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Mountain Lion sleeps too aggressively

For me, Mountain Lion always seems to sleep whenever there is no user action, even when the computer is still doing something. In my case it always sleeps in the middle of running a batch operation in ...
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How can I best use an SSD?

I have a Mac Pro, and I've added an Intel 80GB SSD to improve performance in LightRoom and Photoshop. So far so good. But after moving all of my current work, catalogs, etc. to the SSD, I still have ...
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How does Time Machine work for a photographer

I am a photographer and I use photos that are about 15Mb each. I take hundreds of these per month and edit, let's say, about 500 per month. And sometimes I'll go back a week later and tweak a batch ...
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If I install more RAM should I boot into 64bit Kernel? Does it matter?

I've got an Early-2009 Unibody Mac Book Pro 17". It came with 4 GB RAM and by default it boots into 32-bit Kernel. I've just upgraded to 8 GB RAM and my main concern is getting maximum performance ...
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Syncing photos to iCloud and managing them with Lightroom

I am a brand new Mac user, having recently purchased an iMac updated to OSX 10.10.3. I also have installed Adobe Lightroom 5, and I have a bunch of photos synced to iCloud and available through the ...
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Is it possible to adjust Lightroom settings with scroll wheel

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.2 "Lion" and Adobe Lightroom 3.5. On Windows, it was possible to adjust settings in the Develop module (exposure, contrast,...) by clicking on that setting and using the scroll ...
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Aperture vs Photoshop

I already have a lot of experience in Photoshop because I normally use it to edit my photos, but I've heard that Aperture is far better (or easier to use) than Photoshop. I started using the trial ...
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How does my dual core i5 in my MacBook Pro have more than 400% CPU usage? [duplicate]

I've got the Early-2015 13" MacBook Pro (2.7 GHz i5) and whilst I was building Smart Previews for all my 1600+ photos in Lightroom 5 I noticed that the fan had come on (unusually) and that the laptop ...
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Lightroom catalog on external hard drive not readable

Using Lightroom 4, when opening a catalog file on an external hard drive, I get error Lightroom cannot launch with this catalog. It is either on a network volume or on a volume on which Lightroom ...
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Manage iPhoto event from Lightroom

I have a dream! I wish I could import my photos in Lightroom, process them and add them to several different collections/published collections that would then show up as events in iPhoto. Think "...
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iPad photo editing app that exports edits as XMP to reuse in lightroom?

Basically, I'm looking for Lightroom for iPad :) but until then, I'm trying to find an alternative. To organize and tag pictures I'll be using Photosmith which integrates with Lightroom. Now, I ...
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Lightroom CC - keep catalog on computer private?

I have an Enterprise CC subscription through my work since I need Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop etc. However, I have Lightroom just for my own personal photography. I have been using 5.7 but ...
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Why is Adobe Lightroom 6 incompatible with the upcoming macOS 10.15 (Catalina)?

I receive a system warning that Adobe Lightroom 6.14 (perpetual license) is incompatible with future versions of macOS when starting it under macOS Mojave. Lightroom 6 is a 64 bit application, so ...
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iMac 2012 vs Mac Pro 2008 [closed]

Is a new iMac 27" 2012 a viable upgrade compared to my current Mac Pro 2008 (quad core, 2.8Ghz 14GB RAM)? I am a professional photographer and my workflow (Lightroom 4.2 +Photoshop CS6) has become ...
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How do you create an alias for iPhoto package folders in mountain lion?

Has the ability to create aliases to folders inside the iPhoto package file been disabled or removed? I used to sync up my LightRoom library with iPhoto by using an alias to the Originals/Masters ...
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LIGHTROOM: Missing files on ThunderBay Raid Drive after internal Hard Drive crash

I'm looking for options and would appreciate any ideas. I'm a photographer w/a MacBook Pro & an OWC upgraded SSD internal drive that crashed. Lightroom is my main application and I use an OWC ...
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Is Adobe Lightroom v6.0 (standalone and NOT cloud) serial# stored in a file on my Mac?

Which file on MAC OS is the Adobe lightroom v6.0 serial# is stored? I've looked at /Library/Application Support/Adobe PCD/ - the cache files, but that only has the trial license and NOT my license key....
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Will Mac Mini i5 OSX 10.7.5 Boot in 64 Bit Mode

Considering buying a mid 2011 Mini i5 OSX 10.7.5 (16GB) to run Lightroom 6/CC and Photoshop CC. They require 64 bit systems. My Air (4GB) doesn't have enough RAM to run efficiently. Will the Mini ...
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Using Lightroom as external editor for iPhoto, how to save image back to iPhoto

I setup iPhoto to use Lightroom 5 as the external editor. Now when I open an image in iPhoto and click edit, it opens in Lightroom and asks me to import the image. Once I click import and make my ...
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issues rendering images when using any icc profile (including apple's default). clipped dark areas. preview/quicklook shows wrong contrast

Firstly: I know this problem has been around and recurrently emerges since around 2014. Many OSs and program updates happened since then. Some solved the problem (cfr. Lightroom version 5.7 that fixed ...
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Android JPG images not opening in Photoshop

I have problems opening JPG files sent by Android smartphones. In Photoshop it says that i's impossibile to open the image since it lacks SOFn, DQT or DHT marker before JPEG SOS marker. In Lightroom ...
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Geotagging with Photos or other app

I've got ~100GB of photos that I've imported into Photos. Photos stayed in place because they are in date related subfolders. I would stay with original sorting as it is more usable with other photo ...
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How do I copy all photos from Photos App to an external drive?

After searching here, I'm still confused about how the Photos App library works. I'd like to copy (or simply move) all of my photos (10k+) from the Photos app to an external drive, so that I can then ...
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What's the difference between “open with” and “recommended apps”?

Some applications show up in the "Open With..." menu for a given type. But some applications that don't show up in that list still show up in the Recommended Apps list if you choose "Other..." and ...
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I'm using Hazel to move photos from the iPhoto catalog into Lightroom. Is this a terrible idea?

I use Lightroom and not iPhoto, and I'm on a MacBook Air, so HD space is premium. I want all my PhotoStream photos to find their way into Lightroom. I've set up a Hazel rule that looks at ~/Pictures/...
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Lightroom: I did save to catalog and I lost my changes; can I restore my changes?

I'm using lightroom 3 on mac. Not long ago I did save to catalog (I don't know what it does) and apparently I didn't select all the photos I have changed. I opened the saved file and I've been asked ...