Posts tagged "Export"

July 20, 2015

Lightroom CC – Publish a Slideshow

In this video, you’ll discover how easy it is to create dynamic slideshows in Lightroom CC.

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July 9, 2015

Quick Tip – Create a Custom Watermark in Lightroom

In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to create and apply custom watermarks to images.

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July 8, 2015

Lightroom CC – Exporting Images

Learn how to quickly export large volumes of images in Lightroom.

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April 20, 2015

Exporting Images from Lightroom

In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates the advantage of setting up presets in Lightroom to simultaneously export images to multiple file types, sizes, compression settings etc. You might find even find this method more powerful than Photoshop’s Image Processor!

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February 13, 2015

How and When to Rename Files in Lightroom

Since this is such a common question, I thought I would repost this tutorial. In this episode of The Complete Picture, I suggest several file naming conventions to use when creating templates for import, batch renaming, exporting, and editing in Photoshop, and I offer guidance on how and when to rename your files.

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November 18, 2013

Minimizing Derivative Files Exported from Lightroom

One of the benefits of capturing Raw files and processing them in Lightroom is that I can easily create derivatives of those files as needed. For example, if I need to send some files to a publication as PSD files or if I want to post some of the images to my blog as JPEG files, I can quickly batch export the images from Lightroom. As soon as those files have been received (or posted or whatever), I can then throw away the exported derivatives because I have the original raw files to return to and can therefore quickly export any additional copies of the files at any time. Of course this workflow might not work for everyone, but I find it convenient that  I no longer need to keep track of as many derivative files. One word of caution, however: if you export a number of files and then do additional work (retouch the files in Photoshop, for example) I would keep those retouched files (as well as the original RAW files) – but I would still delete any derivatives created from the retouched files.

And while we’re on the subject, I would strongly encourage photographers to keep their original raw files – because you never know when you might need those high quality originals. Plus, I have found that I have been able to significantly improve the quality of my older images as the technology  improves (which is exactly what happened to me with my window seat images – refining them with Lightroom’s improved processing is enabling me to pull out more detail with less noise than I was able to 10 years ago).

Of course there are photographers who are going to disagree with me, and for their workflow, they may be absolutely correct – they may never need to return to the images that they are making today,  so there might not be a need to keep them. It depends on the type of work that you do.

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October 30, 2013

Exporting Files from Lightroom while Retaining the Folder Structure

When submitting my images to the copyright office, I wanted to quickly export each of my photographs as a JPEG and have those exported files retain their folder structure. I ran across this “Folder Publisher“ plug-in by Jeffrey Friedl and it worked like a charm.

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August 8, 2013

Video Tutorial – Exporting Images in Lightroom 5

In this video tutorial (Exporting Images in Lightroom 5),  you’ll master the Export options in Lightroom to quickly automate the creation of multiple files for a variety of different output scenarios.

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August 7, 2013

Export Photoshop Files from Lightroom

When exporting layered Photoshop documents from Lightroom (using the Export dialog), selecting PSD as the Image Format (in the File Settings section) will export a new, flattened PSD file. To export a layered PSD file from Lightroom and have Lightroom retain the layers, choose Original for the Image Format (in the File Settings area).

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November 29, 2012

Video Tutorial – Exporting Images from Lightroom 4

In this episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates the advantage of setting up presets in Lightroom to simultaneously export images to multiple file types, sizes, compression settings etc. You might find even find this method more powerful than Photoshop’s Image Processor!

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January 27, 2012

Lightroom 4 Beta – Enhancements to the Export Options

• When exporting files, in the Metadata section, you can choose to Remove Location Information. Note:  this option is only available when choosing either “All” or “All Except Camera and Camera Raw Information”  as it doesn’t make sense with the other options.

• It is now possible to export images directly to Adobe Revel to be used on your mobile phone or tablet device. Use the “Export To” pull-down menu at the top of the Export dialog.

• Export to DVD is now available on 64-bit Windows machines.

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October 20, 2011

LR3 – Web Module Shortcuts

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + R will Reload web gallery.

•  Command + Option (Mac) / Control + Alt (Win) + P will Preview in browser.

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + J will Export the Web Gallery.

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October 13, 2011

LR3 – Private (or Non-Exporting) Keywords

In Lightroom you can mark a keyword so that it doesn’t export by double clicking on the keyword in the Keyword panel and unchecking Include on Export. This may come in handy when using hierarchical keywords. For example, you might have France, Germany and Italy all under the parent keyword “Countries” to make them easy to find. However you don’t necessarily want the “Countries” keyword to be exported.

At this point some of you might be thinking of adding a  “nickname” for your client – perhaps something that you wouldn’t want them to see. If you want my advice – don’t do it. Seriously, accidents happen.

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October 5, 2011

Video Tutorial – Opening Files from Lightroom into Photoshop – FAQ

In this episode of the Complete Picture, I hope to help you avoid unwanted or puzzling results by answering the three most frequently asked questions around opening and round-tripping files from Lightroom to Photoshop.

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September 30, 2011

LR3 – More Slideshow Shortcuts

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + Shift + H show/hides guides.

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + J exports a PDF Slideshow.

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + Shift + J exports a sequence of JPEG files.

•  Command + Option (Mac) / Control + Alt (Win) +  J exports a Video Slideshow.

Note: Holding down the Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) also toggles the Export PDF button (in the lower left) to Export JPEG.

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