Importing shortcuts


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Importing shortcuts

One of the most common tasks that we do inside of Lightroom is import images. And typically when we import images, we go to our File pulldown menu and we select Import Images, or Import Photos, yet there is a better way. Let me show you a couple of techniques that you can use in order to expedite your overall import workflow. One of the things that you can do is you can select a folder in your Folders panel, and you can import directly to that folder. And this is really helpful, especially because typically you have folders that you always are copying images into, whether you're clearing a CompactFlash card or simply importing images and moving them from an external device to another.

Well, either way, you can go ahead and select the folder and then right-click the folder and three quarters of the way down in this menu choose Import into this Folder. Now what's different once you get inside of this import dialog? Well, the one thing that's different is if you scroll over here ...

Importing shortcuts
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Importing shortcuts provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Advanced Techniques

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Photography
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Lightroom
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