has anyone out there used this add on and had any luck with it. If you are familiar with this here is the question.. I can use it...
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    Tethered Shooting LR5 and Nikon D7000 HELP !!!!

    OK everything on the web says its possible so its got to be me but hey when isn't it me..... I have tried to link my Nikon D7000 to LR5 on my new PC. Go though everything JK tells me on Adobe TV and I get the little box up with the details on. It says Nikon D7000 recognised but I don't get a...
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    Book Output UK

    Guys - sorry if this has been asked / covered before but I cant find mention of it. I am just looking at doing my first book in LR. It seems the only options I get are for BLURB and that is priced in US Dollars. Is there a UK based option and perhaps other companies offering this capability...
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    Deleting Extra Catalogs

    Recently I gave a series of talks to my friends at the camera club on LR5 to see if we could drum up a core user group. This was well received by the way and I would recommend everyone in the club scene to try it... nb I am no expert. As if to prove that latter point I need some advice. As part...
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    Grad Filter Problem

    Probably LR5 101 stuff but ... When I am applying a grad filter in develop module I am no longer seeing the spot and the three lines which previously delineated the filter. The filter is obviously there because if I make changes to exposure things change. If I click done and go back in to add...
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    Exporting with a 2 pixel border

    I am looking for a simple solution that will put a 1 - 3 pixel border around my pictures in Lightroom a few possible modifiers might be: Choice of colour Be part of an export preset that includes resize to 1400 long edge 300 dpi [the last bit I can do] Be native in LR - but not adverse to...
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    Functionality Wish List

    Don’t know if there is a specific “function request” area for future planning in Lightroom but I have to admit I would love to have greater control over organising Presets including the following: 1) Deeper levels of file / preset nesting 2) Ability to rename / delete / re organise the...
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    PS CC Offer

    Really not sure where to post this so took a chance: OK I have to admit I am not the brightest button in the box as they say but I am now getting more confused by CC than ever. When PS CC first hit the headlines we were told there were no plans for LR to go that way. Now I am offered a $9.99 a...
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    Plug Ins with LR5

    OK I admit it I am a bit of an plug in junkie. I have now got Topaz [all] OnOne PPS7 [8 ordered] and now Nik [All] what I am wondering is why do they all attach to LR5 in a different ways. When I am looking for these in my LR5 I go to File > Plug in extras and all I see is the individual OnOne...
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    Catalog conundrum

    Please help me get my head around this issue of catalogs. As a doting Granddad I have some 1,500+ RAW files of my grandson – I know most are rubbish technically, but I still don’t want to losethem. I have exported copies to JPEG and now I want to be brave and go in andsort the wheat from the...
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    SMART previews Do I need them

    OK took the plunge and went to LR5. When I import I now geta message which says it’s creating SMART previews. As I understand it theselittle “whatever’s” are great for people who work off line – what if I simply don’twork off line? Do I need them? If not how do I stop the system creating...
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    PC Rebuild - LR and PS - Advice please

    In the light of recent upsets by Adobe, I decided to go for a legit copy of PS CS6. Looking at the sad state of my PC build I was thinking of - starting all over and rebuilding from the floor up so rather than go at it like a blind bull at a gate for once I thought I might pick the brains of you...
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    Help... what happening ....LR4.4

    Just installed LR4.4 and my LR has gone to pot... Basically it wont import anything. It opens and my last imported photos from yesterday show OK. I then click on import for todays shoot and it hangs for about 4-5 minutes then it finally opens the "select source" window showing the drives - [NB I...
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    Be careful what you wish for you may get it - HELP!!!!

    Following a previous thread by mysef looking for advice on a really good monitor for use with my LR4 work I finally saved [and saved and saved] and bought a Dell Ultrasharp U2711release 13 Monitor wth its amazing 2560 x 1440 (WQHD)resolution. It arrived today and its terrible. I am not great...
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    Monitor Advice

    Hi - hoping to pick everyones brains for the model or at least make of a really good monitor/s for use with Win7 and Lightroom. I am wondering what stuff you guys swear by - or swear at - and why. I want to be able to do all the colour management stuff etc... also if you are using multiple...
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    Just realised I did not complete this stage - so a belated Hi from me

    Hi everyone, my name is John and I live in Shrewsbury,Shropshire enjoying [?] the rural idyll. I am originally from Manchester buthave travelled to many parts of the world before settling here. I am still acity boy at heart and miss the buzz of city life. I am fairly new to photography,kind of...
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    File Association issues

    In another thread elsewhere on the site I mentioned that accordingto Windows 7 my files were coming up as "Nero Encrypted Files" underfile type. Luckily someone noted that this was NEF and as I am a Nikon user NEFis my native format. I have just been into my Windows 7 File AssociationManager and...
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    Help please

    [Newish user status] I have just moved from LR3 to LR4 and Ihave suddenly got double the number of photos in the catalogue. I had circa 9Kbefore and now have circa 18K. I use LR for simple personal stuff not abusiness. My simplified workflow is import as DNG - Sort out rubbish - Save aset as...
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    Ipad compatailty with LR4

    OK I am still a complete newbie here so forgive me if I am asking the stupid or blatantly obvious here but ............. does Lightroom 4 work on iPad? I am a windows users but have been tempted by the shiny Apple shop in Covent Garden. If no to Ipad what is the next best Apple offering for the...
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    PSE Mem Full Error message using Perfect Photo Suite 6.1

    According to OnOne Software blurb Perfect Photo suite is fully compatibile with LR4 from version 6.1 onwards. If you are upgrading to this version you may want to give serious consideration to uninstalling previous versions to avoid "PSE mem full" errors, even if you are not running PhotoShop...
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