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Relink Missing Folders or Files in Lightroom

September 27, 2017 Blog, Lightroom
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Relink Missing Folders or Files in Lightroom 2017 began with my entire life in boxes and numerous hours spent in a car traveling to daily changing destinations. As a result I focused on creating a digital archive that would be immediately accessible on both my desktop and laptop. I determined using a cloud based system as a replacement for an external Hard Drive was the most effective manner to accomplish this. Unfortunately errors happen and I accidentally uploaded a fewRead More

Importing Photos from Computer or Hard Drive into Adobe Lightroom

September 26, 2017 Blog, Lightroom
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Importing Photos from Computer or Hard Drive into Adobe Lightroom Breaking old habits and building new ones is a struggle. You debate whether the outcome is worth the hassle of constant errors and frustration. For some, transitioning to Adobe Lightroom is one of these. Years of utilizing PhotoMechanic to caption, keyword, rename and rate perceived as a waste. Fortunately, this does not have to be the case. You can have your cake and eat it too. For this post, I’veRead More

Complete Guide to Importing Photos from Camera into Adobe Lightroom

September 6, 2017 Blog, Lightroom
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New to or struggling with Adobe Lightroom CC? Wondering how to import your camera’s photos into Adobe Lightroom? Well, you have come to the right place!

I’ve decided to start at the beginning; focusing on how to build a photo library with Adobe Lightroom CC.¬†Over the course of the next few blog posts, we will cover topics essential to developing a highly functioning archive. You may be asking yourself, “why does this matter?!” Consider this. The Obama White House Photo Office had an archive of approximately 4 million photos at the end of 8 years. Pete Souza created 2 million photos alone! By adhering to specified standards for filenaming, captioning, and tagging photos we were able to locate the needle in the haystack. Implementing a consistent workflow and utilizing Lightroom will save your future self time. Now, let’s start with a quick overview of Lightroom and then move on to how to import photos from your camera!