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No “sort on likes” capability in LightRoom shared web album?

New Here ,
Aug 16, 2019

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Hi,

I’m new to LightRoom, but have searched FAQs, and forums, and not directly found an answer to my (perhaps painfully newb) question.

Use case: I have about 500 photos of my nieces mom. They want to pick out a subset of those photos, and the three of us to work together on the selection.

My approach: I made a shared album with those 500 photos, and the nieces have started to “like” pictures.

But, I don’t see how I can see their “likes” other than going through the 500 photos 1-by-1, checking to see if it has been liked.

Can this be true? No “sort by liked”?

Initially, I had hoped that the web ratings would reflect back on my photos in LightRoom CC, but that appears not to be connected, and possibly by design? Also, I see an icon in the web album indicating that a photo has been liked, but can’t tell from which niece the “like” is coming.

Is there some much better work flow to address this shared selection use case?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Doug

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No “sort on likes” capability in LightRoom shared web album?

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Hi,

I’m new to LightRoom, but have searched FAQs, and forums, and not directly found an answer to my (perhaps painfully newb) question.

Use case: I have about 500 photos of my nieces mom. They want to pick out a subset of those photos, and the three of us to work together on the selection.

My approach: I made a shared album with those 500 photos, and the nieces have started to “like” pictures.

But, I don’t see how I can see their “likes” other than going through the 500 photos 1-by-1, checking to see if it has been liked.

Can this be true? No “sort by liked”?

Initially, I had hoped that the web ratings would reflect back on my photos in LightRoom CC, but that appears not to be connected, and possibly by design? Also, I see an icon in the web album indicating that a photo has been liked, but can’t tell from which niece the “like” is coming.

Is there some much better work flow to address this shared selection use case?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Doug

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LEGEND ,
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Hi Doug

In the latest update Adobe has removed filtering when setting up a batch of photos for sharing so there may be something in the pipeline to meet your needs.

Filtering a shared album was useful for sharing only your best photos with flags or stars. For visitors, the remaining photos in the album were therefore hidden.

It’s now best to filter in advance and create a share with only the selected photos.

It may seem odd that Adobe has removed this functionality but it’s been done in order to support forthcoming improvements for sharing and collaboration. So stay tuned. See this link for further information:

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom-cc/kb/display-filters-removed.html

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Aug 17, 2019

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Thanks so much for the quick response - but I don’t think it addresses my use case. It is not so much that I want to filter the photos in advance, I want to share a bunch of photos, then collaborate with others on selecting the best photos.

Can you suggest an appropriate workflow in LightRoom to address this?

Thanks,

Doug

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LEGEND ,
Aug 17, 2019

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You can set up a separate “invite only” share for each email address but at present invitees can only comment & like by signing-in with and adobe account. But at least you would know who is responding. I was only mentioning the forthcoming changes as an indication of what might be planned. I’m sure Adobe is trying to make this as simple as possible in the future.

You can also share to anyone with the link. No Adobe ID is required for viewing or downloading images (where enabled) but I believe an account is still required for comments & likes.

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