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Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« on: November 19, 2019, 09:45:36 AM »
I get single images when I ingest my photos using PM. Next I import those images into Lightroom. When I return to PM I have duplicate images. Why am I getting these duplicates?

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Re: Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2019, 09:54:30 AM »
Larry,

I get single images when I ingest my photos using PM. Next I import those images into Lightroom. When I return to PM I have duplicate images. Why am I getting these duplicates?

What kinds of operations are you doing in Lightroom?

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Re: Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2019, 06:33:38 PM »
In Lightroom, I mainly use the develop module. Sometimes I print and use the map module. Most of my editing is done in Lightroom. Sometimes I use ON1 RAW 2020  also.

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Re: Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2019, 08:26:21 PM »
In Lightroom, I mainly use the develop module. Sometimes I print and use the map module. Most of my editing is done in Lightroom. Sometimes I use ON1 RAW 2020  also.

OK, well I expect that some part of your workflow is producing duplicate files outside of your usage of Photo Mechanic.

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Re: Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2019, 02:33:11 PM »
I will give them a call.

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Re: Duplicates created in PM and Lightroom
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2019, 12:42:57 AM »
...Why am I getting these duplicates?

Sounds like a LR issue, perhaps caused by you using LR Import to

1) copy image files to final destination (location) on disk
2) register (new) images in LR's database

That is what you would do if LR imports from a memory card. If you use LR import to register image files that are already at their final location, I believe you want LR Import to skip step 1.

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