Filtering by metadata


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Filtering by metadata

Another, great way to filter and fine photographs is by way of metadata. Let's go ahead and navigate to the Library module and then press the Backslash key in order to open up our Library filters. Now, what we can do here is we can click on this Metadata tab in order to open up our Metadata options. Again, clicking on that will open and close these options. Here you can see I have four columns. What's happening is Lightroom is saying hey! What files are you actually wanting to search. In my case, I want to search the files located in exercise_files.

It showed me that I have 259 images here. Now if I click on one of these criteria, what I can do is just show the images that are this particular file type. So what we can do with metadata filtering is search or filter by descriptive metadata, like this file type, or by additive metadata, like things like labels or other options as well like keywords. Here you can see I have couple of different columns. I can look by these images that ...

Filtering by metadata
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Filtering by metadata provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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