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  1. J

    Import New User :) All Photos Stored on an external Seagate - Cannot ADD on Import

    Hello, I am a newbie to post processing, photo organizing etc. I store all my pictures on an external Seagate Backup Plus drive and have a 2nd copy on another external Seagate drive. I attempted a first Import of pictures and wanted to ADD as I already have a chronological folder structure for...
  2. S

    How to consolidate my photos in one location

    Hello! I currently have part of my photograph catalog on my iMac (running OS Mojave 10.14.2) and the rest on an external drive. When I first started using Lightroom I downloaded directly from my SD card to the Mac but when I started to run out of space I began downloading directly to the...
  3. T

    Looking for suggestions: best approach using LRCC and /or LRCC Classic to manage current (10GB) and archived (60GB) libraries

    I'm currently trialling the Photography Plan and plan to opt for the 20GB of storage plan. I no longer amass thousands of images per month so in terms of the images I need access to for viewing / editing on a daily basis, my needs are quite modest and 20GB will be more than enough cloud storage...
  4. nIkedoni1a

    Using LR6 on two Computers

    On a desktop mac at home I started editing images in LR6 that I have stored on an internal drive. I am traveling and want to continue working with images in that folder so I exported that folder "export as catalog" to a external drive. I have LR6 installed on my MacBook and want to continue...
  5. M

    Transferring all catalogues and images from external drive to new external drive

    I have all my images and LR catalogues (yes I started life in LR with separate catalogues for large shoots) on an external drive using 3.5GB. I am running out of space so I have bought an external Raid 1 drive (2 x 8TB). I am running the new CC Classic. Some folders of images have their own...
  6. A

    Catalogs New PC and Workflow - Need Help!!

    Operating System: Windows 10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 7.1 Hello, new member here, and hoping someone will know how to help me out! I just finished building a new PC, and really excited to be working on a much faster machine, but also because it will help me improve my...
  7. nkawoods

    Syncing Issues - How Can I Revert Back Safely to Clean Up?

    Operating System: Mac OS Sierra 10.12 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Currently CC 2015.13 Release I already upgraded to Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC, created all kinds of sync issues for myself, and reverted back to 2015.13 hoping that would clear up the issues. It...
  8. guido.coza

    Stil not happy with catalog location and sync fuction

    Hi All after many battles with trying to get two lightroom catalogs to sync how I want it, I decided to move the LR catalog onto a external USB 3 HD where most (98%) of the pics are. The drawback is LR becomes very sluggish and there the first question IF i had to move the catalog on an...
  9. R

    Help with LR catalog and an external drive - Houston, we have a problem...

    Howdy to all from Houston, TX. I have copied all my laptop's internal photos to an external drive, adding them to existing folders of images that were being stored off my laptop, because of hard drive limitations. All of my images are now inside one folder on the new external drive. I want LR...
  10. LtFDrebbin

    new hard drive and LR lost mapping

    Hello, I store LR and my catalog on my hard drive. I store all of my photos on an external hard drive. I recently added 8GB more RAM to my computer. I used LR for a week or 2 and all was fine. I then added a Samsung 960 EVO SSD. The computer runs much faster, and LR worked great. After about...
  11. A

    Missing LR files after moving to another external drive

    I have apparently screwed something up royally. I am running LR CC on a Toshiba laptop with 8GB and 500GB HD . I have an external 5TB HD. My laptop was choked with photo files so I wanted to use the external drive as the main HD. To be safe instead of moving the images and LR info for the...
  12. M

    Started Traveling. Catalog Dilemma

    Hello all, Recently I have started traveling more frequently than I am used to, for various projects, some weeks a daily basis (4+ hours in the car) or weekly basis (out for 3-4 days, back for 2-3 days) All my pictures/folders reside on my Synology. My catalog sits on my macbook pro. I...
  13. A

    External drive going between Apple Macbook and Windows desktop

    I'm trying to help a friend who has got an error pop up "lrcat=0bytes" (or something close to this). He works with an external drive between a Macbook and a Windows desktop. Having spent the day Saturday on the laptop, he spent Sunday on the desktop. Monday morning has thrown up the error...
  14. T

    GRAID Failed

    Hi! My G-RAID with Thunderbolt (G-RAID with Thunderbolt 2 | G-Technology) failed. I contacted the support. They were really nice and they are going to send me a new drive as it's inside the warranty period. I was using RAID-1. My question is: when the new drive arrives is just a matter of plug...
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