Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding photos with the Metadata filter, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 5.
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A Lightroom catalog contains lots of metadata or information about your photos. …Including information that you add to photos like keywords and information that …comes from your digital camera like all this exposure information that you see in …my metadata panel. The meta data filter up here on the …library filter bar is a powerful way to use meta data to find particular photos. …Let's see how it works. I've gone over to the Catalog panel and …selected all photographs so that I use the meta data filter to search through …all of the photographs in this catalog. Keep in mind that you can only search …through one catalog at a time, the active catalog.…
I've opened my library filter bar by pressing the Backslash key on my keyboard. …And I'm going to click on the Meta Data tab to open this panel of meta data columns. …Each of the columns represents a different kind or a category of meta data. …These are the default columns. If your columns don't look like this, …then go over to the right side of the library filter bar and from this Drop …
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
- Importing photos
- Viewing, sorting, and selecting photos
- Reviewing and rating photos
- Finding photos with keywords and filters
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Fixing perspective with Upright
- Adjusting color and tone
- Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Exporting and printing photos