Lightroom

Tips & Tricks

Lightroom Classic’s New Ability to Use Embedded Previews

One of the new features in Lightroom Classic is that you can use the embedded previews more effectively to speed up importing and culling.

How to Delete Rejected Photos in Lightroom

Here’s how to quickly delete rejected photos in Lightroom to help speed up the culling part of the workflow.

How to Filter Virtual Copies or Master Files

Lightroom has a quick way to separate out the virtual copies from the master versions. Here’s how to do it in the Library module.

The Ins and Outs of Zooming in Lightroom

Lightroom’s basic zooming in on a photo is simple and intuitive, but there are ways to get even more control over how it works to better suit your preferences and workflow.

Lightroom Tips: The New and Improved Clarity Tool

Lightroom’s Clarity tool in the Develop module helps bring out the detail in photos and now works much better than in earlier versions of Lightroom.

Using the Loupe Overlay Guides to Align a Spot or Vertical or Horizontal Lines

Lightroom’s Guides loupe overlay is a simple yet flexible tool for aligning either a specific spot in the frame or aligning horizontal or vertical lines. It’s one of a few different overlay tools available in Lightroom.

How to Filter Photos by Stack Position

Lightroom doesn’t have a built-in way (yet) to filter only the top images of a stack or any other stack position. But the Any Filter plugin adds that functionality.

How to Import from Multiple Memory Cards at Once into Lightroom

If you have a memory card reader that supports it, it is possible to import photos and videos from multiple memory cards at once in Lightroom. Here’s how.

How to Generate Captions Automatically in Lightroom

Lightroom itself doesn’t have the ability to use tokens to automatically generate captions, but here’s a plugin that can do a lot of heavy lifting for you.

Turning Off the Lights

The ability to dim the lights in Lightroom is a handy little tool for distraction-free viewing, sorting, and editing of your photos.

How to Speed Up Importing Photos Into Lightroom

Importing images into Lightroom can sometimes seem to take forever. Here are some ways to streamline the process and save time.

How to Export Square Photos from Lightroom

Here’s a method for exporting square photos from Lightroom without having to create virtual copies or use the crop tool.

How to Use Lightroom’s Crop Overlays to Help with Composition

If you want more control or precision in your cropping than just eyeballing it, Lightroom has some built-in tools to help. Guides include Golden Thirds, Golden Spirals, or Aspect Ratios.

How to Install and Use Luminar as a Lightroom Plugin

Luminar 4 is designed as a standalone app, but you can also use it alongside Lightroom. Here’s how to install and use Luminar as a plugin in Lightroom Classic CC.

How to Select Multiple Photos in Lightroom

A guide to selecting multiple photos in Lightroom. These methods apply to all of the various modules, including the Library and Develop modules.

How to Resize Photos in Lightroom Classic

Having trouble finding the resize button in Lightroom Classic? There isn’t one. Here’s a simple guide to what you do instead.

How to Upload Photos Directly From Lightroom to Wordpress

The image uploader baked into Wordpress is pretty good. But if you’re using Lightroom there’s an even better option.

Lightroom Chromatic Aberration

How to Fix Chromatic Aberration in Lightroom

Chromatic aberration like purple fringe is something you don’t want in your photos. Here’s how to remove it in Lightroom.