How to Import Photos from a Camera with Lightroom 5


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Importing photos from a camera

When you finish a shoot, you can have Lightroom both copy the photos from your camera's memory card to a drive and import those photos into Lightroom. This process is slightly different from the process for importing from a drive, that I've already shown you. So let's see how it's done from a camera's memory card. I'm working in my default Lightroom catalog to which I've already imported older photos in a fairly well-organized folder system that I prepared outside of Lightroom. And you can see that folder system here in my folders panel in the Library module. Because I've got this folder system set up, I can just slot new photos from my camera into this system wherever they belong.

I'll be importing photos from a 2012 shoot. So I'll import them into the 2012 folder and I'll put them into a new sub-folder. Now, let's say I'm working with these particular photos and that's when I decide I want to import some more photos ...

Importing photos from a camera
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Importing photos from a camera provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 5

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