Lightroom uses numerous kinds of previews and caches for different purposes. Having a basic idea of their usage can help you pick the right ones for your needs. The main ones you need to know about are rendered previews and smart previews. To fully … Click to continue
Why do photos in Lightroom have a yellow tint when they look fine elsewhere?
Strange colored previews that don’t match the exported photos in color managed programs are usually caused by a corrupted monitor profile. Lightroom uses the profile differently to other programs (perceptual rendering rather than relative … Click to continue
Lightroom says my preview cache is corrupted—how do I fix it?
There are a few clues that your preview cache may be corrupted. The most obvious is Lightroom showing an error message telling you that it’s corrupted ("Lightroom encountered an error when reading its preview cache and needs to quit."), or that it … Click to continue
I accidentally deleted my photos from my hard drive and I don’t have backups! Can I create JPEGs from Lightroom’s previews?
If you’ve deleted your original files, you don’t have backups, and they’re not in the Recycle Bin (Windows) / Trash (Mac), the next thing to check is whether the photos are still on the memory card. If you haven’t reshot the entire card, it may be … Click to continue
What is the difference between Minimal previews, Standard previews and 1:1 previews?
Extract from Adobe Lightroom 2 - The Missing FAQ There are a number of options to choose from when importing your photos, and which you choose will depend on your own browsing habits. Minimal shows the thumbnail preview embedded in the … Click to continue