Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Establishing a folder structure, part of Learning Lightroom 4 (2012).
In many respects, Lightroom is a reflection of your existing folder …structure for your digital photos. As a result, before you really get …started in Lightroom, it makes sense to review the folder structure that you're …using for storing your images. First, you need to consider where your …images are stored. I recommend using a single location to …store all of your photographic images. That could be an external hard drive, it …could be a particular folder on your internal hard drive. …The key is that all images are going to go to the same place.…
That way, at a basic level, you always know where to go looking of your photos. …In this video training, I am going to store my images in the Pictures folder. …However, because there are some other files, for example, Vibrant Catalogs in …the Pictures folder, I am also going to create my own folder. …In this case, I have called it Tim Gray's photos and that will be a master folder, …the primary source location for all of the photos that I am going to manage with Lightroom. …
- 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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