1. celeste

    Import not working

    Workflow that I've used for years: Copy my raw files to my external harddrive Launch LrC Click the import button on the lower left hand corner in library view Select the photos to import (check all, add from location, do not import duplicates) Click the import button on the lower right. New...
  2. L

    Trying to use my filters

    Excuse my lack of understanding of lightroom, but I have recently bought a camera and was getting pretty excited about making my own filters. The Filters worked for a while, but now when I go to switch between some filters I have made, nothing happens, the photo doesn't change ..nada. Been...
  3. C

    LR/Transporter error

    Hi all, I work for a historical institution and am working on a large digitization project. We purchased a license for LR/Transporter to help us streamline our metadata work. I am often imbedding 100s of images at a time. Every now and then I keep getting this specific error code when running...
  4. C

    Library module Split NAS library? Help!

    The problem: I'm trying (and failing) to figure out why Ligthroom seems to be arbitrarily splitting my library into two separate folders, even though everything is in the same working directory. I want everything under a single folder in Lightroom (Library Module)! Example: In the attached...
  5. R

    Lightroom is showing my photos but not recognizing them after a transfer to external drive

    Hi! I hope someone here can help me. I am not a tech person at all so I'm kind of at a loss what to do here. I used to have all of my photos on my desktop (1 TB), but then had to move them to an external hard drive as I was running out of room and the computer was very slow. I transferred the...
  6. L

    Lightroom Classic One-on-One Training/Tutorial/Help

    Just want to share a good experience with one-on-one Lightroom Help. I just finished a 2 hour Zoom session with Dan Hartford, Palo Alto, California. LIGHTROOM HELP. I found his name in these forums from a 2018 thread where someone else was looking for help. Me: 74 year old casual family and...
  7. R

    Recommendation on workflow

    Evening all, I have posted this issue previously but now better understand it following chat with Adobe customer service. My current setup: iMac 2011 running Sierra, and Lightroom 8.3.1 Macbook 2017 running Big Sur and Lightroom 10.1.1. Ideally I want my MacBook for quick editing on...
  8. P

    Help ! Lightroom Classic makes anything purple

    Hey, for a few weeks now Lightroom classic is shifting the colors of my imported pictures to a purple/warm color. In the libary they are all purple, the preview picture is purple, but when i want to edit it, it seem as the picture looks normal until I click the before/after button. Even if I...
  9. L

    Please help I cant import raw files from new canon 5d mark iv to lightroom

    Please help I cant import raw files from new canon 5d mark iv to lightroom. I normally use a mark 3 so was surprised that my new camera won't read. The pictures are there i just cant get them into lightroom to edit. The first day i used the camera i shot on Large by mistake and they imported...
  10. J

    Can’t see adjustments being made anymore

    I recently upgraded to LR classic version to 9.0 Now when I use my adjustment brush I can see the initial brush but any changes that I do to the slider i.e. exposure temp etc while the brush is in use I can’t see the changes until I hit done. Before the update I could see the changes as I was...
  11. Face

    Why do I get an error message on loading

    Hi Folks Every time I start Lightroom Classic I get the following two messages. It doesn't seem to have any effect on the program itself but is still annoying to see. It does say what is wrong but I'm not that confident to start fishing around and changing things. In my experience, this only...
  12. D

    please help

    Hi I know nothing about pictures really I just take them on my phone then transfer them to laptop via usb cable. I had taken some pics on my Xperia xa1, transferred them to my geo notebook like I had done several times before without any problem. This time when I try to open the photos with...
  13. S

    Help, big problem

    Instead of a photo I see it. What is the problem ?
  14. M

    what version LR do I have?

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): I am as new to LR as one can be. How do I know which version LR do I have on my MAC? Is there a Forum specific for very new users who have very basic questions about navigating around LR, how to display a certain page, how to...
  15. EvaRogers

    I need help fast with sun spots, but I don't have time to work with it.

    I have a picture I took for a family, but it has sun spots on the face of the boy. I need it fixed before Thanksgiving because I want to show the entire family. I have no clue how to fix it. I'm a new photographer and just starting out. I could really use some help. If anyone is willing to fix...
  16. P

    There has to be a way to restore the edits of 700 photos I just accidentally removed from LR catalog

    Please tell me that I did not just WASTE the last 24 hours of my life. I have been editing over 700 photographs since yesterday morning. I was going through them one last time to make slight adjustments and found a photo that I hadn't noticed was out of focus before so I decided to remove it...
  17. emi eden

    choosing a laptop for travel

    Hi all, I wonder if someone could please help me with regards to choosing a budget laptop for travel (india) and Lightroom. Unfortunately I have 5 days to find one and have it sent (my previous laptop broken), and I am also at this point unable to afford a Mac. I found an Asus for 329 which had...
  18. C

    Help — LR quite unexpectedly and I can't fine my catalog

    Hi all! Great to meet you this way! I have been working with LR for several years and I have never had this problem. I worked on a catalogue and exported my pics for web use and left it open but minimized. I had been streaming online when all of a sudden I get a message the LR quit...
  19. E

    Preset or not?

    Is there any way to recreate this effect on a photo? or does anyone know of a preset that will achieve it? photo >>>>> Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
  20. E

    trying to achieve effect

    I've been trying to achieve this effect on an image for sometime now but can't figure it out if someone can point me in the right direction that would be awesome! examples: 1 2 3
  21. J

    Slow deleting photos...Corrupt catalog?

    For at least a year I have experienced slow performance when deleting photos. I get a message that says "updating everything" in a window titled "removing photos from services". It can take 5 to 10 min until I get the window asking me if I want to delete the photo from the disc or just remove it...
  22. S

    Black and White coloring issues

    Hi all! I'm fairly new to Lightroom and absolutely love it, but always seem to have trouble with Black and White coloring. I just tried to color a photo and the Saturation is at -100, but the bg still has a green tint (see photos). I want the whole photo bg to be white, but havent been able to...
  23. D

    Workflow Thoughts? Your input greatly appreciated.

    Background: Keywording and organizing approx. 7000 photos represents the 2nd half of a project I started years ago where I began and completed scanning my family slide collection. My goal is to provide the photos to my family members (of varying technical ability) on a USB key and online where...