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Join photographer and author Chris Orwig in part one of Lightroom Essentials, as he explores the interface of this popular image editing and management program and shows how to use its Library module to import photos. The course covers importing both still images and video, shooting in tethered-capture mode, and storing files on multiple hard drives. Then learn how to survey using the Grid and Loupe views, customize the views to your liking, and personalize the Adobe Lightroom interface.
(MUSIC). Welcome. My name is Chris Orwig. This is our first course in our series on Lightroom and in this course, we'll focus in on what you need to know in order to get started with importing your photographs and video files into Lightroom. We'll begin by getting familiar with the interface here we'll cover topics like how we can dim the interface using a feature called lights out or how we can view an image in full screen mode. We'll talk about some important importing preferences different file formats that we can import in the Lightroom.
We'll discuss how we can import images or video files directly from a folder or from a media card. We'll discuss how we can select an import destination, how we can rename our files, or add some important metadata along the way. You know once you import your images into Lightroom, you'll begin in the library module. Here I'll highlight how you could use the grid and the loop view. How you can zoom in on your photograph. Or how you can compare or survey multiple images at once. Now, keep in mind that this course, really it's your first step towards creating a more cohesive, effective and enjoyable digital imagining work flow using Lightroom.
So thanks for joining me in this course. Let's begin.
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