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Author Sholik, Stan
Title Photoshop Lightroom 4 FAQs
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (384 pages)
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Note Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4 FAQs: 365 of Your Lightroom 4 Questions Answered -- Credits -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part I: Organize -- Preferences -- How do I make Lightroom open automatically when I connect mycamera or storage card? -- How do I set how often backups run and how many backups do Ineed to keep? -- How do I set the size and quality of my previews? -- What choices should I make in the Metadata tab on the CatalogSettings dialog box? -- I don't like the image settings that Lightroom uses to export myimages to Photoshop. Can I change these? -- How do I set up Lightroom to export my images to a program otherthan Photoshop? -- Customizing the Workspace -- How can I change the background color behind my photo in the mainviewing window? -- What is the Second Window and how do I use it? -- How do I close the panels around my image in the modules? -- Is there a quick way to see my image without closing the panelsaround the image? -- At the bottom of the left and right panels there is a curly flourishdesign. How can I change this? -- How do I add my name or studio logo to the interface? -- How do I minimize the amount of scrolling I do in the side panels? -- How do I show more information about the photos in Grid view? -- How do I show more information about the photos in Loupe view? -- The thumbnails in the Filmstrip across the bottom of the screen aretoo small. How do I make them larger? -- The Toolbar below the main viewing window has disappeared. Howdo I restore it and change the information it displays? -- File Locations -- Where is the Lightroom Preferences file stored? -- Where are the Lightroom catalogs and backups stored? -- How do I restore a catalog from a backup? -- How do I set the same Lightroom presets that I created on onecomputer on another computer?
Where should I store my photos and videos? -- Can I store photos and videos on DVDs or removable hard drives,catalog them with Lightroom, and still know where they are afterI remove the media from the computer? -- I deleted photos from my computer. Does Lightroom store a copy ofthem? -- Where is XMP data stored? -- Can I use Lightroom on a network? -- How do I move some of the Lightroom catalog and the photos frommy laptop to my main computer? -- I added photos and videos to a folder using the operating system,but they don't appear in Grid view. What happened and how do I viewthe new photos? -- Import -- What file types can I import? -- How do I import photos and videos from my camera or memorycard? -- How do I save photos in DNG format while importing? -- The thumbnails in the import window are too small. When I zoomthe thumbnails, they are too pixilated. How can I see them clearlyenough to decide which ones to import? -- I checked all the photos I want to import. How do I group themtogether so they won't be scattered among the photos I don't wantto import? -- What is the difference between Copy as DNG, Copy, Move, and Add? -- How do I use the operating system folder hierarchy rather than theimport window Source panel to navigate to my photos and videos? -- Why are there different options for Render Previews, and why can'tI just use the previews that I see in the import window? -- How can I rename my files with my own custom naming structurewhen I import them? -- Is it better to apply the options in Apply During Import whileimporting or later in the Library and Develop modules? -- How do I import photos into a subfolder within a new folder on my hard drive? -- Is it best to organize photos by date or by another system?
I tried to import a folder that contains PSD files and received an error message that the files could not be imported because of a Maximize Compatibility problem. What do I do? -- How do I import the JPEG files when I capture RAW+JPEG in the camera? -- I import RAW files, JPEGs, or TIFFs with different import settings. How do I save the settings for each as a preset so I don't have to enter them each time? -- I tried to import my layered Photoshop PSD images, but they don't appear. How can I import them? -- How do I set up Lightroom so that I can connect my camera and shoot directly into my computer? -- During tethered capture I adjusted the first capture in the Develop module. How do I apply the same adjustments to all the following captures? -- My camera isn't supported for tethered capture. Is there another way to connect my camera so what I shoot appears automatically on my computer? -- Library Module -- When I imported photos into a new subfolder that I created in the import window, the parent folder doesn't appear in the Folders panel. How do I display the parent folder? -- Why is there a question mark by the folder name and on my photos and videos? When I hover over it, it says Photo is missing. How do I find it? -- What is the difference between a collection, smart collection, target collection, and collection set? -- How do I create a collection and add photos into it? -- How do I create a smart collection and add photos to it? -- How do I transfer smart collection criteria from one smart collection to another? -- How do I create a collection set and add collections to it? -- What is a catalog? -- Should I use multiple catalogs? -- What is a stack and when should I use it? -- I have a group of photos in a stack, but the wrong one is on top. How do I rearrange the photos? -- What does Library → Refine Photos do and why would I use it?
