This week Adobe released Lightroom Classic update 7.3.1

This update includes fixes for presets and profiles in addition to a fix for an issue corrupting backup catalogs. To resolve this particular corruption issue, update to Lightroom Classic CC v7.3.1 and then back up your catalogs again. If you’re backing up your catalogs on Mac, use this link related to catalog compression. It’s an important update to install, even though there aren’t any new features to introduce. To find out more about these fixes, you can read the release notes for this Lightroom Classic update here – And, if you’re not familiar with the Adobe Creative Cloud app for Lightroom updates, you can find instructions from Adobe here.

Upcoming Lightroom Workshop (Lightroom Classic + Lightroom CC)

Lightroom Classic Update - Lightroom Workshop

Our Lightroom Workshop is conveniently located

Join the Lightroom Guys as we continue to design our ongoing series of unique, semi-private workshops and our New Skills in Lightroom series. All of our LightroomNYC workshops are limited to 4 attendees and we have a two-to-one student to teacher ratio, guaranteeing that you’ll never fall behind in our classes. Classes are held in our convenient and comfortable Cobble Hill, Brooklyn office, one block from the F/G train.

May 12, 2018 Lightroom Workshop

Lightroom CC | Better, Faster, Easier

In this focused hands-on Lightroom Workshop, you will acquire the skills necessary to use the automatic and powerful digital developing tools of Lightroom CC to enhance your photos.

Not to be confused with Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC is designed to be simple and intuitive and works on both Mac and PC as well as Apple iOS and Android mobile and web devices while automatically backing up your photos as you work. Lightroom CC has everything a casual user needs, but is full-featured enough even for the pros.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn:

  • Setup of Lightroom CC for importing your first of photos
  • Managing your photo library
  • Creating albums of images
  • How to use the smart search that identifies image content, even without keywords
  • How to develop photos using the automatic features that use Adobe Sensei
  • Exporting photos for email and print

Even if you’ve never used Lightroom before, you will walk away with everything you need to know to start, manage and maintain your own Lightroom CC library. So, learn to take control of your photo library now, with the newest and easiest version of Lightroom.

To reserve your seat in this class, click here for our LightroomNYC portal.

May 19, 2018 Lightroom Workshop

From Digital to Print | Making Books

In this small-group, hands-on Lightroom workshop, you’ll use Adobe Lightroom (Classic and CC) to learn how to plan for, design and create a book using our favorite online book creation applications.

This is a specialized semi-private workshop that will use Adobe Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC – so you should have a little experience with one of these applications. You’ll learn to create a selection of best images to tell a story and then develop and design a book using popular online applications. Start to finish, we’ll cover every aspect of creating a book using best practices with an uncomplicated approach. This class is for anyone who is ready to make gorgeous photography books.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn:

  • Using Lightroom (Classic and CC) to choose the best photos for a book
  • Creating a timeline for your story
  • How to export photos for books: colorspace and pixel sizes
  • Choosing a book size, cover and paper options
  • Importing photos into the book design program
  • Using templates vs. custom page design
  • Proofreading and checking for errors

First, you’ll watch while we demonstrate. Then, after each demo, you’ll get to do the work yourself: developing photos, exporting them, bringing them into the book application and designing the pages.

To reserve your seat in this class, click here for our LightroomNYC portal.