Facial Recognition in Lightroom 6

One of the reasons why a lot of photographers decide to work on Adobe Lightroom as compared to Photoshop is due to its organization. Categorizing, sorting and working with different classes of photographs in Lightroom is pretty easy. Adobe Lightroom introduced a new feature in Lightroom 6 that is so far a game-changer. Facial recognition is a feature that lots of photographers have been craving for a long time and it is now here.


You can now sort and identify images of different people in your sports camera photographs. This is a magnificent improvement on your workflow and will help cut down on time it takes to sort photographs. If you are a paid photographer who does lots of wedding shots or family reunion shots, then you can see this feature being of tremendous help to you.

If you also work with photobooks or on projects that need you to separate photos of individuals, this is a dream come true for you. See Adobe Lightroom Facial Recognition in action in the video below.

A note before upgrading to Lightroom 6 and CC

It is important to ensue that you backup your catalogue, edits and Lightroom Presets. Although the majority of people who have upgraded to Lightroom 6 have not had any issues with data being lost, it is always better to be safe than sorry.