LIGHTROOM -- HDR Saving

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Like many others I suspect, I put all my Bracketed shots into a separate folder, and then use thumbnail size to show 3 or 5 or whatever so that all my shots can be seen at once.

As soon as I create an HDR image however, it is added to the same folder (and as I use file name sorting, it messes up the nice three images to view concept.

I would like the option to define a separate folder for the merged file In my case, I'd like it one level down, but others would want different, so hopefully it could be configurable.

This would make the practice of working with HDR much more user friendly.
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Colin McDonald

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To cope more easily with the current behavior, you could use a Library filter:

Filename Doesn'tContain -hdr.dng

This will filter out the HDRs. You could save that as a filter preset to make it easy to invoke.
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John

Thanks for that suggestion. Excellent idea. I'll create one now.

Thanks again. Glad I posted the suggestion
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Seems to work well but ...

I created 2 presets one with "doesn't contain", one with "does".

The problem is that now when I use CTRL + H to merge, it applies the filter!

I've tried re-naming the filter so it doesn't begin with "H" but I still get sent to a different filter!

Strange
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Under the File > Library Filters submenu, make sure Lock Filters is checked and Remember Each Source's Filters Separately is unchecked. That will stop LR from changing your filter settings each time you change sources.