Changing the thumbnail image 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.
Lightroom's Library Module
Tips and tricks, how-to guides, and plugin reviews related to using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom's Library Module.
Lightroom doesn't have much in the way of editing tools when working with video files, but it does have the ability to trim the beginning or end of video clips.
Color labels are one of several useful workflow tools in Lightroom. And if you want to customize what text label is paired with which color, you can. Here's how.
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.
Here's how to enable the Publish Services, Catalog, Folders, or Collections panels in the Library module if they're not visible.
By itself, Lightroom can't find duplicate photos. But here are a couple of plugins available that can add that functionality.
Here's how to quickly delete rejected photos in Lightroom to help speed up the culling part of the workflow.
A guide to selecting multiple photos in Lightroom.
If you can't see the stack icons on the thumbnails in the grid view, here's how to make sure that the option to display them is turned on.
Here's how to change the image that's used as the cover image for an image stack.
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 ability to dim the lights in Lightroom is a handy little tool for distraction-free viewing, sorting, and editing of your photos.
The grid loupe overlay is pretty self-explanatory and simple to use, but you do have some control over its appearance.
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.
There are a few different ways to add visual guides over photos in Lightroom. The Layout Image Loupe Overlay is a handy tool to find images that work with specific design requirements.
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 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.
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.
Sometimes you just need to find the original file on your hard drive. Lightroom has a simple built-in function for that.
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 offers a quick, easy, and powerful way to batch rename files, whether you're trying to do half a dozen for a client or tens of thousands at once. Here's a guide on how to do it.
If you're using Lightroom on different computers, you might want to change the size of the thumbnails in Lightroom's user interface. Here's how to do it.
Whether you need to back up, move, or just change the name of a Lightroom catalog, here's a step-by-step guide.
If you need to send photos to a specific number of megapixels (for example for stock photography agencies), here's how to do it in Lightroom.