Comparing catalogs, collections, and folders


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Comparing catalogs, collections, and folders

Another integral component of the Lightroom catalog is what are called Collections. Collections give you the ability to group your images together in a way that isn't dependent or contingent upon the file folder, or hard drive location. And in order to work with catalogs effectively, it's really helpful to understand what collections are and also to understand how they work and how they differ from folders. Let's take a look at how we can work with collections and see if we can't get a better working understanding of how these work.

Well, here I have this photograph; this is a picture of a professional surfer. And what I want to do is I want to create a Collection, which contains all of my pictures or portraits of professional surfers. So to do that first you want to select an image. Next, you can click on the Plus (+) icon in your Collections panel, and then click on Create Collection. You can also simply press Cmd+N or Ctrl+N in order to open up this Collection Dialog. All righ...

Comparing catalogs, collections, and folders
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Comparing catalogs, collections, and folders provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Catalogs in Depth

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