Working with Loupedeck

Even though it is very easy to understand what the buttons, dials, and scrolling wheels in Loupedeck do, here’s a checklist in case you want to confirm a function.





Select one of the functionalities for more information about what you can do with Loupedeck.

Copy

Select a photo that you have edited, and press Copy once to copy the adjustments (edits) of that photo to the clipboard.

Paste

Select a photo, and press Paste once to past the earlier copied adjustments to that photo. Press Fn + Paste to paste the adjustments to all photos that you have selected in the filmstrip.

Pick

Press Pick once to set a Pick flag. Press Pick again to remove the Pick flag.

Press Fn + Pick to set a Reject flag. Press Fn + Pick again to remove the Reject flag.

Star/Color

Press the Star/Color button to toggle between the star ratings and color labels.

The default filter mode is star ratings.

One star / color

Two stars / color

Three stars /color

Four stars / color

Five stars / color

Press a button once to set a rating or a color label to a photo. Press the button again to remove the rating or the color label.

Press Fn+any button to select the photos in the filmstrip that have that specific rating or color label set to them.

Arrow buttons

Press the left or right arrow to move to the previous or next thumbnail in the filmstrip.

Press the up arrow to move to the first thumbnail or the down arrow to move to the last thumbnail in the Library filmstrip.

Press Fn+left or right arrow key to select photos.

White balance

Tint

Vibrance

Saturation

Turn the dial to set a value.

Press the dial to return to zero or to the camera’s “as shot” value (white balance, tint).

Turn the dial very quickly to move faster from end to end.

Clr/BW

Press the Clr/BW button to toggle between the color or black & white mode.

Hue

Sat

Lum

Press the Hue, Sat, or Lum button to activate each color channel for adjustments.

These buttons work together with the color adjustments wheels.

Scrolling wheels for adjusting individual color channels.

Use the scrolling wheel to select the desired value for the color.

Press the scrolling wheel to return to zero.

Scroll the wheel very quickly to move faster from end to end.

Exposure

Shadows

Highlights

Blacks

Whites

Contrast

Clarity

Turn the dial to set a value.

Press the dial to return to zero.

Turn the dial very quickly to move faster from end to end.

C1

C1 is your customizable dial. You can select a function using the Loupedeck configuration software. With the Fn button, you can select another function.

Turn the dial to set a value.

Press the dial to return to zero or to the camera’s “as shot” value (white balance, tint).

Turn the dial very quickly to move faster from end to end.

C2

C3

C2 and C3 are your customizable buttons.

Press the button once to activate the selected function.

Press Fn + C2 or Fn + C3 to activate another set of functions.

P1-P8

The P1 – P8 buttons are configured with Lightroom presets.

Press the preset button to apply a filter to the selected photo(s).

Press Fn + any preset key to configure additional presets to the buttons. You can configure up to 16 presets with the P1 – P8 buttons and the Fn key.

Undo

Press Undo once to undo the previous value you edited. Press Fn + Undo to reset the photo.

Press Undo multiple times to remove multiple previous edits.

Redo

Press Redo once to redo an edit after undo.

Brush

Press Brush once to activate the brush tool.

White balance, tint, exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, blacks, clarity, dehaze and saturation are activated.

Press Brush again to exit the brush tool.

Full screen

Press Full screen once to enter full-screen mode. Press again to exit full-screen mode.

Rotate/Crop

Turn the dial either left or right to adjust the angle/rotation of the photo. When you stop turning the dial, the photo stops rotating.

Press the dial to enter crop mode. Use a mouse to position the photo.

Press Fn+Rotate/Crop to fine-tune the angle/rotation of the photo.

Before/After

Press Before/After once to view a photo before and after editing side by side. Press again to return to the edited photo.

Export

Press Export once to open the export dialog.

Press Fn+Export to export a photo using Loupedeck’s own export presets.

Left zoom and right zoom

Press either zoom key to zoom in. Press again to exit zoom.