Work with catalogs Photoshop Elements 12


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Working with catalogs

Under the hood, Element's organizer uses catalogs to keep track of your photos. Let's take a look at what catalogs are, and how you can use them wisely when you're working in the organizer. A catalog is just a database. A database that contains a record of each of the photos or other media files that you choose to bring into the organizer. The way that you bring a photo into the organizer is by using the import features, and I actually think that the word, import, can be a bit misleading here, because when you do import your photos into a catalog, You're not actually moving them into the catalog.

What you're doing is creating a record of each photo, in the catalog. And that record contains just information about the photos, like the metadata that comes from your digital camera. As well as a small thumbnail-sized copy of each photo, like those you see here on the face of the Organizer, and a link between the record of each photo, in the catalog. And the actual photo wherever you hap...

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 Photoshop Elements 12 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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