Backing up with Export


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Backing up with Export

A good backup process is critically important to any photographer's digital workflow. As you're probably already aware, Lightroom includes the ability to backup the catalog that contains so much information about your photos. But backing up the catalog does not actually backup the photos themselves. As a result, you'll want to make sure that you're using another method, such as an overall computer backup system, in order to backup your important digital photos. However, if you'd like, you can also create an additional backup that includes both the catalog and the photos that are contained therein, so that you have a complete backup that contains everything found in Lightroom.

To do so, you can simply export all of the images in your catalog as a separate catalog. I'll start off in the Library module by choosing the All Photographs option under the Catalog section of the left panel, and then I'll choose File > Export as catalog from the menu. ...

Backing up with Export
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Backing up with Export provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 4 Image Management Workshop

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