Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Migrate to a new hard drive, part of Cleaning Up Your Mess in Lightroom Classic CC.
- [Voiceover] There may be situations where…you want to migrate all of your photos…from one storage location…to a different storage location.…Maybe you want to move the photos…from an internal hard drive…to an external hard drive, for example,…or perhaps your external hard drive has gotten full…and you need to migrate to a larger external hard drive.…Let's take a look at that process.…In this case, I'm going to move my photos…from one external hard drive to another.…I'll switch to the operating system view here…and you can see that my PHOTOS ONE hard drive…contains all of the folders that are reflected…within my Lightroom catalog…and the NEW PHOTOS drive is currently empty…but I want to start using this NEW PHOTOS drive…as my primary storage location.…
First, I need to actually be able to see…that new storage device inside of Lightroom…and Lightroom doesn't really let me do that by default…because Lightroom only shows me storage locations…where I'm actually managing photos.…The new hard drive does not have any photos on it yet…
- Defining your real workflow
- Taking inventory
- Backing up all your catalogs
- Locating missing photos and folders
- Consolidating catalogs
- Renaming photos and folders
- Correcting metadata, including keywords and timestamps
- Migrating to a new hard drive
- Being consistent going forward
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Concepts and Preparation
2. Cleaning Up
3. Correcting Metadata
4. Wrapping Up
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