2023 already! How do you update your copyright in Lightroom? Here's the simple steps. It's so easy to forget this as the year only changes - well, once a year! So, if you automatically add your dated copyright when importing photos, did you … Click to continue
How do I change metadata on multiple photos in Classic 11.0?
Can't change metadata on multiple photos in version 11? What's changed? There's been a change in the Metadata panel to improve performance, but it is tripping people up. At the top of the Metadata panel, just below the Preset pop-up, there's two new … Click to continue
The time on my camera was incorrect—how do I change the capture time?
We’ve all done it… Daylight Savings Time changes, or you go on vacation abroad, and you forget to change the time stamp on the camera. It’s not a problem though, as Lightroom makes it very simple to correct the capture time. We'll do this using … Click to continue
How do I copy metadata or edits between photos?
It's easy to end up with duplicate photos in your catalog that need cleaning up. These may be real files on the hard drive or virtual copies. Either way, some will have edits you don't want to lose. For example, you may have edited one copy of the … Click to continue
My rating workflow
In the previous post in the series, we discussed how to apply flags and star ratings to your photos, and how to filter them... but when you're faced with thousands of photos, where do you start? How do you decide which photos deserve which ratings... … Click to continue
How do I use flags and star ratings with Lightroom Classic to identify my favorite photos?
In the last post, we discussed using collections to group photos. You don't need to create additional collections for your best photos, because you can use flags/stars and filter them. Flags vs. Stars Lightroom offers multiple ways of … Click to continue
What do your Color Labels mean?
A few weeks ago we talked about Flags vs. Star Ratings, however Lightroom offers one marking tool that we didn't discuss - Color Labels. Color labels are text metadata represented by a color. There's a choice of 5 colors - red, yellow, green, blue … Click to continue
The Power of the Painter Tool
Hiding away in the Toolbar beneath Grid view is a little-known tool. Many people don't even know it exists, and those who do often forget it's there. It's called the Painter tool. Yes, that little spray can icon isn't just for decoration! The … Click to continue
Flags vs. Stars – which do you use?
You've had a great vacation, and having dumped the suitcases on the bedroom floor, you head straight for the computer to start uploading your photos. 100... 200... 300... 1000... how many photos did you take?!? Sound familiar? You can't possibly … Click to continue
Can I adjust the capture time by minutes or seconds instead of whole hours?
Joshua posted on the feature request forum earlier this week, asking for a new feature that could "adjust the time for [a group of photos] down to the minute and second instead of just the hour." The good news is Lightroom can already do that! The … Click to continue