Lightroom

Tips & Tricks

Quality Settings When Exporting JPGs from Lightroom

The Lightroom export function allows you fine tune the quality of the resulting JPEGs in increments of single percentage points. But it turns out that the quality settings actually work in bands.

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.

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.

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 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.

Lightroom Oversize Images

What’s the Largest Image Size You Can Import Into Lightroom?

You can import very large images into Lightroom, but there are limits.

How to Auto Stack Images by the Interval Between Capture Time

Lightroom has a built-in feature to automatically stack images by the time interval between their capture time. In the right workflow it can save a lot fo time and tedium.

Screenshot illustration of Lightroom Classic How to Filter by Camera Serial Number

How to Select Images Shot with the Exact Same Camera in Lightroom Classic

Here’s how to filter all the images taken with a specific camera in Lightroom Classic.

How to Emulate Instagram’s Filters in Lightroom

If you’re trying to get that Instagram filter look in Lightroom, here’s a set of premium Lightroom develop presets that mimic Instagram’s filters.

How to Find the Original Image File on Your Hard Drive

Sometimes you just need to find the original file on your hard drive. Lightroom has a simple built-in function for that.

Lightroom Filter by Aspect Ratio

How to Filter by Image Orientation of Landscape, Portrait, or Square

If you need to filter out just the portrait (vertical), landscape (horizontal), or square images, you can use the Aspect Ratio filter criteria.

Uploading Photos to Wordpress with a Lightroom Publish Service

Publishing photos directly from Lightroom to Wordpress has some very useful benefits. Now there’s a plugin to make it happen.

How to Change the Thumbnail Image for a Video in Lightroom

Changing the thumbnail image, or poster frame, used for videos in Lightroom can be a handy way to provide a more useful visual reference point when you’re trying to find the video you’re after. Here’s how to do it.

How to Make a Contact Sheet in Lightroom Classic

Contact sheets are a throwback to film days, but they still have their uses. Here’s a guide on how to make a contact sheet in Lightroom.

How to Flip an Image Horizontally or Vertically

Flipping an image horizontally or vertically to create a mirror image isn’t hard, but the functions might not be where you first look.

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 Save a Single Frame from a Video as a JPG Using Lightroom

If you’re looking to extract a single frame from a video and save it as a JPG, here’s how to do it in Lightroom.

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.