If you’re a user of Lightroom, you’re probably aware that there are—confusingly—two products called Lightroom: That said, just because there are two different Lightrooms, it doesn’t mean that you can’t configure them to play somewhat-nicely with each other. The solution for this is Lightroom’s sync capabilities. Lightroom supports sync between both applications, with some caveats. In this post, I’ll try to explain and demystify the workings of sync as it’s an oft-asked question on various forums online. The key things to remember are listed below (for simplicity, I will refer to Lightroom Classic...

  • January 20, 2023

(Note: This post originally appeared on my new mostly-non-photography blog [robotsprocket]) If you’ve read the title of this post and are wondering “what is this EXIF thing?”, then here’s a bit of information. EXIF is an acronym for EXchangeable Image File Format. And, no, I don’t know why it’s not “EXIFF”. Basically, it’s metadata tagged onto a digital image that contains information about that image. This, along with another group of metadata, IPTC, is used by digital photographers to keep track of information about such things as camera/lens settings, geographic information and copyright...

  • May 18, 2020

*Or how a neural network changed everyday people into Eldritch Abominations.

  • February 7, 2020