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Why do we use Lightroom Smart Previews?

Lightroom Smart Previews is a powerful feature in Adobe Lightroom that allows you to work with your photos even when the original files are not available. When you create Smart Previews, Lightroom generates smaller, lightweight versions of your photos that you can use for editing and organizing your catalogs.

At, we understand the importance of delivering high-quality results to our customers in a timely and efficient manner.

Understanding the Benefits of Lightroom Smart Previews

That’s why we use Lightroom Smart Previews for transferring catalogs with our customers. Here are some of the reasons why:

  1. Improved Workflow: Using Smart Previews allows us to work with our customers’ photos without having to transfer large original files. This reduces the time it takes to transfer catalogs and allows us to start working on photo editing tasks right away.

  2. Enhanced Quality: Lightroom Smart Previews are high-quality, DNG files that retain the same metadata and adjustments as the original photos. This means that we can still produce high-quality results even when working with Smart Previews.

  3. Reduced File Size: Smart Previews are significantly smaller in size than the original photos, making it easier to transfer and store the catalogs. This reduces the risk of losing or damaging the original files during the transfer process.

  4. Easy Access: With Lightroom Smart Previews, our team can access and edit your photos from anywhere, at any time. This allows us to work efficiently and deliver results to you in a timely manner.

In conclusion, using Lightroom Smart Previews is an important part of our workflow at It allows us to deliver high-quality results to our customers while reducing the risk of losing or damaging original files. With Lightroom Smart Previews, our customers can expect a seamless and efficient photo editing experience.