Lightroom: Let's be able to sort by aspect ration such as 1:1, 2:3, 4:5, panoramics etc?

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Is there a way to sort by crop aspect ratio in Lightroom? Can I sort by 1:1, 2:3, 4:5, panoramics?

In bridge there is a very easy filter option under aspect ratio that allows one to sort by crop or file aspect ratio. Examples 1:1, 2:3, 3:4, 5:7, 4:5, panoramic...etc.

It behooves me why there is no option under "aspect ratio" only giving me portrait, landscape, and square. To me that sounds more like orientation rather than aspect ratio.

There should be an option to filter in both the "Library Filter" under metadata, and under Smart Collections.
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Posted 4 years ago

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Rob Cole

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Here are 3 options for the mean-time:

AnyFilter (John Ellis)
DataExplorer (Jeffrey Friedl)
MetadataExtensions (yours truly / me)

All are easily findable using internet search (e.g. plugin-name & author-name)

Rob
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Rob Cole

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|> "it behooves me"

~R.
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"To me that sounds more like orientation rather than aspect ratio."

Aspect Ratio expressed as a decimal = Width/Height

Portrait is Aspect Ratio < 1.00
Square is Aspect Ratio = 1.00
Landscape is Aspect Ratio > 1.00
Some describe Panoramic as Aspect Ratio>2.0

Orientation is expressed rotationally. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orientat... as in how you hold your camera.
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If you re-orient a portrait, it becomes a landscape, and vice versa - I think that's what the OP was driving at. Bottom-line: current aspect ratio "resolution" is "way too coarse", so to speak.
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If you really want to sort by aspect ratio, it's one of the options on the sort menu on the toolbar (press 'T').

For lib filtering and smart collecting, see reply #1.