Import from a drive Lightroom 4


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Importing from a drive

Let's walk through the steps for importing into Lightroom existing photo and video files that you've offloaded from your camera or gotten from some other source and are storing on a computer drive. There are no exercise files for this movie because I want to show you how to import your own files into Lightroom when you're ready to do that. As I explained in the last movie, before importing from a drive into Lightroom, it's a good idea to organize all your photos and video clips into subfolders inside one top-level folder. I did that in the folder I called Lightroom Photos Main which I opted to put in my pictures folder then I went ahead and launched Lightroom 4.

When I launched Lightroom it opened the last catalog that I had opened and that was my Lightroom 4 catalog. And I can confirm that, by looking at the very top of Lightroom where it says, Lightroom 4 Catalog.lrcat. If you're following along and you see something different there at the top of Lightroom, you can ge...

Importing from a drive
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Importing from a drive provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 4

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Photography
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Lightroom
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