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Sync Lightroom Folder/Gallery hierarchy to SmugMug

I've spent several years setting up a hierarchy of folders in Lightroom. I'd like to easily replicate this hierarchy on Smugmug.

As far as I can tell, I can sync my SmugMug Folders, Galleries and Photos to Lightroom. But I cannot sync in the other direction

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    JohnJohn shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • dave cortesidave cortesi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        @Dan D, you are not correct; what @John is talking about is not described in the webinar (although thank you for the link).

        At 20:00 and forward is the description of uploading a new folder of pics, "Golden Gate Bridge Christmas" which exists on the local disk but not in SM. The user has to

        1. Create a gallery using "Create Gallery"

        2. Drag pictures into it (or have them preselected)

        3. Repeat for every subfolder in the folder

        4. Repeat for next folder

        This is fine for ONE gallery/folder but when you have a number of nested folders it is a pain to have to manually duplicate that folder structure, one gallery at a time, within the SM publishing service.

        The folder structure exists "right there" in LR, I can see it! Why do I have to reproduce it one folder name at a time?

        Why can't I just DRAG A FOLDER from the LR folder list and drop it on the SM publisher? The SM publisher would then do the work of reproducing that folder and any sub-folders in SM.

      • Tony SpielbergTony Spielberg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hear, hear!

        I do theatrical photography, and every event requires creating many collections/galleries. This feature would save me a lot of time, for each and every event I shoot.

        As to Dan D's comment re this feature being available: on 2016-12-09, the Hero Desk told me this is not possible.

      • JamesJames commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I didn't see that the video addressed the hierarchy sync, other than manually creating it.

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