external hard drive

  1. K

    Sync Using multiple external hard drives with the same photos on Lightroom Classic CC

    Hi ! I have I think now begun to relatively well understand how to manage my files on Lightroom Classic CC. I just have one question to which I do not find the answer. -> How do I make backups of all the pictures on multiple external hard drives ? I understood how to put it on ONE external...
  2. Tom Pula

    Catalogs LR Classic catalogs and storage

    Operating System: OS High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic CC This has likely been answered before, but my question is quite specific. I have decided a single catalog is best for me and it has worked well. I shoot mostly landscape on a semi-pro basis along...
  3. J

    Need help

    Operating System: macOS High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): CC2015.7 I have my lightroom catalog saved on my Seagate external hard drive. Yesterday I deleted several backups but left the most recent 5. My lightroom will not open up with the recent files now. I keep...
  4. D

    Lightroom doesn't always open

    Operating System: High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):Lightroom Classic CC I mostly use Lightroom on my iMac and my catalog and photos sit on a portable external drive. Sometimes, not always, Lightroom won't open and gives me a message saying: Lightroom cannot open...
  5. B

    Using Lima with LR

    Hello, I just bought myself a Lima (Lima – The first Cloud that respects your privacy). I would like to be able to get to my picture files from all my devices. It's just meant to see them, not really to work with them through lightroom. Would it be a good idea then to make Smart Previews and...
  6. Tim Grollimund

    iMac crashed (1TB HD), moving to Macbook Pro (500GB HD); need help

    On Monday my iMac (Early 2009, 1TB HD) crashed. It's toast. I have a Macbook Pro (2009) I need to move everything to. I used to use the Macbook while traveling. I updated LR (am using LR 4), and I have written all my photo files from the MyBook backup drive to a new Seagate external drive...
  7. lettyski

    How to backup LR from two computers on one hard drive

    Hi, Very green around the ears here. I have backup questions. I have LR cc on an imac desktop and a MacBook Pro. I use the imac when home and the laptop when traveling. Right now the desktop LR is using 2.2GB (does that mean storage?) and LR on laptop takes up 2.1 GB. I do have an external hard...
  8. Krista Aman-Widgren

    Can't transfer photos after buying new computer

    Hi I need help! I purchased a new computer (Dell with Windows 10). My old Lightroom photos are on a Silicon Power external hard drive. I can see the photos on the external, but they don't show up on Lightroom. I have tried numerous times to import or transfer but no joy. I think the problem is...
  9. M

    External Hard Drive decisions

    I am currently using a Lacie 2Big Quadra external hard drive to store my Lightroom photos. It's configured so that the two 2TB discs mirror each other.....it's getting old. I'd like to have another similar storage drive to mirror this one by using two 4 TB discs. How can I, using Lightroom...
  10. B

    External hard drive not ejecting

    I am using Lightroom 6 or CC and have a Firewire external hard drive with my photos and catalogues on it. My computer is an iMac 27 running El Capitan. When I quite Lightroom and then try to eject/unmount the external hard drive the system is unable to eject it and says that some program is...
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