Lightroom 5

How to Change the Thumbnail Image for a Video in Lightroom

Changing the thumbnail image used for videos in Lightroom can be a handy way to provide a more useful visual… Read More

February 19, 2019

How to Trim Videos in Lightroom

Lightroom doesn't have much in the way of editing tools when working with video files, but it does have the… Read More

August 23, 2018

How to Customize the Color Labels in Lightroom

Color labels are one of several useful workflow tools in Lightroom. And if you want to customize what text label… Read More

August 23, 2018

How to Switch between Landscape and Portrait Orientations When Cropping Images

Lightroom has a super quick way to switch between landscape and portrait orientations with the crop tool. Here's how to… Read More

August 20, 2018

How to Convert the GPS Coordinates in Lightroom’s Map Module to Decimal Format

Lightroom's map module uses GPS coordinates in the degrees, minutes, and seconds format. If you need them in decimal degree… Read More

August 3, 2018

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… Read More

August 23, 2018

How to Enable the Publish Services Panel If It’s Hidden

Here's how to enable the Publish Services, Catalog, Folders, or Collections panels in the Library module if they're not visible. Read More

April 19, 2018

Can Lightroom Find Duplicates?

By itself, Lightroom can't find duplicate photos. But here are a couple of plugins available that can add that functionality. Read More

August 23, 2018

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. Read More

January 16, 2018

How to Install and Use Luminar 2018 as a Lightroom Plugin

Luminar 2018 is designed as a standalone app, but you can also use it alongside Lightroom. Here's how to install… Read More

December 28, 2017

How to Use Lightroom’s White Balance Sliders

Lightroom's white balance tools help reduce color casts. They can be used to neutralized any casts or break the rules… Read More

November 16, 2017

How to Convert RAW Files to JPG in Lightroom

Trying to figure out how to convert RAW files to JPG in Lightroom? Here's how to do it. Read More

May 17, 2018

How to Make Image Stack Icons Visible Again

If you can't see the stack icons on the thumbnails in the grid view, here's how to make sure that… Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Change a Stack’s Cover Thumbnail

Here's how to change the image that's used as the cover image for an image stack. Read More

November 9, 2017

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… Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

There are several different ways to post to Instagram from a desktop or laptop. Here's an option for posting to… Read More

August 21, 2019

Using JPEGmini Pro to Make Files Smaller when Exporting from Lightroom

JPEGmini Pro offers a way to make filesizes impressively smaller when you export JPGs from Lightroom or use with a… Read More

May 17, 2018

How to Export Photos While Maintaining Folder Structure

If you're looking to export multiple images organized into folders while preserving the folder structure, there's a plugin that can… Read More

May 17, 2018

Revealing Clipped Highlights and Shadows

Lightroom has a very useful feature that shows you precisely the parts of an image where highlights or shadows are… Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Make a Contact Sheet in Lightroom

Contact sheets are a throwback to film days, but they still have their uses. Here's a guide on how to… Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Correct Lens Vignetting in Lightroom

Vignetting is a common issue with many lenses, especially at wide apertures. Lightroom has two methods to tackle correcting or… Read More

May 17, 2018

How to Install Lightroom Presets

There are two methods to installing Lightroom develop presets. One is better suited to bundles of multiple presets, while the… Read More

November 9, 2017

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… Read More

November 9, 2017

Adding a Grid Overlay to the Loupe View

The grid loupe overlay is pretty self-explanatory and simple to use, but you do have some control over its appearance. Read More

November 9, 2017

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… Read More

November 9, 2017

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… Read More

August 23, 2018

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… Read More

November 9, 2017

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… Read More

November 9, 2017

Correcting GoPro Lens Distortion in Photos Using Lens Correction Profiles

GoPros have a distinctive fisheye look to its photos and videos by default. But it that's not what you want… Read More

August 23, 2018

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… Read More

May 17, 2018

How to Import from Multiple Memory Cards at Once

If you have a memory card reader that supports it, it is possible to import photos and videos from multiple… Read More

May 17, 2018

How to Rotate Photos in Lightroom

A step-by-step guide to rotating photos in Lightroom, including 90-degree rotation, auto straighten, precise straighten, and rotating multiple photos. Read More

November 9, 2017

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. Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Export Photos from Lightroom to Flickr

Flickr is one of the most popular ways to share photos online. Here's how to get your photos from Lightroom… Read More

November 9, 2017

Using 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… Read More

November 9, 2017

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.… Read More

November 9, 2017

How to Resize Photos in Lightroom

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

November 9, 2017