Working with catalogs


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Working with catalogs

When you import photos into Elements from a camera, from your computer, or from another application, as you'll do in this chapter, you're really just importing information about those photos, not the photos themselves. That information is stored in an Elements catalog. If you take a minute to understand how catalogs work, you will be better able to help Elements keep track of your photos, so that they don't go missing from your catalog. So, what is a catalog? Under the hood, a catalog is a database of information about each file that you bring into Elements' Organizer.

If you're trying to picture that, you might think of an old-school card catalog in a real brick-and-mortar library. Each card in a library catalog describes a book and tells you where the book is located. The books themselves aren't actually in the catalog of course, but each card in the catalog tells you where to go on the library shelves to find that particular book. Now if someone moves the book fr...

Working with catalogs
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Working with catalogs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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