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  • It's Lightroom update time again! As well as the usual new cameras, lens profiles and bug fixes, Lightroom Classic has a new local Hue tool, improved ISO-specific defaults, performance improvements and more. The Lightroom cloud ecosystem also gets local Hue, as well as Versions, Activity notifications, text watermarking and the ability to upload your own Discovery tutorials. Here are the full updates about Lightroom Classic and the Lightroom cloud ecosystem.

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  1. Laura Smith

    "Negative" Searches in LR Cloud

    I've been battling with this. I've got a couple of thoughts. If you have a few keywords which together are applied to most of your keyworded photos (for example, I use a keyword for who took the photo), you could: Create a temporary album with every single photo in it. Search that album one at...
  2. Laura Smith

    Thoughts on backing up Lightroom cloud?

    That's a definite possibility for me - would certainly be more than adequate for offline use. My SSD is only 224 GB. Smart previews for my catalogue so far would be 20 GB, for 17,000 images, and I have perhaps 10,000 more to import. That's heading towards a decent sized chunk of my internal...
  3. Laura Smith

    Thoughts on backing up Lightroom cloud?

    I hadn't come across this. Just downloading it. What were the bugs?
  4. Laura Smith

    Thoughts on backing up Lightroom cloud?

    Well that seems to fail pretty gracefully: There's a question to ponder about how well it manages the cache without the originals directory present. But assuming it does that well, then that's definitely an option. Of course, that doesn't give a backup of edits, just originals. But it has...
  5. Laura Smith

    Thoughts on backing up Lightroom cloud?

    Thank you all for sharing your thoughts - invaluable as ever! It's got me thinking to clarify what I actually want the backup for. As you say Cletus, Adobe has the data protected more carefully than I could. So for a disk failure I would happily rely on it being there and just pull everything...
  6. Laura Smith

    Thoughts on backing up Lightroom cloud?

    I'm finding myself using Lightroom cloud much more than Classic, so I'm looking for workarounds for the things I still use Classic for, to see if I can stop using it completely. One thing I still use Classic for is a local backup. It'd be great to hear your thoughts on the pros and cons of...
  7. Laura Smith

    Library module Lens is reported differently for JPG / RAW

    Just tried a 50 mm EF mount on an EF to EF-M mount adaptor. Came out right all round again. As did the EF-M kit zoom lens. Looks like Canon put more effort into the metadata but Sony put more effort into making the darn thing focus. I know which I would have preferred ;).
  8. Laura Smith

    Library module Lens is reported differently for JPG / RAW

    I've just tried for you with a Canon EOS M3 (APS-C) and I'm getting the real focal length all round: IMG_6405.CR2 [EXIF] Focal Length : 22.0 mm [EXIF] Lens Info : 22mm f/0 [EXIF] Lens Model : EF-M22mm f/2...
  9. Laura Smith

    More photos showing in mobile than elsewhere

    Oo I didn't know that about the iOS one. There is hope! Although it wouldn't really solve my problem unless they give me a way not to hoover up everything in the downloads folder and elsewhere. I mostly shoot raws on my phone, so I just leave it auto importing them, and try to remember to...
  10. Laura Smith

    More photos showing in mobile than elsewhere

    Flagging did the trick. Turns out there were 788 screenshots stuck in Lr mobile that I'd deleted either in Classic or Cloud (and then Classic). Roll on the day when Adobe give us an option to only auto add JPEGs from particular folders, not hoover up JPEGs and PNGs from the whole phone :)...
  11. Laura Smith

    More photos showing in mobile than elsewhere

    I didn't use the pick flag to do it because, yes, I'm already using it for something else. But you've reminded me that I had been pondering about changing how I use flags and stars, so now is as good a time as any to do it! I normally keep my shortlist of picks as flagged, then only give a star...
  12. Laura Smith

    More photos showing in mobile than elsewhere

    Lr on Android shows All Photos as 15,378. Web, desktop Cloud and Classic all show 14,590. All platforms show up as finished syncing. Before I go uninstalling and reinstalling Lr Android and risking losing the missing photos: do you think the missing 788 photos actually exist? Can you think of a...
  13. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    I did a winky face at the end of the sentence! But not with the forum emojis - just with the keyboard. On my screen it's come up big and yellow and happy, I'm disappointed its yellow glow didn't make it across the Atlantic :oops: :D. My comment "just walk on the side" was a play on the word...
  14. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    Sorry, that was just a silly joke on my part (as I assumed your comment about driving on the wrong side of the road was), which obviously didn't come across in writing!
  15. Laura Smith

    Lost my minimise ICON and Hello

    The number of times I've leaned on the keyboard and it's done something weird... :)
  16. Laura Smith

    Lost my minimise ICON and Hello

    Hi and welcome! Shift+F should cycle you through the full screen modes and get your top bar back. There are three options - normal, full screen with menu, and full screen without menu.
  17. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    Yes, the county is a significant part of the location anywhere in the UK (and in the Republic of Ireland). I must admit, I'm using Lr cloud rather than Classic for my keywording, so no hierarchy for me! I know, I'm a heathen. But as a non-pro user, Lr cloud seems to be more and more where I'm...
  18. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    That's two votes for disbanding the UK then (at least for Lightroom purposes ;)). It's definitely growing on me! Thanks for sharing, John.
  19. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    You've just made everyone in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland very happy ;). Thanks for sharing - I hadn't pondered that option. It would be great to hear what others do, too!
  20. Laura Smith

    Library module What do you put in the IPTC State/Province field for the UK?

    After some Googling I gather that there is no standard for IPTC State/Province outside of the US. If you're in the UK, do you personally use it for county or for Wales, England etc? My photos with GPS coordinates get populated as Wales but I'm tempted to change them to counties to make them more...
  21. Laura Smith

    Forever syncing 3 photos

    The bin! They were in the bin! Who would have thought of the bin ;). Thanks very much.
  22. Laura Smith

    Forever syncing 3 photos

    Yesterday it got stuck showing "syncing 2 photos" and now it's gone up to 3. But if I filter by sync status I don't have any photos showing as syncing. Classic shows up as fully synced. It doesn't block anything else from syncing - it goes up to the number of photos I change + 3, syncs them...
  23. Laura Smith

    Catalogs Classic vs Lightroom - trying to unravel a mess

    Nearly made my head explode reading about it! What about two Lightroom Classic catalogues? One working catalogue that is synced to the cloud, and one archive catalogue that isn't synced to the cloud. Context menu on the collection set > Export this Collection Set as a Catalog. Remove those...
  24. Laura Smith

    Imported images seem to get "stuck" in local storage

    Yeah, I'm not expecting to keep it down to 400 MB, that would be a little crazy :). I just want to see it working doing what I want it to do before I push it back up again.
  25. Laura Smith

    Imported images seem to get "stuck" in local storage

    Excellent, you've thought of the thing I didn't spot - that the files already existed before I lowered the threshold. I've just deleted them, so I'll see if it gets more aggressive with clearing out the originals as I import more from now on. Thanks!
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