Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Establishing Lightroom preferences, part of Learning Lightroom 4 (2012).
Most photographers will probably find that they're perfectly happy with the …general setup of Lightroom based on the way it's actually installed by default. …But you might want to take a look at some of the preferences settings to see if you …might like to change some of those settings. …To get started we'll go to the menu bar on Windows. …We'll choose Edit and then Preferences on Macintosh this will be under Lightroom …and then Preferences. Choosing that option from the menu will …bring up the Preferences dialog, which features a number of tabs that allow us …to change various settings. We'll start with the General tab.…
The language option is first, that one is pretty self explanatory. …Which language would you like the interface elements to be displayed as. …You can also choose whether or not you want to see the splash screen during startup. …That's basically just a title screen for Lightroom that displays by default at …start up. We can also choose whether we want to …automatically check for updates. With this option turned on, if your …
- 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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