How to Move Files and Folders in Lightroom 5


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Moving files and folders

One thing that can be really disconcerting for a Lightroom user is when files and folders go missing from your Lightroom catalog. And you usually see a warning from Lightroom that a file is missing, you can't work on it, or you'll see a question mark on a folder. In this movie, I want to explain why that happens and help you to avoid the problem. And to fix it when it does happen. One of the most common reasons that you might have files or folders go missing in Lightroom, is that you've moved them, from outside of Lightroom, out in your Operating System.

So, let's go out to my operating system. An let's say that I'm tidying things up, an I realize that this particular photo, this vertical photo that's in my Paris folder, really doesn't belong there. That photo was taken in Sienna, so I want to put it in the Sienna folder. If I move that photo in my operating system, here on the Mac I can just drag it, lightroom won't know where it is. And...

Moving files and folders
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Moving files and folders provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 5

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Photography
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Lightroom
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