I spent many hours cleaning up my keywords and building a new hierarchy. I accidentally applied a 4 star rating to all 105,000 photos. This wiped out years of work. Unfortunately I backed up my LRC before I realized what I had done. I could not undo the star ratings.
I have a previous...
I've noticed for some time a strange keyword. "Exercise" shows up all over the place, even though it's not in my keyword list. Also, it sucks up other keywords and nests them under it. When I click on a image and see Alcatraz<exercise, there are no check marks next to anything but...
Hi, Folks -- I have Lightroom Classic and have (so far) imported about 30,000 photos, stored in different media, taken over the last 10 years. At the time of each import, I entered keywords at least for the location and sometimes for people, types of buildings, animals, etc.
Somehow -- I can't...
Occasionally, I have a need to search (among all or within selected) for photos with criteria based on 'combinations' of keywords.
Assume that K1 and K2 are two different and used keywords.
How do I find photos having:
- K1 AND K2?
- K1 XOR K2?
- K1 AND (NOT K2)?
- (NOT K1) AND...
I'm looking to start publishing images on alamy so looking for some advice
Is there are current working plugin to upload and manage images?
If i use the lightroom hierarchical keywording structure do all the levels get pulled through just like they do on export depending on what you have...
When I click a Collection the view switches to the images of the Collection with 1 Selected image.
Is there a way to click a Collection which switches to the images of the Collection but also selects all the images in the Collection.
Currently I have to use Ctrl-A, which whilst not a huge deal...
I have got into a bit of a pickle with peoples names and keywords.
I have read elsewhere of Lightroom 'hijacking' a keyword to use it as a People keyword.
In the people module I have 2052 images identified as my son. The keyword of my sons name has 2137 identified images.
I have found that I...
Is there a way to view a list of all keywords that are used in my library, in the Lightroom CC desktop app? I have expanded the keywords panel but it only displays the keywords that have been applied to the selected photo(s).
In addition to photography, I've got a larger than average collection of family photographs used for genealogy research that are in various stages of having Keywords added to them. I'd like to clarify what I think is true about Keywords and Synonyms if possible. Please feel free to confirm...
I have a catalog of about 45,000 photos and a fairly extensive keyword hierarchy. One keyword I have is "Oilwell". If I browse the keyword hierarchy I can see that I have 7 photos tagged with the keyword Oilwell. If I go to the library filter and go to the "Text" tab and enter the criteria Text...
How do I create a keyword on import that includes the import date and time?
I would like to automatically create a keyword for each import, so I can easily track each time I import photos from a card. I often import multiple cards or cards from different cameras, then want to go back to...
Hi. Is there a keyboard shortcut to auto advance to the next photo in the "film strip" at the bottom? I keyword all my photos after editing and after keywording one of them, I don't like having to move the mouse to click on the next photo I want to keyword. If there was a keyboard shortcut so I...
Need some help with strange behaviour in Keyword Filtering
I have worked with LR for about 5 years and I'm very happy with it. (former Aperture :D )
Since a few days I have trouble in filtering out some of my pictures based on a sett of Keywords. With the Smart Collection the same...
I've recently returned to Lightroom, having wasted so much time believing Media Pro / Capture One would be better - it isn't! However, it did allow me to sort out some of the organisational mess I'd previously created. But now I see a problem and hope someone can shed some light on this...
Operating System:Win 8 Home premium
Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 5.7.1
PROBLEM: Old video entries (in obsolete MOV format) have keywords associated with them. I want to import new versions of those videos ( transcoded to MP4 format) and attach the keywords to those new...
Do you think that Adobe will give serious arrention to revamping its handling of keywords anytime soon?
They have introduced a count of keywords in a tooltip hover over the keyword entry panel. It tells you how many keywords you have entered. Better than nothing, I suppose, but not by much...
Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):
I have a problem in understanding people keywording hierarchy. Lets say my people section looks like below;
#people (not exported)
P1 to P6 are assigned by tagging faces with face...
Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Win 10
sorry; another i may have asked here before
On1 is picking up ALL old unused, deleted from Lr keywords; even some I have not seen for years
Is there a way to safely remove keywords from the hard drive?
Operating System:Mac Os El Capitan
Lightroom Version: latest CC
Question or Description of Problem:
More of a philosophy question. How do you keyword people's names?
Initially I started with firstname_lastname but quickly realized that was not particularly useful when looking at the list of...
Operating System:Win 7 64 bit
Lightroom Version: CC
(Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number)
Question or Description of Problem: Cannot add to parent from child. If I drag a photo to a child keyword (Heron) it isn't added to the parent (Bird)
I have some keywords that will never be used again so I want to remove them from the keyword list however I want the keywords to remain with the photo.
Is there a way to do this or archive the keyword?
Very often I want to add metadata to an image that is personal like where I was and who I was with when I took a photo, or how I was feeling. But I also need a caption that is appropriate for stock use or for when the metadata is accidentally exported. Is there some way to do this, to have two...
A while back I added a keyword synonym DB19451216 to a person's name keyword in LR. I decided to remove it so I double clicked the person's name in the keyword list and removed the synonym. Then I re-published all my images to SmugMug. The synonym DB19451216 still appears in the SmugMug keyword...
When I first started using Lightroom I didn't have the option ticked to write meta data to a sidecar file, I subsequently lost a lot of editing and keywords when the catalogue corrupted and the back up wouldn't work, I now have several thousand images without keywords, obviously I can find these...