Lightroom Classic: Library vs Develop image

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I have been doing some light panting and in one image only (out of 8 images) the image in the Library module is different than the image in the Develop module. (I prefer the image in the Library module, but can't get it looking like that in the Develop module)


Image 1 is develop module
image 2 is exported image
Image 3 is in library module

LR Classic Ver 9.2
Win 10 home  10.0 .18363  build18363

Any thoughts?



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Jim Robertson

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Bill

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Is the issue resolved if you stop and restart Lightroom? V9 introduced a raft of bugs that are fixed with a restart. Unfortunately many are not repeatable so the developers are having a hard time identifying the culprit.
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Andrew Rodney

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Slight difference between the Develop module and all other modules is to be expected, they use a different preview architecture. Always view at 1:1 (100%) when comparing previews anywhere. 
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What does it look like in your https://lightroom.adobe.com ? (Note: you need to create a Collection and add it to see it online).
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Jim Robertson

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Well....

Bill: I had turned LR off and On several times before now and I always saw the two versions, so I went as below:


I tried Anthony's suggestion of 1:1 and that made the library view the same as the Develop view!

Although when I went to the develop view I did see the my preferred version, but after 2 seconds it kicked back to the non-preferred version.

As per Bill I turned LR off and on and never saw my preferred version again (although once when going to develop module it was there for 2 seconds)

Carlos I synched  via lightroom.adobe.com and I had the non-preferred version, but that was after I did the above. I should have done it first....

Interestingly when I try to bring the green up in the develop module using the white and black sliders the image loses all its detail.

So who knows what was going on???? I can't reproduce it now. Other light paintings using different colours were "normal" was was another using just green and red.

Thanks for taking your time to offer your thoughts. I'll have to see if it ever happens again.



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When I was a software developer and something like this happened, I'd ask the developer what was changed. The answer was always, I didn't change anything. My response: right before you didn't change anything, what did you change?

Based on the general tone that we've been seeing on the forum since v 9.1, something was changed in the product that is causing these strange problems. In addition to yours:

1. round trip to Photoshop, image disappears
2. export settings lost
3. shortcut keys quit working
4. edited image disappears when returning to Library

As none of us have come up with a repeatable pattern, it will likely be luck before this gets fixed. Correction, #1 happens every time for several of us.
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Jim Robertson

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Fortunately this seems to be the only issue I've run into (Oops shouldn't have said that...
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What color space did you export to? And what are you viewing the exported photo in?
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Jim Robertson

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all sRGB
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If the preview in Develop Mode changes after a few seconds it is mostly caused by the following: at first the preview is based on the in each RAW-file 'embedded' jpeg. In the meantime Lr renders the real preview from the RAW and when ready switches to that. That is the change you see. If those previews differ (a lot) that can be caused by some settings you made in the 'record menu' (contrast, color saturation, sharpening, etc.) in your camera. Those settings are applied only to jpeg, including the mentioned 'embedded' jpeg, but not to the RAW-file! You will have to do that yourself in post-processing. Next time you switch to Develop, the real RAW preview is already there, so you immediately see that preview, not the jpeg preview.
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Jim Robertson

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I understand what you are saying Ruurd. Just strange that it happened only with this one image.
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Ruurd van Dijk

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Yep, that's strange indeed...