Understanding albums and collections


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Understanding albums and collections

I am going to talk about albums and collections. Albums are in Aperture, and collections are in Lightroom and Bridge. And what they are -- they are virtual collections, to use the word again, of images that don't disrupt your basic organization. And I'll show you: here I have an album of sunflowers. They are here in my virtual file cabinet of flowers. I have both cactus and sunflowers in here, and I've decided to make an album of just the sunflowers.

Now these aren't the master images; these are pointers to the image. But what's really nice is that you can play with them, you can delete them, you can move them around, and it doesn't affect the structure of your project right here, which is where the masters are living. And just to drive home this point; if I were to take this album right here, and go to Delete Album, boom! It's gone, but in Flowers, all of my sunflowers are still there. I did not delete those images.

So this is a lot of power. This is something ...

Understanding albums and collections
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Understanding albums and collections 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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