Importing photos from a CF card


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Importing photos from a CF card

We're going to go through the process of importing our photographs and video files from a CompactFlash card. One of the things that you want to do before you actually begin to import your files from a CF card is set up an important preference. I want to remind you of this. If you go to your Lightroom pulldown menu and then select Preferences, in the General tab, the first time there, there's an Import option, which is to show the Import dialog when a memory card is detected. So, make sure that that checkbox is turned on. Once you have that turned on, the next up, of course, is to simply connect your CF card reader into your CF card and what that will do as it will automatically open up this Import dialog.

Now here on the left you can see that what's happening is its going to import the photographs from this CF card. You want to make sure to turn on Eject after import that will then eject that, so you could import a different card afterwards. And then you want to look at the photo...

Importing photos from a CF card
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Importing photos from a CF card provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Essentials: 01 Organizing and Sharing with the Library Module

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Photography
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