Importing existing images


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Importing existing images

When you launch Lightroom for the first time you'll see something like this, and you might be wondering where all of your images are or how to get to your photos. And that's because Lightroom is not a browser, it's a catalog. In order to manage and work with your images in Lightroom you need to import those images so Lightroom knows where they are and that you actually want Lightroom to work with those photos. Let's take a look at how we can import existing photos, photos that we already have on our hard drive and that we're ready to start managing with Light Room. To get started we can click the Import button at the bottom of the left panel in the library module in Light Room.

When you click the Import button, the import dialog will appear. The first step is to select a source of images that we want to import into Lightroom. I have a couple of folders with images that I put in my pictures folder, and I'd like to import those. I'll go ahead and c...

Importing existing images
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Importing existing images provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 4 Image Management Workshop

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