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Lightroom Classic Preferences & Catalog Settings

2020-03-26T05:54:13+00:00February 28th, 2020|Adobe Lightroom Classic, How To's|

Best Practice Settings for Lightroom Classic — Part I

Lightroom Classic Preference Settings

I was configuring the Preferences and Catalog Settings for a new Lightroom Classic catalog the other week and I realized that there isn’t a lot of good information about which settings are the most important to pay attention to. So, I conferred with D.A. Wagner and we came up with a list of the most important settings that need attention for running Lightroom Classic.

Lightroom Classic has a

Should You Back Up Your Lightroom Catalog?

2020-03-30T16:17:05+00:00February 6th, 2020|Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Lightroom Classic|

Best practices for finally taking care of that annoying pop up!

Ever find yourself in this situation?
You go to quit Lightroom and this pops up … Do you want to back up your catalog?

Lightroom Back Up Catalog popup dialog
Do I want to back up my Lightroom Catalog? Um, yeah … I think so???

Let’s demystify what that pop up message really means and understand the best practice to back up your Lightroom catalog.

First, this blog post

Welcome to the New Lightroom Guy Website!

2020-05-28T17:02:04+00:00November 29th, 2019|News|

New Lightroom Guy Website:
Same Great Content + More!

It has been a long road, but we finally have our new Lightroom Guy website up and running! As many of our regular readers know, we offer a number of professional services relating to digital photography, computers, software and travel. As our tagline indicates, we offer “Expert Support for Digital Photography.”

While our old website was great for putting our blog posts forward, it wasn’t always clear that we operate as a professional services company. Indeed, our website is our primary source for

What you NEED to Know About Color Space …

2020-05-28T17:05:00+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Color Management|

Thankfully the answer is: very little!

Color Space gamut map
Gamut map of various color spaces

Just the other week, a client bought a new camera and came to us with a question about color space. They had read a few articles on the internet about the difference between ProPhoto, AdobeRGB and sRGB. Thinking more was better, they set their camera for ProPhoto. But, got confused when it came to changing settings on their computer.

This simple answer is, if

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