Whether you’re trying to weed out your Lightroom catalog by removing duplicates or just trying to make sure you’re working on the right version of an image, it can be useful to be able to find duplicates. Especially as your Lightroom catalog grows to tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of images.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to add copyright information automatically to your photos in Lightroom Classic. Embedding copyright information in your photos’ IPTC metadata isn’t a magic solution to prevent image theft, but there are still good reasons to do it.
Lightroom has an option to enable automatically opening the import photos screen when you insert a memory card. It’s a minor tweak that can make the process of downloading photos from a shoot just that little bit smoother. Here’s how to enable it.
In Lightroom Classic, it’s possible to filter not just by camera model, but also by specific camera serial number. That means you can find all the shots taken with a specific camera body.
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.
Being able to select multiple photos at once is a core task when using Lightroom Classic. And it’s useful in all sorts of ways. Here are several ways to do it.
One of the new features in Lightroom Classic is that you can use the embedded previews more effectively to speed up importing and culling.
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.