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  1. K

    Importing Past Years Photos

    I am going to import a few years worth of photos. Because I already have these images on a hard drive I will be adding them to LR. I will have 10's of thousands of images....will I have issues importing as some of them will have the same name because of the camera restarting its count. I was...
  2. Mortificatio

    Spinning blue ball at import folder selction--perpetual

    Operating System: Windows 10 64bit Exact Lightroom Version 7.1 64 bit Running AMD 8 core with 16 gigs onboard memory and ssd drive(s) and connected NAS. I downloaded the most recent version of Lightroom 7.1. I had virus off and did the upgrade. Could not do it from the cloud in safe mode with...
  3. mantra

    camera calibration profiles color & importing images

    hi i'm still running lightroom cc 2015 (6.14) , cc classsic seems buggy sometime well i shoot canon mostly and nikon , when i 'm lucky leica and when i'm very very lucky medium format the point , i use mostly lightroom cc for the first editing after bridge and photoshop one problem i had in...
  4. L

    Bulk imports with updated LR CC Classic

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Hi, I have upgraded my LRCC and I am having problems with bulk imports. I cannot select a number of photos to import but have to identify them one by one. I also don't seem to be able to identify photos that have already...
  5. P

    Lightroom importing photos to wrong year

    Hi guys, thanks in advance for your help. I'm a lightroom 4 user, up to date mac software, and I have a new problem with my Nikon D300 importing - it consistently wants to import the photos into a 2016 folder on my external hard drive (Seagate). Capture time for the photos is otherwise correct...
  6. Amanda Clowe

    How to Import Photos from Mac Photos into Lightroom 6 ?

    I recently experienced the unfortunate and apparently rare issue of a corrupt Lightroom Catalogue - and had to import my images into Apple 'Photos' from my SD cards whilst I was trying to sort out the problem. I have now found out that my bad luck continues, because my images seem to be locked...
  7. Clara

    IMPORT PROBLEM: LRCC wont import .JPG or .TIFF files.

    Hi, guys! I'm new around here! Hope yall can help me. Here's the thing: I used to have the LR C5 instaled when it started to send me the following ERROR message when importing .JPG and .TIFF files: “The following files were not imported because they canot be read or the destination folder is...
  8. S

    Nothing happens when I synchronize folders...

    I've had Lightroom for a year but to be quite honest I find it difficult to use. I loved iPhoto (as did my wife), but we switched we found out they weren't going to support it. Anyway, I used to be able to right click and "synch folders" on folder that were already in the catalog. Now, for...
  9. karelowe

    .mp4's not importing into Lightroom CC

    I have spent days trying to figure out why my Lightroom CC (current version) will not let me import .mp4 movies. I have imported many videos in the past (and can't say when, or which update stopped this process) but not it just tells me that the dynamic link server failed. See attachment. The...
  10. Sue McB

    ? preset on importing.

    I have LR/CC, but mainly just use LR. When importing photos and then looking at them in the Develop module, the Shadows slider is not at neutral, but already moved to the right to reduce shadows. I do not want this on all imported photos, and I am wondering if I have inadvertently set...
  11. Cyndi25

    Grid View Stopped Working

    Lightroom 2015.6.1 was working fine for me today. Suddenly, without any warning, grid view is not available. This happened after an import. I went to a folder and found about twenty photos that had ended up in the wrong place. I highlighted them and attempted to drag them to the right place. I...
  12. retina

    Reading XMP sidecar files automatically on import

    Hi folks, is there a way for Lightroom to automatically read an associated XMP sidecar file when importing RAW files? I know that you can select any number of files and use the menu option 'Metadata>Read metadata from file' after importing, but I would like to have the option of doing this...
  13. T

    Trouble tracking down personal pictures in LR import. Sifting through icons and gfx

    Full disclosure: I am fairly advanced in many of the adobe CC programs, with Photoshop cc 2015 being by far my comfort zone. For whatever reason, I never spent too much time in lightroom until recently. My problem is this: 1) Trying to track down all my personal pictures. I have about 6...
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