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Track number of prints on a session (or from a gallery)

webesco

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Hello, I'm new the the forum. Thank you.

I have an upcoming photo gig and need to know if there is a way to track the number of prints I complete on that specific job. I will use 1 gallery for this shoot. I just want to be able to say at the end of the job I printed X amount of photos so I am billing the client properly. Can LR provide that information so we do not have to track the prints in our head.

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Hi webesco, welcome to the forum! Sorry for the delay in replying.

There may be a plug-in that can do that, but I haven't come across one.

LR does record the print in the History panel of each photo, but there's not an easy way to access the counts.

On this occasion, a pen and piece of paper might be the simplest solution!
 
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I have asked for plugin access to this History data, but currently you can only accomplish this by hacking into the SQL, which isn't Adobe's approved way of extracting data. So pen and paper, or do something like add each printed photo to a keyword (eg 15cm x 15cm fine art paper) after printing it. You can then filter using the job identifier field and the keywords.
 
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I do event photography and years ago before I started using specialist software I used a utility (system level) that logged printer activity. I can't remember what it was called, just did a google and found this one (windows) http://www.papercut.com/products/free_software/print_logger/ , I don't have any experience of this one and if you search I'm sure you'll find more.
 
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