Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing photos from your camera, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 3.
After a photo shoot, you'll use Lightroom's import features to download photos from…your camera's memory card and at the same time to make a record of each photo in…your Lightroom catalog.…I'm working in my main Lightroom catalog, which is the catalog that I recommend…you use for all of your own photos.…I have inserted my camera card into the USB card reader that's attached to my computer,…and when I did that, Lightroom recognize that camera card and automatically…opened this Import window.…If your Import window doesn't open automatically, you can open it manually by…clicking the Import button at the bottom-left of the Library module.…
You can see that the Import window offers lots of options when you're importing…from a camera card, more than when you're importing from a hard drive.…I would like to show you some of the more useful options here.…The most important options are in the top bar.…Over on the left is the Source field.…Lightroom automatically detected my camera card and added it here as the source…
- Understanding Lightroom catalogs
- Importing photos from multiple sources
- Organizing photos with ratings, keywords, and collections
- Working with virtual copies
- Making basic corrections to photo color and tone
- Making local photo edits with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Removing spots from multiple photos at once
- Reducing digital noise and sharpening
- Cropping and straightening
- Printing and exporting edited photos
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Photos
2. Organizing Photos
3. Learning the Basics of the Develop Module
4. Making Basic Photo Corrections
5. Correcting Part of a Photo
6. Photo Finishing
7. Sharing Your Photos
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