Importing and file formats


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Importing and file formats

Before importing your files in the Lightroom there are a few topics that are worth briefly considering. For starters, what type of files can we actually bring into Lightroom? Well this has changed a little bit in Lightroom 3. As far as file formats, we can bring in TIFF files, PSD, any type of a RAW file, as well as MOVIE documents. Now this is brand-new to Lightroom 3, and it's a real welcomed enhancement. We'll be talking more about that later. Now this isn't necessarily a file type, but it is something that's kind of significant.

We can now import and access and view and even process CMYK files. We'll talk about working with this a little bit later but I just want to point that out here. Now what are some of the considerations? Well, the first consideration has to do with how we work in Photoshop? One of the things that we need to do, if we're going to save our files as .psd documents is if we want these files to be visible inside of Lightroom, i.e. if we want to i...

Importing and file formats
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Importing and file formats provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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