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Search Replace Transfer

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Open Directly

Capture Time to Exif

Locktastic

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FolderSize

Big Note

If you are moving from Aperture to Lightroom, this article and the comments should prove helpful

Never pay a penny for presets – one of 10 tips for new users

 

Articles

The "Lightroom Plan"?

The 20 minute wow

10 tips for new users

Complex File Renaming

Workflow smart collections

Moving from Aperture to Lightroom

Avoid using more than one catalogue

How to use more than one catalogue

Keywording – a 3 phase approach

Panel end markers

Essential keyboard shortcuts

Lightroom Solutions

John Beardsworth's Lightroom advice and training, plug-ins and web galleries, custom solutions

Syncomatic 3.3 (ie 4.0)


Not much has changed in 3.3 - except for performance....

Lightroom 9.3

Not terribly exciting, though the new local Hue slider can help you shift colours in parts of the picture. Use it in conjunction with the range mask.

Big PSBs and fooling Lightroom


A workaround to catalogue very large PSBs

Search & Replace 1.7 (ie 2.0)


I said April, and it's the 30th, so here is Search & Replace 1.7 with extra features and general tidying up to make it more intuitive to use.

Capture Time to EXIF 1.26


I’ve just released version 1.26 of my plugin Capture Time to EXIF with changes like more EXIF fields like camera can be written by the plugin and improved preview when user chooses to use the Capture Date entered in the Metadata panel.

Open Directly 2.0 (beta)


Version 2 has a range of enhancements - number of apps increased from 6 to 15, second quick menu added. The beta is here, called version 1.7 but will be released as version 2 later this week. If you already own it, the upgrade will be free.

Coronavirus lockdown

All the plugins have had improvements over the years, but now's the time to make big leaps forward. So this is your chance - what would you like to see in Search & Replace?

Delete sidecar JPEGs script


As I have written in another post, I am a fan of the Embedded and Sidecar Preview workflow, and it means that with my Fuji X-T2 I shoot Raw+JPEG to allow LR to quickly get full resolution previews from the sidecar JPEGs. But once I have reviewed the pictures I no longer need the JPEGs ...read more