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How to use more than one catalogue

Keywording – a 3 phase approach

Panel end markers

Essential keyboard shortcuts

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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. This will be called 2.0, but first please just use it as you would normally do, and let me know of any problems. I am not expecting ...read more

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

Photos shot on this date?


Want Lightroom to find what photos you shot on this date? This script creates a smart collection for the same date for the previous 25 years.

ISO-dependent presets


Here's a little script that generate ISO-dependent preset section from one's previous editing. You select a bunch of edited photos, run the script, and calculates average sharpening and noise reduction per ISO which you can slot into the preset file.

Merge to Panorama

While this site is about Lightroom, I thought this article From the ACR Team: Merge to Panorama was worth pointing out as it combines in-house knowledge about the LR/ACR processes with thoughts about using the camera to take advantage of them.