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    ON AI 1 Noise Reduction

    I use ON 1 AI Noise Reduction and am satisfied with the results. I have been advised that I should use it after cropping and before any editing ,I use Lr C. When I come back from a short wildlife/bird shoot I often have 100 images. After culling ,I might have 40 images that are worth editing. If...
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    Auto Import Preset.

    Lightroom Classic. I have recently been trying the Auto Import Preset. Finding it a good starting point. Is there a way to add Lens Correction to this preset ?
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    Import New Folder

    Morning all and a Happy New Year. Using LRC. Store all my photos on an external HD by Year ,Month, Date. On my HD I created a new folder , 2022 with the months. LR shows all the previous years but is not showing 2022. When I import a photo it shows it below 2021 . as 2022-01-01. Does not show...
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    Fuzzy image after editing in Elements

    I have edited a macro flower in LR Classic and moved it to Elements to add a fine border. On returning it to LR C the border is there but the flower petals are fuzzy and there are some colour blotches. The photo is totally unusable. What has gone wrong ?
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    In LrC I am creating Smart Collections. One of my Smart Collection Sets is Mtunzini Village , the town where I live. All my photos of the town are now in this collection. We have a popular bird in our area the Village Weaver. All photos of this bird are also in my Mtunzini Village smart...
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    For the past few years my catalog shows all my photos first as a NEF file +- 23000 Kb and below each one a xmp file +- 9kb. However for the past month the catalog only shows a small picture of the NEF file. Something has obviously change. I must have done something. How do I get back to...
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    Morning, what am I doing wrong ?. I recently installed a SSD to my laptop. Prior to removing my old one I backed all my photos to and External HB and also did my normal backup of my Catalog. Followed the instructions on this forum very carefully. I want my photos to remain on my External HD. I...
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    Working off an external Hard Drive

    I am sure this has been asked many times but there is no search engine in this forum. I am using LrC and have just over 14000 images on my internal hard drive. I have been advised that my internal HD is nearing capacity and I should install a SSD. I currently back up my images to two...
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    Catalog Backup

    When I back up my Catalog do my Collections also get backed upped.? Can I check this ?
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    I am currently using LR 6.14 from my internal hard drive. I have full backups separately stored on two external hard drives. My internal hard drive is about 80% full and my laptop seems to be running a lot slower than previously. I would like to remove LR from my internal hard drive and run...
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    New Catalog

    Using LR 6.14 How do I open a new , 2nd, Catalog and import the images from my hard drive to this new Catalog.? Thanks.
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    I backup my LR Catalog and images at least twice a month to two alternate external hard drives. I use Collections extensively. Are my Collections backed up with my Catalog ? Thanks.
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    Greyed Photos.

    Using LR.14 Some of my images in my collections are greyed out. If I open them they become normal and I can edit them . When returned to the collection they once again become greyed out. What is happening ?
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    I have LR 6.14 and have over 20 000 photos in my Catalog. I regularly back up my catalog and images to 2 external harddrives. If my computer harddrive were to crash or be lost/stolen how would I recover the actual LR program ? Do I need to back it up or would Adobe allow me to reload it onto my...
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    LR 6.14. Library Module. I want to add comments to a photo in the Comments Section ( below Metadata ) but it says " Comments not supported here " Please help.
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    Somehow I seemed to have lost all my presets. How do I get them back ? I backup my Catalog to an external harddrive about every two weeks and have several of these backups on the external harddrive. Some help please Thanks.
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    Lens Correction

    I am using LR 6.14. I think I saw some time ago a feature under Lens Correction in the Develope Mode to correct the tilt of buildings. Looking there today I could not see this feature. Is it there are was I mistaken?
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    Missing Icons.

    LR 6.14 I have lost the 3 little icons at the top right that close, minimise and expand. How do I get them back. Thanks.
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    Copy Edit Settings from One Photo to Another

    I use LR 6, Perpetual. I have several very similar photos which I think are very good. I have spent some time editing one and have got it to be exactly where I want it to be. How do I copy the settings from the completed on to the others ?
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    I back up my LR 6 Catalog well as my original photos on my internal hard drive to an external hard drive once a week. All my photos in my catalog are in various Collections. When I back up are these collections also saved.?
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    LIGHTROOM 7 ???

    Is there any talk of Lightroom 7 in the near future.
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    Missing Metadata

    In looking at the Metadata info in the Library Mode I notice that for some photos the lens used info is missing.It has it for some and not for others . Same Nikon body and same Nikon lens , photos taken on same day. What causes this and how can I add the missing info ? Thanks
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    Focus Point.

    How can I show the focus point in LR 6.? Is there a plug in.? I am shooting with a Nikon D 7200
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    When working in the Develop Mode my image often automatically jumps to the 1:1 size.To get it back i have to go back to grid view and click "Fit". Is there a way to prevent this ?
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    I currently import from my sd card to my laptop hard drive and back up to an external drive once a week. I set Build Previews to minimal and do not check Build Smart Previews. I have been told it is better to set Build Previews to 1 : 1 and to create Smart previews, What are the benefits of...