Recovering in Lightroom


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Recovering in Lightroom

If the computer that holds my Lightroom catalog fails, I am okay, and I'll tell you why, and I am going to show you how to set this up so that you'll be okay too, if heaven forbid, this situation ever happens to you. Now here's the way Lightroom works. It thinks in two different ways when it comes to your catalogue. It thinks about your work itself, which would be the metadata, the keywords, the labels, all the things that you've done to your photos, the image editing, and it keeps those in a catalog.

Now, it refers to the masters, which you've decided live somewhere else. So when you are thinking about protecting yourself, if you are using Lightroom, you have to think about backing up your catalog, and then backing up your masters. Let's start with the catalog. Let's make sure that it's set up correctly. I am going to go up here to Edit, I am going to Catalog Settings. Now you are going to see where my catalog lives right now; it lives on my computer. And t...

Recovering in Lightroom
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Recovering in Lightroom provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

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Photography
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Aperture Lightroom
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