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Photoshop CC 2019 courses now available for download

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The Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Level 1 and Level 2 classes have now been added to the PCM Courseware library. You can view an outline of the courses as well as a preview of the first three chapters from our Photoshop course page.

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How to update your Lightroom Copyright Preset for the new year

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series. It’s the beginning of the new year, meaning that it’s time to update your Lightroom Copyright preset (something I need to remind myself to do every year lest I forget). In case you forgot how to do this (or want to create a new copyright preset), here are the instructions. To Edit/Create a Copyright Preset From the Library module, click Metadata on the menu and then choose Edit Metadata Presets. Click the Preset drop-down list and then select the Preset you want to edit. If you’re creating a new preset, then...

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Automatically Import Photos into Lightroom using Watched Folders

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series A handy way to import your photos into Lightroom is by using the Auto Import feature. How it works, is that you specify a watched folder; that is to say, a folder whose contents are watched by Lightroom. Whenever you add any new images to the folder, Lightroom will automatically import the images and store them in the destination folder that you specify. As an example, whenever I plug my phone into my computer, any new images I have taken are automatically copied over to a Dropbox folder called Dropbox Photos....

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macOS Mojave Courseware Now Available for Download

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macOS Mojave Courseware Now Available for Download

We have just uploaded the macOS Mojave Level 1 courseware manual to our website.  You can check out a preview and an outline of the course from our Mac OS page:  https://pcmcourseware.com/collections/individual-mac-courses/products/mac-os-x

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Sorting Through Images Using Lightroom's Survey View

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This post is part of our Learning Lightroom series.   Survey View allows you to view multiple photos at the same time in a grid. This view comes in especially handy when going through a photo shoot of similar images and you need to narrow it down to the keepers. To display several images in Survey View, select the images in the Filmstrip and then press the N key on your keyboard. To select consecutive photos, click on the first photo, hold down the Shift key and then select the last photo in the series. To select non-adjacent photos, select...

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