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If Your Lightroom Is Running Slow…It’s Probably One Of These 7 Reasons

Well, I guess it should read, “one or MORE of these seven reasons: 1) Your Lightroom Catalog (and preview files) are NOT on your computer (you’ve stored them on an external hard drive). It’s fine for photos to be stored on an … [Read more]

Making Use of the Copy Name Field with Virtual Copies

I received a question from someone wanting to know how to rename their virtual copies the other day, and thought it would make for a useful post to share with you all. The short answer is that you can’t rename your virtual copies because a … [Read more]

Writing XMP Files in Lightroom (why you shouldn’t and when you should)

This is a follow-up for reason #7 from my post on Monday called “If your Lightroom is running slow, it’s probably one of these seven reasons” (here’s the link in case you missed the other 6). #7 was about turning off having … [Read more]

Add a cheeky little rainbow with Photoshop

Happy Tuesday! For my post this week on Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider for #TravelTuesday I’ll share with you a little trick to create a rainbow in Adobe Photoshop. A real rainbow in a photo is a pretty cool thing to catch. Here’s … [Read more]

Guest Blog: Retoucher Pratik Naik of Solstice Retouch

Learning The Emotional Investment In Your Work For Greater Success I’ve never met a passionate creative who didn’t put a part of themselves in the shots they share with the world. It’s a fortunate curse we put on ourselves, the gift of being able to … [Read more]

New Class: Proven Techniques for Repeat Business

Proven Techniques for Repeat Business with Tracy Sweeney Ignite more enthusiasm in your photography business! Join Tracy Sweeney as she shares time tested and proven techniques to help you create a sustainable business with repeat clients. Tracy is … [Read more]

Tonight, Something Very Special is Happening to a Very Talented Photographer

British Photographer Ian Munro will have his own solo show tonight at “The Gallery at KelbyOne” Tonight, at a special wine & cheese reception we’ll be celebrating the photographic work of Ian Munro and you’re invited to be a part of the … [Read more]

How To Move Your Lightroom Photos To Another Drive

In this video, Terry White has the answer to something a lot of Lightroom user have been struggling with, and this method makes it so simple. In the first part of the video, he shows you the most common way people move their entire Lightroom image … [Read more]

How To Use The Awesome Color Range Masking (in 60-seconds or less)

Another awesome, and very quick tip, from longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde. If you’re not using the Adjustment Brush’s new Color Range Masking feature, this video will surely make you want to. Right? Right! It works amazingly … [Read more]

A Simple Tip to Ensure You Always Open the Right Catalog

Catalog related questions are the bread and butter of the Lightroom Help Desk, and one of the more common questions pertains to people not opening the correct catalog or not knowing where their catalog is located. A really simple way to ensure you … [Read more]

New Online Class: Learn Lightroom CC In One Hour

Hi, gang – just a heads up – I recorded a training class to get photographers who are interested in the new cloud-storage based “Lightroom CC” up and running fast. It’s called “learn Lightroom CC in One Hour” … [Read more]

Intermediate Level “Start to Finish” Lightroom Tutorial

Hey, gang — I’m trying something new today – an intermediate level start to finish tutorial that moves at a quick pace, and I don’t’ explain every little thing like I would normally do when I create tutorials any level user … [Read more]

Three Quick Bits Monday News Stuff (and a rocket launch!)

Howdy, folks – here’s what’s up: Check out this still image my buddy Erik Kuna (or “dcats” to Grid viewers) – took at last week’s NASA Atlas 5 Rocket launch from the Cape (one of three cameras he had set up), … [Read more]

One Layer Sunset Stunners!

Hello hello hello! Here I am again, right here on Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider, I’m Dave Williams and you’ll find me here every Tuesday – you lucky, lucky people! This week I’m coming at you hard and fast with a top … [Read more]

Guest Blog: Designer & Podcaster Dave Clayton

PODCASTS CHANGED MY WORKING LIFE Hello, it’s great to be back here on Scott’s blog and this time I’m talking about something different. So, this title, what am I on about and why? We’ve all grown accustomed to binge watching telly now on channels … [Read more]

New Class: Learn Lightroom CC In One Hour

Learn Lightroom CC In One Hour with Scott Kelby If you’ve been wanting to get up and running with the new desktop version of Lightroom CC, then your wait is over! Join Scott Kelby for a special one hour class designed to give you everything you need … [Read more]

Create a Set of Weather Icons in Adobe Photoshop

Hi there. This tutorial will teach you how to create a set of weather icons in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to use and combine basic tools to create vector shape icons and how to have a perfect alignment using the Snap to Grid feature. Next, … [Read more]

Lightroom Classic Users: What Happened to “Lightroom Mobile?”

I’ve been hearing this question while out on my seminar tour (I’m in Houston Texas today with the seminar), and I thought I’d address it here. The question I’m getting is… “I’m a Lightroom Classic user, and I … [Read more]

Do You Keep Exported Copies?

This question came up recently and it got me wondering how many people keep copies of their exported photos from Lightroom, and why? This is not something I do, and I don’t recommend it unless you have a good reason. The context for this … [Read more]

Fun Fact: Lightroom Mobile is Free for Everybody!

That’s right — anybody can use Lightroom Mobile (note: it’s no longer called Lightroom Mobile – this mobile app is now called ‘Lightroom CC’). So, your friends, family members, mild acquaintances, pets — they can all … [Read more]