Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Catalog settings, part of Getting Started with Lightroom 4.
Lightroom uses a catalog to store a variety of information about your …photographic images. And so it's not a bad idea as you're …getting started to take a look at the actual settings that you're using for …your catalog. If you're working with multiple catalogs, …it's very important to keep in mind that the catalog settings are specific to the …currently opened catalog in Lightroom. Therefore, if you are working with …multiple catalogs and you want to change the default catalog settings. …You'll need to change those settings for each of the catalogs that you work with …in Lightroom. To edit the catalog settings we can …simply go to the Edit menu and choose Catalog Settings.…
This would be the Lightroom menu on Macintosh. …When you choose this option, the Catalogue Settings dialog will appear. …We'll start with the general tab and for the most part what you see on this tab is …just for informational purposes only. We can see where the current catalogue is. …The file main for the catalog, when it was created. …
- Getting to know the Lightroom interface
- Establishing Lightroom preferences
- Using catalogs
- Importing images
- Image review
- Identifying and locating images
- Optimizing and sharing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Steps
2. Importing Images
3. Image Review
4. Identifying and Locating Images
5. Optimizing Images
6. Sharing Images
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