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Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module

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  1. 2m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 54s
    2. Using the exercise files
      38s
  2. 22m 0s
    1. Working with flags, stars, and labels
      3m 52s
    2. Adding flags, stars, and labels more quickly
      5m 10s
    3. Using Auto Advance to speed up rating photos
      4m 44s
    4. Rating and ranking groups of photos
      1m 50s
    5. Rating and ranking in the Grid and full-screen modes
      4m 5s
    6. Quickly delete rejected photos
      2m 19s
  3. 14m 0s
    1. Filtering by flag, stars, and labels
      3m 44s
    2. Filtering by still photos, virtual copies, and video files
      1m 51s
    3. Filtering by text, metadata, and file type
      3m 3s
    4. Sorting photos
      2m 30s
    5. Stacking photos into groups
      2m 52s
  4. 18m 14s
    1. What is a collection?
      2m 36s
    2. Creating a collection to group images together
      4m 35s
    3. Creating targeted collections
      2m 50s
    4. Using Quick Collections
      2m 42s
    5. Using Smart Collections
      5m 31s
  5. 10m 49s
    1. Overview of the new Map module
      2m 47s
    2. Tagging images with locations
      3m 21s
    3. Creating saved locations
      4m 41s
  6. 11m 10s
    1. Using Quick Develop
      4m 39s
    2. Synchronizing settings
      3m 58s
    3. Making incremental adjustments to images
      2m 33s
  7. 15m 54s
    1. Playing video in Lightroom
      2m 40s
    2. Trimming a video
      3m 47s
    3. Editing the color and tone of a video
      5m 21s
    4. Setting the poster frame
      1m 54s
    5. Capturing a still image from a video
      2m 12s
  8. 11m 1s
    1. Exporting to a hard drive
      3m 29s
    2. Publishing to a hard drive
      4m 18s
    3. Publishing video to Facebook
      3m 14s
  9. 18m 55s
    1. Why use DNG?
      7m 32s
    2. Using Fast Load DNG
      5m 0s
    3. Saving size with Lossy DNG
      6m 23s
  10. 27m 56s
    1. Adding keywords
      6m 3s
    2. Creating and using keyword sets
      3m 35s
    3. Synchronizing keywords
      2m 13s
    4. Keywording with the Painter tool
      3m 4s
    5. Working with the Metadata panel
      4m 24s
    6. Adding copyright metadata with a template
      4m 36s
    7. Filtering photographs based on metadata
      4m 1s
  11. 31m 0s
    1. External editing preferences
      4m 23s
    2. Editing raw photos in Photoshop
      6m 15s
    3. Editing an original TIFF or PSD
      4m 30s
    4. Editing an original JPEG
      5m 36s
    5. Editing a modified TIFF, PSD, or JPEG file in Photoshop
      4m 3s
    6. Opening an image as a Smart Object in Photoshop
      3m 16s
    7. Including multiple images in Photoshop as layers
      2m 57s
  12. 27m 40s
    1. Exporting photographs to a hard drive, CD, or DVD
      5m 51s
    2. Exporting photographs with previously used settings
      1m 32s
    3. Creating and using exporting presets
      3m 45s
    4. Emailing photographs from Lightroom
      6m 40s
    5. Using Publish Services to export photographs to a folder
      5m 16s
    6. Uploading photos to Facebook and Flickr
      4m 36s
  13. 40s
    1. Next steps
      40s

Video: Tagging images with locations

Now that we know a little bit about the Map module, next let's take a look at how we can add specific photographs to certain locations on the Map. In order to do that, typically what you want to do is select a folder or maybe a collection of images, and here I've selected the folder Travel. Next, we'll navigate to the Map module by clicking on the Map module button picker which located right here. Well this first image was captured in Santa Barbara California. If Santa Barbara isn't visible, you can actually do a search. So here I'll go ahead and search for Santa Barbara.

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Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module
3h 31m Beginner Jul 02, 2013

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In part two of Chris Orwig's Lightroom Essentials, you'll learn how to add important metadata to your images that will help you find and filter your library, process images and video, and export, email, and share photos—all from within the powerful Library module in Adobe Lightroom. First you'll learn how to flag, rate, and rank your photos and use the information to find images that match those criteria. Then tag them with locations and add keywords and identifying information that clearly distinguish the subject and your copyright. Chris also shows you how to make image adjustments with Quick Develop, and play, trim, and edit video. Lastly, find out how to export your photographs to a hard drive, email them to friends and clients, and upload them to sharing sites like Flickr and Facebook.

Topics include:
  • Adding flags, stars, and labels to images
  • Filtering your library by text, metadata, and file type
  • Stacking photos into groups
  • Creating a collection to group images
  • Tagging images with locations
  • Processing images in the Library module
  • Viewing and editing videos
  • Working with the DNG file format
  • Adding copyright metadata to photos
  • Adding keywords
  • Opening images in Photoshop
  • Exporting, emailing, and publishing photos
Subjects:
Photography Photo Management Sharing Photos
Software:
Lightroom
Author:
Chris Orwig

Tagging images with locations

Now that we know a little bit about the Map module, next let's take a look at how we can add specific photographs to certain locations on the Map. In order to do that, typically what you want to do is select a folder or maybe a collection of images, and here I've selected the folder Travel. Next, we'll navigate to the Map module by clicking on the Map module button picker which located right here. Well this first image was captured in Santa Barbara California. If Santa Barbara isn't visible, you can actually do a search. So here I'll go ahead and search for Santa Barbara.

And I'll type that out, comma ca and then press Enter or Return. This will zoom out and show me Santa Barbara. From here what I can do is click and drag around. And I want to zoom into a certain area where this image was captured. So, I'll pan over to this area here, and then I'll double click to zoom in. And I'll keep double clicking until I can get close enough to really identify the exact location where I captured this image. It's right here, right at this little surf spot, which is called Campus Point. Next, we can select an image like this one here and then just Drag and Drop.

In doing that, we can add this image to this particular location. This information will now be part of the metadata for this particular file. We can add other images, as well. While I'm zoomed in here, I'm going to go ahead and click and drag to the right. Because there's another photograph that I captured not too far away from here, so I'll go ahead and drag over just a little bit, and then I'll find that photograph. And then drag and drop that one to this location right here. And doing this you can see that you can add single images to certain locations. Now if we press the minus icon to zoom out we'll be able to see both of these photographs.

And in this way you can see that we now have both of these images or both of these tagged with this various locations. To view those images, to filter the view I should say and to see those in the films that are below, just click on Visible On Map. If we want to see all of the images that, which are tagged we can then click on this item here. And what it will do is it will highlight the photographs inside of this field here which have GPS information as you can see here with these pictures. All right, let's go ahead and click none. So far we looked at how we can add a single image to a certain area but what about a group of photographs. Like these pictures here, they were all captured in Sayulita, Mexico. Well, I want to add all of these images to one area. To do that again, click into the Search field, and then go ahead and type out the search.

It's Sayulita, which is Sayulita, Mexico, and then press Enter or Return. This will then zoom us into this town here in Mexico and I want to add a group of images to this area. To do that click on the first image, hold down the Shift key, then click on the last image in the set. And then drag and drop those photographs to the area. In this case in this town, where all of these images were captured. Then if we click on this little area, we can see that these are the photographs that were captured in that location. And in this way, you can start to see how having this information that can help you to manage and organize your photographs.

And sometimes you may use this information just for the fun of it, or just to remember a certain location. Other times it might be helpful to know exactly where you captured a photograph so you can then, revisit that location and capture other images there as well.

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