In an earlier post, we briefly discussed using the Destination panel to choose where to select the location for your photos, highlighting the folder in white. We also said that Lightroom can automatically organize the photos into subfolders for you, … Click to continue
How do I use the Import dialog’s Destination panel to put the photos in per-shoot folders?
In the last post, we learned how to automatically place photos into dated folders, but if you need to find photos outside of Lightroom, you may want to store your photos in a year/shoot-named hierarchy instead. This still meets the best practice … Click to continue
Should I convert to DNG?
DNG is a well worn debate on many photography forums on the web, and there’s no right or wrong answer, but there are a few pros and cons to consider when weighing your personal decision. Pro - Long Term Storage The DNG format is openly and … Click to continue
Ready to move on from Aperture or iPhoto?
Adobe has just released their first Aperture/iPhoto to Lightroom Import tool. They're going to continue refining the plug-in and will include it in a future Lightroom update and it's now included in Lightroom 5.7 (updated 18 November 2014), but if … Click to continue
A DNG workflow
Since the Photoshop User magazine came out, I've had a number of emails asking about my own workflow for DNG files and backups, so let me run through it quickly. There is no right or wrong workflow - this is just what works well for me. I want … Click to continue
To DNG or Not to DNG? That is the question!
All you NAPP members out there, check the Lightroom section of your latest Photoshop User magazine (March 2009) for MY article on DNG! For those of you who aren't NAPP members, you'll want to sign up now!!! In the meantime, here's the main bullets … Click to continue