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Wed, Sep 21, 2016 10:37 PM

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Virtual Copy Needed--To Create B&W and Color Versions

I am doing almost all of my photo processing in Lightroom Mobile, quite often not using the desktop version at all. I am frustrated that I cannot duplicate an image in LR mobile so I can make both black and white and color versions of the same file. Copying to other collections does not work and for the life of me I cannot find any duplicate or virtual copy functionality in LR mobile. We need a way to non-destructively 'explore' where we want to take an image, and sometimes depending on where we share our work, both B&W versions of the same file are needed. Can we add the virtual copy functionality to LR mobile or at lease a 'duplicate' function or perhaps 'isolated collections'. It's seriously limiting not to be able to do both color and black and white versions.

Thanks!

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Lightroom Ecosystem: Ability to Create Snapshots

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6 Messages

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312 Points

4 years ago

Both B&W and color versions are needed...I forgot to add the color part in the one sentence.

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772 Points

4 years ago

An essential feature!

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138 Points

3 years ago

Exactly. I wonder who needs current feature „copy to” and what was the vision of that if it does not create virtual copy but sth I cannot give name? What for? Anynone knows?

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Copy To copies the photo to another album without removing from the current album (but I want copies in the mobile apps too).

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

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Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.