The Latest #WorkflowWednesday Tips
Here at Camera Bits, we know that a fast, efficient workflow can be extremely helpful to photographers. That’s why we post helpful workflow tips every Wednesday using the hashtag #WorkflowWednesday.
Renaming files with Photo Mechanic’s Image Variables
#WorkflowWednesday While ingesting in Photo Mechanic, check the “Rename Ingested Photos As” box to apply full power of Image Variables to rename files with more descriptive names with dates, locations, etc. Get full details here: https://t.co/CuCHIGJOFy pic.twitter.com/5WcG6iOjnw
— Photo Mechanic (@PhotoMechanic) November 7, 2018
Keyboard shortcut for “show blown highlights”
#WorkflowWednesday If you see red or blue blots on your photos in the Preview window, you may have hit the “show blown highlights” or “show lost shadow detail” keyboard shortcut. Turn it off by pressing the shortcut again: B for blown highlights or N for lost shadow detail. pic.twitter.com/ufLRnsKtRA
— Photo Mechanic (@PhotoMechanic) November 14, 2018
Keyboard shortcut for Photo Mechanic file version
#WorkflowWednesday When you’re in Photo Mechanic’s Contact Sheet editing RAW+Jpeg, hold down the Option key (Mac) or Shift (WIN) to edit the opposite file version from the preference it’s set to edit. So if PM opens your JPEGs for editing, press the modifier key to open RAWs pic.twitter.com/Ts28D9w03L
— Photo Mechanic (@PhotoMechanic) November 21, 2018
Moving activations from one computer to another with deactivations.
#WorkflowWednesday Photo Mechanic allows you to move activations from one computer to another by deactivating the program. You can do this by opening up Photo Mechanic and choosing Help > Licensing > Deactivate this computer. Get more details here: https://t.co/e9uHbNP4gD pic.twitter.com/VrsFmRY8Yj
— Photo Mechanic (@PhotoMechanic) November 28, 2018