Lightroom is an awesome app for editing and also great for organizing your images. I tag my shoots and try to keep my Lightroom catalog nice and organized to find what I need quickly. But in today’s world of data where we have charts for everything Lightroom doesn’t offer the best insights into how you shoot. That’s where this free plugin comes in handy that I came across that’s fittingly called Lightroom Analytics.
It basically searches your metadata in Lightroom and gives you a CSV file with useful stats on how you shoot.
You can download this plugin here: Lightroom Analytics
Once you download and install the plugin all you have to do is select a group of photos to analyze and click File > Plug-in Extras > Export Metadata. This will create a CSV file of your data as well as a browser view complete with charts! The CSV file is just a straight dump of data and you can splice and dice with Excel if you love working with Excel. Or you can download their browser plugin and then use a .json file to view your information in a browser. The graphs and charts are pretty basic but still very interesting to see. Here are a few examples of what the data looks like:
It’s a free Plugin so give it a try and let me know what you think in the comments below. You can download this plugin here: Lightroom Analytics
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