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Lightroom 4 Image Management Workshop

with Tim Grey

Video: Welcome

Get organized so you can always find the photo you need.
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  1. 1m 46s
    1. Welcome
      1m 46s
  2. 44m 45s
    1. Library module overview
      3m 20s
    2. Preferences for image management
      10m 6s
    3. Catalog settings
      7m 57s
    4. Catalog backup settings
      2m 22s
    5. Backing up with Export
      2m 56s
    6. Working with the Lightroom interface
      5m 21s
    7. Grid view display options
      6m 37s
    8. Loupe view display options
      3m 19s
    9. Working with multiple catalogs
      2m 47s
  3. 27m 50s
    1. Folder structure considerations
      3m 20s
    2. Importing existing images
      6m 53s
    3. Importing new images
      9m 36s
    4. Importing subsequent images
      4m 4s
    5. Using tethered capture
      3m 57s
  4. 28m 54s
    1. Locating images to review
      4m 10s
    2. Getting a quick overview of photos with Grid view
      3m 7s
    3. Reviewing images in detail with Loupe view
      4m 11s
    4. Zooming and panning in images
      4m 19s
    5. Using Compare view
      6m 16s
    6. Using Survey view
      3m 42s
    7. Working with videos
      3m 9s
  5. 1h 8m
    1. Configuring the toolbar
      3m 8s
    2. Picking and rejecting photos with flags
      6m 30s
    3. Assigning star ratings to photos
      5m 39s
    4. Configuring color labels
      3m 20s
    5. Using color labels to identify images
      5m 13s
    6. Auto-advancing during image review
      2m 56s
    7. Working with image stacks
      4m 33s
    8. The Quick Collection
      3m 52s
    9. Using collections to organize photos
      5m 21s
    10. Using Smart Collections
      5m 33s
    11. Basic metadata updates
      5m 8s
    12. Adding keywords to photos
      4m 35s
    13. Using the Painter tool
      3m 13s
    14. Synchronizing metadata
      2m 53s
    15. Writing metadata to images
      3m 17s
    16. Correcting capture time
      2m 51s
  6. 35m 49s
    1. Setting image sort order
      3m 54s
    2. Catalogs, folders, and collections
      2m 30s
    3. Basic image filtering
      4m 32s
    4. Advanced image filtering with the Library Filter
      8m 3s
    5. Locking the Library Filter
      2m 47s
    6. Finding images on the map
      9m 54s
    7. Dealing with offline images
      4m 9s

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Lightroom 4 Image Management Workshop
Video duration: 0s 3h 27m Beginner


In this course, author and digital imaging expert Tim Grey teaches you how to use the Library module in Adobe Lightroom 4 to manage your images, ensuring that you'll always be able to find any image you need, when you need it. Learn how to make full use of the Import feature, sort and organize your images, add keywords and otherwise identify key images, filter and search images, create backups, and much more. Plus, get lots of tips on configuring the Lightroom interface to suit the way you work, making everything you do faster and easier.

Topics include:
  • Preferences for image management
  • Catalog settings
  • Backing up with Export
  • Importing, reviewing, and organizing images
  • Image filtering
  • Locking the Library Filter
  • Dealing with offline images
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(music playing) Hello, I'm Tim Gray, and I'll be your trainer for this video training title aimed at helping you keep your digital photos managed with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. For about the last 15 years, I've been keeping very busy writing books and magazine articles, leading photography workshops, and speaking at events, all aimed at helping photographers make the most of their images. More recently, I've been producing training titles with the help of Video to Brain, aimed at helping photographers improve their photography and their digital workflow. In this video workshop, I'm going to personally guide you through a full image management workflow in Lightroom.

We'll start off with an overview of Lightroom and some guidance on finding your way around and configuring the various options and settings. Then I'll show you the various methods you can use for bringing images into the Lightroom catalog based on specific workflow scenarios. We'll then take a detailed look at the methods you can use to review your images and identify your favorites, add information about the subject of the photo, keyword you images and much more. Naturally the main reason to organize your photo is to be able to find specific images later. I'll show you how you can apply quick filters for simple situations, as well as how to use advanced filtering for more complicated situations.

You'll even learn how to view your images on a map and how to update the location for photos even if they didn't originally include GPS location information. My aim in this video workshop, isn't just to help you learn how to use Lightroom. Instead I want to help you feel confident in your overall image management workflow. I will feel I've done my best job, if after viewing the lessons in this video workshop, you feel confident in your image management workflow, and you're able to find the photos you need when you need them. So, lets get started together to help you organize your digital photos.

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