Introduction to catalogs


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Introduction to catalogs

It doesn't take long to realize that Lightroom is generating a fair amount of information about your photos. The question is where is it storing that information? The information can include things like keywords, adjustments that you have applied, star ratings, color labels, a variety of bits of information about each photo. That information, along with Previews and Thumbnails, etc., is all stored in a catalog. You can think of this as just a collection of information that Lightroom uses to manage your images. As such, the Lightroom catalog is very important to you. Generally speaking, I recommend that photographers work with a single catalog. I find that most photographers want all of their images available very easily, without having to navigate among multiple databases of information. I often hear the recommendation, for example, that you should have separate catalogs for commercial images versus personal images. But in my experience, there tends to be a rather fuzz...

Introduction to catalogs
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Introduction to catalogs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Getting Started with Lightroom 4

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