Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing catalogs and managing catalogs on multiple computers, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Now let's take a look at importing a catalog.…Say we have created a catalog of images in another computer, and now we want to…mix it with our main library.…Well, let's import them and see how we can do this.…All we need to do is go up under the File menu and choose Import, or we can…click the Import button in the bottom here on the left panel.…Then when we find here's our exported catalog and here's all the previews…and all the information in there and here's our catalog here, notice there's…the photos as well.…
Those are all the things that are included on export.…What we need to do though is just select the catalog and then just click Open.…Now we are going to get this Import from Catalog, because Lightroom knows that…we are importing a catalog of images. So we have got some choices here.…We can include all the photos, or if there is one we want to exclude, say for…example, this one we can just check that, and then we don't include that photo.…But we will include them all.…Then we have a couple of options here. The Filing Handle.…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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