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Speed Up Photo Viewing in Lightroom with 1:1 Previews

Ask any photographer their least-favorite thing about Adobe Lightroom, and they will most likely tell you it’s the application’s speed. There are a few tricks to help optimize the responsiveness of Lightroom, and this minute-long Lightroom coffee break video focuses on generating 1:1 previews.

Affinity May Be Building a Lightroom Competitor

Back in 2015, we saw the launch of Affinity Photo, a sleek, lightweight, and powerful alternative to Adobe Photoshop for doing professional edits on photos. Originally released for Mac, it launched for Windows at the end of 2016. Now it seems like there's more big news on the horizon: a possible Lightroom competitor.

This Website Reveals How JPEG Photos Were Edited in Lightroom

As photographers, we’re always interested in how other people edit their photos to achieve a certain look. Pixel Peeper is a new website that can take a JPEG and tell you exactly how it was edited in Lightroom, along with the camera model, lens, and settings -- as long as that info is found in the file's EXIF data.

7 Tips for Making Lightroom Run Faster

Not happy with Lightroom's sluggish performance on your computer? Here's a helpful 15-minute video in which photographer and instructor Anthony Morganti shares a number of helpful tips for optimizing your Lightroom's performance.

Quick Tip: How to Handle Difficult to Remove Spots in Lightroom

Longtime Adobe Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde shares a very useful little tip in this 60 second episode of Lightroom Coffee Break. If you've ever run across a difficult-to-clone spot in Lightroom, Warde shows you how to use a setting that will definitely help.

The ‘Scientific’ Way to Nail Your White Balance in Lightroom

Lifestyle photographer Scotty Turner shared his ‘super scientific’ white balance method on YouTube this morning, and it is spot on. Instead of getting technical about it, he does what we’ve all done at one point or another: he jostles the slider like a maniac to ‘reset’ his eyes.

Lightroom Basics: How to Edit a Milky Way Photo

This short Lightroom tutorial will show you how to turn a simple RAW photo of the Milky Way into the kind of bright, vibrant Milky Way shot you're probably used to seeing online—complete with out-of-this-world colors.

Excire Search for Lightroom Helps You Find Photos with AI

Excire Search for Lightroom is a new Lightroom plugin that lets you search for photos using powerful image recognition technology. Want to find a photo of your family on a beach? Just type in "beach," and the software will search for photos based on the content.

Free Collection of Custom Lightroom Presets from a Fuji Ambassador

Fujifilm ambassador (and author of this rather controversial article) Samuel Zeller is lending a helping hand to all the Fuji users out there. In a bid to help fellow photographers get the most out of their photos, he's giving away a whole collection of custom Lightroom presets for free!

Basic Tutorial Clears Up a Fundamental Confusion About Lightroom

This short little tutorial by photographer and educator Phil Steele might be too basic for most advanced and even intermediate photographers, but you might find it useful all the same. That's because it tackles what Steele calls "the biggest confusion about Lightroom."