The Grid: The Grid: Episode 87 – Requested New Features


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On this week's episode, we celebrate Matt's birthday and then delve into discussion as to what features Scott and Matt would like to see in future versions of Photoshop and Lightroom.

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  1. […] Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski would like to see changed in Photoshop and (more) in Lightroom. See the episode here. He starts talking about TTG around the 38:50 […]

  2. Mark Pfeifer says:

    No one mentioned facial recognition in Lightroom – my #1 request.

  3. Ramesh says:

    How about Minneapolis, can really use a lot of help!

  4. Gary Shaver says:

    I am going to Photoshop World, I would like to go to Chicago to hang out with Scott and learn some cool stuff.

  5. Peter Steeper says:

    Great show and ideas. I do event photography where we are producing one size of print from Lightroom. I wish you could set a default crop ie cmd-R gives you an 8×10 crop. Shift-a keeps losing its crop.

  6. Phillip Norgaard says:

    You know when you faff about in Photoshop to experiment. Sometimes you fall over greatness. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could drag n’ drop what you have done from the history palette to a new action?
    Thanx for a great show, watch it every week.
    Cheers Phillip

  7. Glen England says:

    Really enjoyed this show. And I have checked out The Turning Gate and you’re right – that guy has some GREAT plugins!

  8. Dean Wittle says:

    Great episode guys, hope adobe is listening

  9. michael friedman says:

    Great show, as always. congrats to Scott and happy birthday Matt. One more for lightroom4, have the ctrl+shift+H and associated O (overlay) options work in Loupe view and regular develop screen.
    Best wishes.

  10. I agree that key wording is a pain in the butt — I do still keyword some photos if there is something specific I want to remember about them, for instance, a landscape taken from a particular spot or of a particular site that I want to be able to tell about later.

  11. Lavonne Hall says:

    Hope you had a funtastic time on your special day!

    From NYC

  12. Brian says:

    On the topic of storing files and keywording, I agree with keeping it simple.

    In terms of the prizes, I would love the pass :)

  13. Peter Fram says:

    try to find ALL Images with your kids on the beach, or all Images with birds in flight, or all Images with a football and a kid….. without keywords.

    you canĀ“t do that with a folder strategy.
    you had to search a hundred folders to find all the images.

    well it takes me 3 seconds to do it because my Images are keyworded.

  14. jim haas says:

    I live outside Phoenix and a newby to Lightroom, but love it. I would love to go to Matt’s Phoenix Lightroom Seminar this month.
    If that presents a problem I would also love a new Epson 3000 Printer, Wacom Intuous 5, an upgrade to my DESIGN PREMIUM CS5.5 MAC.
    Just Kidding, but serious about the seminar. andthe upgrade. btw….I was a NAPP member in 2004 and returned because of your internet presence. Thx……

  15. Indeed that’s what I was thinking.

    I do keyword a lot my images, not an overkill since they are not so many, but depending on the day it’s a pain …

    Everybody has it’s own preference for the next great thing to have in PS or LR, and Adobe also has to consider that each change will break someone’s workflow, but I second most of the suggested features in this show!

  16. David White says:

    Thanks for the want list, thet stuff was in the back of my mind.

    I use keywords, but I also file like Scott suggested

    Thanks Guys

  17. If you have feature requests for any Adobe product, *please* submit them via the official web page. Without an ID # from this form, your requests won’t get anywhere:

    Submissions that include a detailed description of a typical use case are *much* more likely to be considered than a “gimme X” message.

  18. Paul Todd says:

    Great show guys. Key wording is so important in our company and we use which is so useful and free.
    Regards Paul

  19. Andrew Scheck says:

    I think I have to re-think how I use keywords and go with the less is more theory.

    PS If I am lucky, I would love to win something near Minneapolis.

  20. Charles says:

    Great show this week. Hopefully Adobe will listen. What I’d like to win – the messenger bag.

  21. Jackie says:

    Happy B-day Matt and Congrats Scott. Enjoyed your show. Thanks!

  22. Mike Kaylor says:

    I’d love to win the messenger bag! Great show as always!!!!

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