Importing images into a catalog


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Importing images into a catalog

One of the most important steps in your Lightroom workflow is importing your photographs into Lightroom. And here what I am going to do is just to show you a few techniques for importing your pictures. This isn't going to be exhaustive as I've covered this in other places, but what I do want to do is show you three different techniques for triggering the Import dialog. I also want to talk about a few of the settings inside of that dialog. Well, if you have a folder of images as I do here, the Exercise Files folder, you can simply click and drag and drop. When you do that it will trigger the Import dialog.

Here you can see I have that open. I'll go ahead and click Cancel to show you another technique. Now, I'm going to go to Full Screen View just so we have a larger view of Lightroom. To do that, you can press the F key. Another way to trigger the Import dialog is to click on the Import button, the left-hand corner of the Library module, and again, we could select our folder t...

Importing images into a catalog
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Importing images into a catalog provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Catalogs in Depth

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Photography
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Lightroom
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