Updating to MacOS Catalina?

We at Lightroom Guy are always keeping our eyes on MacOS issues and we're still holding off on updating to Catalina. It’s not ready for prime time. At least not for us, so we can't recommend updating to Catalina to our clients and readers.

By |2020-05-28T17:00:50+00:00December 10th, 2019|MacOS|0 Comments

What you NEED to Know About Color Space …

Thankfully the answer is: very little!

Color Space gamut map
Gamut map of various color spaces

Just the other week, a client bought a new camera and came to us with a question about color space. They had read a few articles on the internet about the difference between ProPhoto, AdobeRGB and sRGB. Thinking more was better, they set their camera for ProPhoto. But, got confused when it came to changing settings on their computer.

This simple answer is, if

By |2020-05-28T17:05:00+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Color Management|0 Comments

APA Partnership and New Lightroom Guy Workshops!

American Photographic Artists logo, Lightroom Guy workshops

Over the last couple of years, we have been developing a partnership with the American Photographic Artists (APA) | NY Chapter by presenting Lightroom Guy workshops and Tech Talks. The NY Chapter is very active and has a thriving membership. We are happy to not only provide Member Benefits but to offer several, ongoing events and activities planned for the coming year. All events and activities are open to members and non-members alike, with APA Members receiving preferred

By |2020-05-28T18:07:20+00:00May 8th, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

Another batch of updates for Lightroom CC and Classic

Adobe CC Lightroom UpdatesAs of Tuesday morning, Adobe has released another batch of updates for Lightroom CC and Classic, Lightroom CC version 1.3 and Lightroom Classic CC version 7.3, just two short months from the last batch of updates! Additionally, the Lightroom versions for both iOS and Android have been updated with significant enhancements.

The big focus of these updates are with Profiles — more about those below. Beyond Profiles, most of the updates and changes are incremental and/or community specific requests. Below is a quick run down of the changes for each platform

December Updates for Lightroom CC & Classic

Lightroom CC (1.1), Lightroom Classic CC (7.1), Lightroom iOS Android mobile Apps and ACR


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Hot on the heels of the official release of Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, Adobe is releasing a full version updates for both of their flagship photography programs. This is an important update as both programs have been plagued with bugs, reports of unsupported camera files as well as a number of key usability issues.

You can read the full, official post here on Adobe’s

Making Presets From Lightroom Camera Calibration Profiles

Recently we had the brilliant Katrin Eismann as our guest speaker at the The Camera Calibration Panel in LightroomNew York City Lightroom Meetup. Katrin is the chair of the Digital Masters Program at the School of Visual Arts and has written dozens of books on photography. Clever, smart and funny, she’s truly one of the best educators I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting.

Katrin’s opinion (and I agree!) is there’s no right or wrong way to develop your photos in

The Lightroom Library Mystery Part 3

Or, Lightroom Guy’s Completely Over Explained and Over Simplified Method of Importing Photos and Maintaining the Lightroom Library – Part 3

Even though the Image Preview Area seems pretty straight forward, there’s a lot going on and you can save time and dodge the frustrations of unintentionally importing duplicates into your library. This third part of the series shows more of my Lightroom importing methods that keep my students (professionals and amateurs alike) organized and frustration free. These two videos illustrate a few more ways to do that.

NOTE: Keep in mind that I am using the latest version of Lightroom, 5.5, recently renamed by Adobe to Lightroom