Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Making file-naming presets, part of Using Presets in Lightroom.
The names that your digital camera gives to your photographs aren't very useful.…Here for example, I have a file, which I'll open in Loop view, and then I'll…press the I key on my keyboard so we can see the name of this photo.…And the only really useful part of this name is the number and then the suffix,…which tells me that this a raw file from a Nikon camera.…But this first part, _DSC, really doesn't help me.…And other camera manufacturers have other file naming conventions that aren't very useful.…But the file name is really important, because if you structure your file names…right in Lightroom that's the one piece of information that's different about every…single photo. And, so that increases your odds that…you'll be able to find a particular photo by it's unique file name.…
So, in this movie I want to talk about how you can set up a file name in convention…that's useful and apply it to all photos that you import into Lightroom.…There are several places from, which you can create file naming templates or…
- What is a Develop preset?
- Installing Develop presets made by others
- Building your own Develop presets
- Applying and layering Develop presets
- Making copyright and contact metadata presets
- Building import presets
- Making file-naming presets
- Creating text watermarks
- Making export presets