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  • The May 2019 Lightroom updates are now available. There's a brand new slider called Texture, available across the whole family of apps. Lightroom Classic includes a new tool called Flat Field Correction. Lightroom (cloud-based service) has lots of big improvements including cloud trash, invitation-only web galleries, improved chromatic aberration removal and more. The Missing FAQ and Edit Like a Pro eBooks are already updated for the changes. You'll also notice the CC's have disappeared off the end of the names, so we've updated the forum names to match.

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  1. five.photos

    iOS live photos to Lightroom classic via Lightroom CC on iOS

    Yeah, at the end a live photo is nothing more than a combination of a photo and a short video. Hence, it makes sense that you get those two files when exporting from Apple Photos. So, you've just found your answer. Just export your live photos from the Photos app on your Mac and then import...
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    iOS live photos to Lightroom classic via Lightroom CC on iOS

    As far as I know there's no way to preserve the live part of a live photo outside of Apple's ecosystem. That's not Lightroom's fault, but probably a restriction set by Apple. Maybe you can find an app that can export a live photo as a video out of the iOS Photos app? I've never searched for...
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    Syncing Bug/Problem

    Okay, I solved it by clicking on one of the photos that showed up in LRCC's preferences >Lightroom Sync tab which brought me to the web version of Lightroom. There, I saw what the issue was for every photo (as suspected all photos were from my old phone and weren't yet uploaded) and I was able...
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    Syncing Bug/Problem

    Thanks! That was already helpful! Looks like several photos from my iPhone are affected. 14 show the status "downloading" and 13 are "pending". Now I have to find out how to resolve this issue. I switched phones a while back and I suspect it has something to do with it.
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    Syncing Bug/Problem

    Lightroom CC says that 12 photos are currently syncing to the cloud: The problem is, it shows this message for several weeks now and I can't find the bug. I let my Mac run last night with no other application opened and I have a fast internet connection. This morning, the same message with...
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    Possible to have a workable workflow solely with the iPad app?

    Gotcha! Don't hold this against me as I'm not 100% sure, but I think that if you're instructing Lightroom mobile to keep the originals on the device, the "library" gets automatically uploaded with the normal iCloud backup of the phone. No need to keep the originals in the camera roll and sync...
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    Possible to have a workable workflow solely with the iPad app?

    Not that I know of, but what comes to mind is that you can't do HDR merges and panorama stitching with LR mobile yet. I was recently involved in a similar discussion on another forum and you might wanna check that out. (I hope it's allowed to link this here). It is my understanding that this is...
  8. five.photos

    Personal style and workflow getting back to basics

    I changed my import settings so my preferred camera-matching profile would be applied to all my new photos instead of the default Adobe profile. So, for my Olympus camera, the Camera Natural profile is applied by default now. It's a better starting point for post-processing in my opinion. I...
  9. five.photos

    Reducing local storage on iPad and iPhone

    You could turn on "Only Download Smart Previews" in Lightroom's settings. That way, I think, the locally stored originals would get replaced with the much smaller smart preview once the originals were uploaded to the cloud, right?
  10. five.photos

    Which to edit?

    Do you run Lightroom mobile on your phone? If so, chances are high that it automatically imported the photos from your camera roll in the background. Chances are also high that Canon Connect put the photos you transferred into the phone's camera roll... in a JPEG format. And there's your...
  11. five.photos

    Which to edit?

    That's almost impossible. If you really shot RAW only and if you're importing directly from the SD card into Lightroom Classic, then I don't see any reason why you'd end up with a RAW file (CR2) AND a JPEG. The only other thing I can think of is that a version of these photos was already present...
  12. five.photos

    best way to deal with large backlog of unprocessed photos

    Maybe you wanna listen to Jeff Harmon's Photo Taco Podcast episode "Culling Like a Pro": Photo Taco – Culling Like a Pro This helped me to find my own workflow which is based on Jeff's input, adjusted to my liking, and currently looks like this: Import all photos Copy photos to cull into a...
  13. five.photos

    Help, coloured squares appearing on images imported into LR from PS

    I'm glad your issue is resolved, but just to make sure you understand this: there's absolutely no need to export an image as PSD and then import it back to Lightroom after editing it in PS. Instead, use the "Edit in Photoshop" functionality directly in Lightroom, which opens the image in PS...
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    Mac OS Mojave Update - Yay/Nay

    Mojave's most compelling feature is the dark mode, so if you're into that, then you should probably upgrade. I didn't think I was but since I upgraded, I run my system in dark mode and I like it a lot. The rest are mostly under the hood improvements. In general, I'd say it's always a good idea...
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    How could one change / create a shortcut?

    The plugin worked with LR Classic 7. I'm not using it at the moment so I'm not 100% sure if it works with 8. Just try it and let us know.
  16. five.photos

    How could one change / create a shortcut?

    Here's your solution: Keyboard Tamer - Make Adobe Lightroom work for you by specifying your own keyboard shortcuts
  17. five.photos

    Need Help: iPhone to Lightroom Classic CC Workflow

    If you run the LR mobile app on your phones, you can tell it to auto-import your photos from the camera roll to Adobe's ecosystem –– and consequently upload them to the cloud and download them from there to LR Classic on your desktop computer. All this happens automatically as long as you both...
  18. five.photos

    LR Classic and LR CC setup for video management

    Oh, no problem. I didn't mean to complain. Interesting... I didn't know that Bridge can do stuff that LR can't.
  19. five.photos

    Never ending syncing quests between LRCC and LRClassic

    No, the LR app has to be open on your phone in order to fetch the new photos from the camera roll I'm not 100% sure about this, but technically yes, it has to be opened from time to time to sync. The thing is, even if the app is "open" in the background, that does not mean that it's always...
  20. five.photos

    Which to edit?

    Well, every raw has a jpg embedded for preview. That's what you see on the back of your camera after taking a shot. That said, those two photos shouldn't appear separately in LR Classic as the jpg is embedded and LR is smart enough to recognize this. I would guess that your problem might have...
  21. five.photos

    Curious about Version 2

    And that was the case with version 1 already, too. It's a great approach imo. Way better than Apple Photos where you have no control over anything.
  22. five.photos

    LR Classic and LR CC setup for video management

    So, this post obviously didn't catch anyone's attention. That's okay but I thought I would share my experience anyway. The first problem I ran into was that some of my portrait-oriented videos were imported landscape-oriented and, unfortunately, there's no way to rotate videos in LRCC or LR...
  23. five.photos

    hi dpi with Lightroom 6.14 on macOS

    Watch the video on this page to understand the difference between the "normal" previews and smart previews.
  24. five.photos

    hi dpi with Lightroom 6.14 on macOS

    I think your problem might rather have to do with previews: Why There are 6 Types of Lightroom Previews and How to Use Them. I could be wrong, but the fact it shows okay in the develop module is a strong hint for my guess.
  25. five.photos

    hi dpi with Lightroom 6.14 on macOS

    What happens if you look at the photo in full screen in Lightroom? Press the F key.
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