How to Upload Photos from Lightroom to SmugMug?

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Lightroom is a photography software program developed by Adobe Systems. The software runs on both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows platforms. Lightroom facilitates users to store digital photographs in large quantities and also allows them to do any post production editing. In all, Lightroom combines photo management & editing features. Lightroom is meant for people or photographers who take digital photography seriously. Let's find out how to upload photos from Lightroom to SmugMug.

Uploading from Lightroom to SmugMug

  1. Open Lightroom and you should see Smugmug Logo under Publish Services.
  2. Click 'Set Up' on the bar to open Lightroom Publishing Manager and highlight SmugMug.
  3. Now you should see two buttons here: 'New to SmugMug' and 'Authorize Account'.
    a. Clicking on 'New to SmugMug' will allow you to create a new SmugMug account if you don't have one.
    b. Clicking on 'Authorize Account' would allow SmugMug to transmit your account info to Lightroom. Verify your account.
  4. Back to Lightroom. Configure your settings in the 'Publishing Manager window'. This allows you to choose how you want your files to be named, resized, etc. on each upload.
  5. Click 'Save' when you're done. If you kept Sync Hierarchy checked, Lightroom will take a few minutes to pull in your SmugMug galleries. Your galleries will appear at the left, arranged by Category.
  6. It's time to edit. Open the gallery you want to edit in Lightroom's 'Develop Pane'. And save.