How do I e-mail a photo? -- How do I turn off the icons on the Grid view thumbnails? -- I want to see more information around my images in Grid view. How do I do that? -- How do I turn off the file information that appears over my images in Loupe view? -- How do I choose what information appears in Loupe view information overlay? -- Quick Develop -- What good is Quick Develop when it only has a few of the controls present in the Develop module? -- Why are some of the Quick Develop options hidden on my computer? -- I used Auto Tone, but I don't like the result. How do I reset the Tone Control adjustments to start over again? -- How do I create a User preset that will appear in the Quick Develop Saved Presets menu? -- Is there a way to adjust sharpening and saturation in Quick Develop? -- How do I apply the Quick Develop adjustments I made to one image to other images? -- What does the spray paint can in the Toolbar do when I'm in Grid view? -- By how much does the image change when I click the single and double arrows for Temperature and Tint in the White Balance panel? -- By how much does the image change when I click the single anddouble arrows for the adjustments in the Tone Control area? -- How do I use the Black & White treatment in the Quick Developpanel? -- Can I crop images in the Library module? -- Keywording -- What are the rules for keyword tagging? -- When should I add keyword tags? -- How do I add keyword tags in Loupe view? I selected images in the Filmstrip, but the keyword tags were only added to the first image. -- How do I add keyword tags to images in Grid view? -- What do the options Enter Keywords, Keywords & Containing Keywords, and Will Export mean in the pop-up menu for Keyword Tags? -- What is a Keyword Set and how do I create one? -- Why are there only nine keywords in the Keyword Set panel? Can I add more?
I want to have a keyword list of cities, with the names of cities under the heading. How do I do this? -- I misspelled a keyword. How do I correct or delete it so that Lightroom stops autofilling it when I add keywords? -- I built a hierarchy of keywords, but the Keyword List is still really long and the ones I use the most are far down the list. What can I do? -- Now that I have images with keywords, how do I find all the images with a certain keyword tag? -- I started out just keywording important images. Now I want to keyword the rest. How do I find images in my catalog without keywords? -- How do I hide a keyword to make it private? -- Metadata -- What is the difference between DNG, EXIF, and IPTC metadata? -- When should I enter IPTC metadata? -- How do I create an IPTC Metadata preset? -- How do I add the same metadata to multiple images after I have imported them? -- The metadata shows the incorrect capture time. How do I correct it? -- I save my files in DNG format. Should I use Save Metadata to File or Update DNG Previews and Metadata? -- I made changes to the metadata, but they weren't saved. Why? -- When I click an icon in the upper right of the thumbnail frame, it says there is a metadata conflict. What should I do? -- How do I make the caption field in the Metadata panel larger? -- The only IPTC metadata I want my clients to see is my copyright notice and the copyright status. Is there an easy way to do this? -- Filtering -- How do I search for a photo in my catalog? -- What does clicking the lock icon in the Library Filter bar do? -- What is the difference between flags, colors, and stars? -- How do I search for photos with a keyword I added? -- Can I search so that I only see my videos? -- There are only four Metadata columns. Can I have more options for searching?
How do I search for photos with a combination of Text, Attribute, and Metadata filters?
Get the answers to 365 of the most commonly asked questions about Lightroom Photographers who are getting acquainted with Photoshop Lightroom and all its advantages for managing large quantities of images will find this handy book an indispensable resource. Veteran photographer Stan Sholik answers 365 of the most frequently asked questions about the new Lightroom 4 in an informative, practical format, making it easy to find what you're looking for and put the information to use. Sample photos illustrate questions and answers, and a quick-reference guide provides easy access to must-have information. This guide is the first in a new series designed to provide practical answers to common questions about popular technologies Written by a veteran commercial and illustrative photographer who has developed a national reputation for his wide range of technology-oriented specialties Offers practical information about Lightroom 4 that photographers can use immediately Designed to provide succinct, usable answers to common questions, with actual photos to illustrate and a format that makes it easy to locate the desired information Photoshop Lightroom 4 FAQz helps you take full advantage of all Lightroom 4 has to offer
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sholik, Stan Photoshop Lightroom 4 FAQs Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781118352465
Subject Adobe Photoshop lightroom.;Photography -- Digital techniques -- Computer programs.;Image processing -- Digital techniques -- Software
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