Introducing virtual copies


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Introducing virtual copies

One of my all-time favorite features inside of Lightroom is called virtual copies. What virtual copies does is it taps into how we actually raw-process our photographs. So, let's go ahead and revisit this topic of raw-processing really quickly, and then jump into the topic of virtual copies. Well, if we have a photograph, and we're working inside of Lightroom, we know that this particular image has pixels. It has data. There's something physically there. Well, Lightroom doesn't change the physicality of the pixels. Nothing happens to them; it's nondestructive.

Yet, what it does is it modifies some settings. The settings are this small, little text file, which say hey, display this image a certain way, or apply this amount of sharpening or this amount of contrast. So what virtual copies does is it taps into this overall workflow. In other words, if you create a virtual copy of an image, here's what happens. You're just creating a small little file, a small little ...

Introducing virtual copies
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Introducing virtual copies provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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