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  1. H

    Managing Apple Photos + Lightroom Mobile

    Greetings. I am wondering how people manage both the Apple Photos library and the Lightroom Mobile library on the iPhone. I have Lightroom set to automatically import from Apple Photos, but it leaves a copy in Photos so I have redundant copies. I don’t see a way to make it delete from the...
  2. J

    How can I include iCloud photos in library without duplicating them?

    Hi, I am using LR Classic on a PC, and I have a folder in Pictures that syncs with iCloud. I would like to include those photos in my LR catalogue. However, I don't see a way of using auto-import without copying the photos into a separate folder. How can I include them in the catalog and keep...
  3. S

    sharpness in different modules.

    Hi. Can somebody explain why in the library module the photos look pin sharp and when i go into the develop module the sharpness just disappears and the image looks as if it hasn't been sharpened even though it has and nothing has changed. Swap back and it looks perfect again. This is after...
  4. B

    Develop module Rendering difference between Library and Develop module

    Hey all, I've noticed a significant difference in the the rendering of an LR-stitched panorama between the develop and library modules. I'm relatively new to LR, but this is the first time I've observed such a disparity. As seen in the attached screenshots; the Library module rendering looks a...
  5. lbeck

    Identify photos in folders but NOT in Lr?

    I'm doing some housekeeping and wanting to trim fat from my Lr catalog prior to saving it to a separate, external HDD. My extensive catalog has many files peppered throughout 5-6 folders. Only about half of the total files in my folders are being used by Lr. Is there a way to easily identify...
  6. Martin van Gog

    Library module Reset target of set of smart collections.

    Hi outthere, In the library module I have a set of smart collections, based on ISO values. During the construction of the set I had selected 'All photographs' as a target folder. The filtering worked fine. But now I want to make another folder as a 'target' of the set. I can not do that. Does...
  7. S

    Printing issue in classic with mac os Mojave

    When in the Print Module, no image appears in the Present image on the top left. If I then press Print, my canon ip 8720 just sends an unprinted page through. I have read to delete the classic preference file and I am unable to even find the pref file.
  8. 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...
  9. John Heuer

    Multiple Libraries

    Operating System: OSX Mavericks Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): CC Looking for suggestions as to how those of you with larger libraries manage them. I have a MacBook Pro with a 500GB SSD that is getting full, and my performance is crawling. My thought is two create two...
  10. W

    Cannot import to imagfes stored on an NAs

    Operating System:Windows 10 Lightroom Version: : CC 2015.12 [ 1125239 ] (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: I have my images stored on an QNAP NAS - 4 x 4TB drives in Raid 5 configuration. The catalog is stored...
  11. jlorenzo

    Library Module vs Develop Module

    A friend of mine asked me a good question and that is why does his Library module look so much different from his Develop module. I had a look at his modules and the difference was at least 1-1.5 stops Library being darker than develop. I made sure he was using the correct color space for the...
  12. GingeraMan

    Single or Multiple Catalogues?

    Hi.... a year in to this wonderful hobby and I have amassed several thousand images, even after significant curation. So I'm wondering - do others use multiple catalogues to help manage their libraries? E.g. one for personal / home, one for other work or events, one for say outdoors / landscape...
  13. W

    Transitioning LR library from mac to windows

    I'm in the transition from Mac to Windows and have a quick question about making the transition seamlessly First some quick background: - My files are stored on an external drive (same location/structure as when managing my library on Mac) - I copied my LR library file from the Mac to the PC...
  14. lbeck

    Need to optimize messed up library

    Bottom line - is there a way to filter a smart collection for the missing files marker? I've known for some time that my library is fraught with too many duplicates. I didn't know how many until I ran duplicate finder plugin and find that I have about 20K dups! This is the result of importing...