Working with catalogs


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Working with catalogs

The heart of the Organizer is its catalogs. A catalog is like a database that contains information about your digital photos and other media files. Now a catalog doesn't contain the actual photos that you've taken. Those remain wherever you decide to store them, perhaps in folders on your computer or even off-line on external drives or DVDs. What a catalog does contain is links to and information about your photos. That information can include camera data like the date a photo was shot and even what camera settings you used when you took the shot.

It might include organizing information that you add to a photo in Elements like Keyword Tags which we'll learn about later in the course, and star ratings. And it includes the thumbnails of your photos and media files that you see here in the organizer, which by the way are just copies of files and not the originals. A catalog can store information not only about digital photos, although that's mostly what we'll be talking ...

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 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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