Creating, using, renaming, and moving folders


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Creating, using, renaming, and moving folders

Here I want to take a look at how we can work with folders, and in particular, I want to highlight how we can rename and also create new folders by way of a shortcut. You know, the great thing about folders is that they match or mirror exactly what's on the hard drive, whereas Collections, they only exist in Lightroom. So when we are making a change to a folder, we need to be thinking about how we are also making a change to that folder name on the hard drive. To change the name of a folder, like this particular folder here, we can right-click or Control+click on the folder. Next, we can choose Rename.

What I want to rename this folder as is People-Portraits, because really, all of these people photographs inside of this folder are portraits. I'll go ahead and click Save, and you can see how it's going to then rename that particular folder. Well, what about creating a subfolder? To do that, we can once again right-click, or Control+click, and here, choose Create a Folder Insid...

Creating, using, renaming, and moving folders
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Creating, using, renaming, and moving folders provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom Power Shortcuts

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Photography
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