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

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LUTs to Lightroom


A quick video tutorial on how to make LUT-based profiles to use in Lightroom.

Lightroom 8.0


Adobe have just released Lightroom 8. It's harmless enough, more a matter of rounding up the numbers.

Lightroom and cloud storage

On a forum I answered a question about how Lightroom uses Adobe’s cloud storage, and then thought I’d cut and paste the reply here. An hour later…. With the Adobe subscription you get a certain amount of cloud storage space. Depending on what you pay, this might be terabytes and you might not care about […]

Lightroom Web sharing grows up

I’ve always liked Lightroom Web, the browser-based way to access photos synced to Lightroom Mobile. One thing I use it for is to tweak adjustments or add captions to photos when I’m on my laptop. Nothing sophisticated, it’s all about the convenience of making quick changes wherever I happen to be, just like with LrM […]

Lightroom 7.5


Lightroom 7.5 is out. The big changes are in the Book module with more newer Blurb book formats like trade and magazine, layflat paper, but for me the best thing is much-greater flexibility to move and resize photos around a page without the horrid "cell padding" tricks.

Facebook recovery script


Facebook recently changed their API to stop desktop applications like Lightroom from uploading photos, but Adobe completely disabled the Facebook plugin, which prevents you checking which pictures you have published. So I wrote a small, free script which recovers any collection sets or collections.

Lightroom 7.4 released

Not a very exciting release, the best thing is that you can hide the inane built-in presets and all the near-useless minor variations on profiles.

Lightroom 7.3 released

Look out for Lightroom 7.3 today – the official announcement is here. Profiles There’s a very big change in the profiles area. Profiles have moved from the Camera Calibration tab up into the Basic panel and they are greatly extended in scope: New Adobe looks New “creative” looks Profiles can now include LUTs. The extension […]