Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating contact sheets for proofing image collections, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Let's have a look at creating different types of contact sheets and proofs inside of Lightroom. …We've selected one image here that we've had it set for printing. …What we want to do now is we can go under the Templates and if you look under the Lightroom …Templates, we have a bunch of things to get started. …We can start with greeting cards and all kinds of things, but let's go straight to the contact sheet. …Contact sheets are really good for showing you what's on your disk, or what's in the folder of images.…
So let's just select a bunch of these images that we're going to add. …So I'm just going to start here. …I'm just going to move across here in a Filmstrip and I'm going to hit the Shift key and I've …selected all these images. …If we want to add some more, just hit the Ctrl key and just click on them to add them. …And we're adding more, and if we give more than on what fits on one page, we move to the second page. …All right! So there we go. …We've got a contact sheet, and a lot of the time people like to do that if you want a …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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