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  • It's Lightroom update time again! New cameras (including the Canon R5/R6), lens profiles and bug fixes, and the ability to disable built-in lens corrections for specific new cameras. Here's the usual list


  1. Steve Birch

    Sync Should this plan work (at least in theory)?

    Hi, There are features that I'd like to use in both Lr and LrC, and I've been trying to get set up with a way of working. I've tried several approaches, and I'm hitting problems, but before I go much further, I'd like to get some advice or feedback on what I'm trying to achieve. My equipment...
  2. Photocitizen

    Sync I've Given Up On Sync

    Syncing from Lightroom Classic to the cloud/web/ecosystem, or whatever you want to call it, just doesn't work reliably. I was able to sync over 37,000 images without a problem. Then, as I added another group of images to my sync folder, Lightroom did as it always does: it got stuck syncing a few...
  3. Laura Smith

    Forever syncing 3 photos

    Yesterday it got stuck showing "syncing 2 photos" and now it's gone up to 3. But if I filter by sync status I don't have any photos showing as syncing. Classic shows up as fully synced. It doesn't block anything else from syncing - it goes up to the number of photos I change + 3, syncs them...
  4. Laura Smith

    Negative filters/searches: showing "not Synced and Backed Up"

    I'm trying to display all the photos that don't have full size originals in the cloud (originated from Classic), so I can reimport them in Lr Cloud. The "Synced and Backed Up" filter shows "(676 filtered)" so I want to invert the filter to show which photos aren't fully synced. There's no...
  5. 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...
  6. Jonathan Clulow

    Exporting to Photoshop from collection (Not syncing back)

    Hi, I've been exporting my images from collections in Lightroom Classic and once the edit is finished it used to re-appear back in Lightroom next to the raw it was exported from. For some reason this has stopped working? It is saving in the same folder as the raw as you can see it when you...
  7. H

    Lightroom Catalog on thumb drive

    I would like to use my Lightroom Classic on my desktop and laptop (to edit and add keywords, etc.). If I put the catalog on a thumb drive and my photos are on Onedrive, will that work? If I add photos to the desktop LR, will the laptop version be aware or will it get everything out of sync? Any...
  8. oliver42

    Synced photos show up twice !

    I use LR classic on my desktop and LR mobile on my iPhone and LR mobile on my iPad. If I take a picture with my iPhone, after a while it shows up on my LR classic catalog. Great ! However, shortly after it appears again. So all pictures appear twice in LR classic, in LR mobile on my iPhone and...
  9. A

    Issues with orphaned photos when syncing from Lightroom classic

    Hi, I need your help. Probably I'm doing something wrong, but can't figure it out. I'm syncing selected collections with the Lightroom cloud (from Lightroom classic) to edit them on my iPad. Works fine so far. When I remove a collection from the sync it disappears on the iPad and in the...
  10. prbimages

    All Synced Photos - Sync Issues

    I am seeing "Sync Issues" in LR Web, and discrepancies between the "All Synced Photographs" and "Deleted" numbers on LR Classic and the values shown on LR Web, LR Cloudy, and LR Mobile (Android). Specifically: LR Web: All Photos: 4838 Sync Issues: 3 Deleted: 29 LR Cloudy Desktop and LR...
  11. A

    catalog showing too many photos

    hi all. I recently moved my library to a new Mac recently and it got pretty messy, pretty quick. I have about 10k photos on my hard drive, synced to CC. But now 'All photographs' and my hard drive is showing 30k. I know for a fact there are only 10k images on there so how can I get this back in...
  12. Jonathan Clulow

    Can you use Classic & CC side by side..

    Well I'm in the unfortunate senario after building a new library first in CC (Cloudy). Having sync'd back to Classic (An Abyss of loose collections). I need to rebuild the folder/Collection Set structure in Classic to mimic that in CC (Cloudy). However its just occurred to me that seeing as I...
  13. andrew.j.crouch

    New release hopefully sync problems are solved?

    Hi all, Just about to update to the new released update and hopefully it will solve the syncing problem that plagued the last update. I will report back when I've updated. Cheers, Andy
  14. M

    Endless Sync Pending - how can i fix this?

    Hi, my Lightroom CC (Cloud) shows an endless Sync pending (Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6). Any idea how to solve this problem?
  15. M

    Impossible to upload directly into Classic?

    Probably missing something really obvious, but my understanding is the only way to get photos out of LR on iPhone into LR Classic on MacBook is via the cloud. That's fine with good connections, but when travelling that's not always the case. Instead of the endless tussle of trying to get a...
  16. R

    Sync Lightroom Classic and CC Sync Problems - Duplicate Files & Misorganisation

    Hi Guys I think I've truly stuffed up on this one! This is a Lightroom Classic post, although I'll be mentioning Lightroom CC a lot at the start. Background I am a long-time Lightroom Classic user. I've got a "Master Catalogue" of over 50,000 photos. These photos are sorted into a folder...
  17. J

    Incredible confusion with Lightroom's new names and web services

    I wanted to get sync'd with the "Lightroom" app on my phone and found a YouTube video showing how to do it: Great video but Adobe's new release of Lightroom Classic really made things confusing. You'd need to watch that video to see how confusing Adobe could make things in the space of a few...
  18. andrew.j.crouch

    Classic 8.4 not syncing completely sticking at 31, a bug?

    Hi all, I've noticed quite a few threads about the syncing with the cloud being broken and not completely uploading since upgrading. I've been on the Adobe forum and haven't had a lot of help with the usual methods being advise on, which don't work by the way! I am stuck on 31 files with it...
  19. H

    Trying to Save Metadata (xmp), hanging on video files

    I'm trying to Save Metadata on a large number of folders and files. (My entire catalog is 130,000 images, spread over 20+ years, by month/day folders. It's a lot of folders.) Problem is, if any one of these folders contains a video file (it seems), the process hangs. There appears to be no way...
  20. MarcRJacobs

    New Classic Install Downloads From CC Don't Sync Completely

    Hi; I have 59,871 images in the Adobe Cloud that were all uploaded into Lightroom CC (just Lightroom now). I just did a clean install of Lightroom Classic and turned on syncing to bring down the images into my local LR. All worked great, except my "All Photographs" says 59871 and "All Synced...
  21. David Gordon

    Auto upload from iOS Photos to Adobe Cloud has stopped working :(

    I had this working. I take a picture on my iPhone and open Lightroom CC which seems to initiate the transfer from Photos to my Lightroom Cloud. Then I see the pictures on my Mac in Lightroom Classic CC. Now although everything is in sync, new photos are not coming into the iOS Lightroom CC app...
  22. A

    How to redo catalog migration? (Completed but 0 photos migrated)

    I migrated my CC Classic Catalog after freeing enough OS_Install drive space (big complaint about having to be specifically there) and stored photos separately etc None of the photos migrated/imported upon completion. Now it says the Catalog is already migrated, how do I reset it to do it...
  23. H

    iOS live photos to Lightroom classic via Lightroom CC on iOS

    Hi, i have recently got an iPhone that supports live photos and am trying to find the easiest way to get them onto my desktop machine running lightroom classic. It appears that Lightroom CC on iOS only imports the photo element of the live photo, I have tested with "high efficiency" and "most...
  24. nkawoods

    Lightroom Classic Shows 36 Photos Syncing; Preferences Shows Nothing to Sync

    Lightroom Classic on my MacBook is suddenly perpetually showing that I have 36 images to sync. It doesn’t move off that number. When I go into LR preferences and check for mobile sync activity - it shows nothing to sync. Has anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions for how to fix? I...
  25. Paul_DS256

    Force Rating to Image File

    I want to start backing up my pictures to a cloud account I have but I only want to save those images that I rated. I know that the rating is stored in the XMP and will be saved if I export the picture but I was wondering if there is any method to write the assigned LR rating to the rating on...