Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Narrowing the field, part of Lightroom 5: 01 Organizing Your Photos.
…When you're trying to locate a particular image,…what you're really doing is narrowing the field.…And what I mean by that is that you're going from a relatively large…number of images, and trying to filter…that number down to the smallest number possible.…Ideally, all the way down to one, so that you…found the one image that you were actually looking for.…But generally, it's not even necessary to filter your images down to a single image.…You just want to filter down to a more manageable number.…If your Lightroom catalogue contains tens of thousands of images, you don’t want to…have to scroll through all of those images to find the one you’re looking for.…
And, the first way that we can start to narrow the field a little bit, in terms of…our Lightroom catalogue, is using the various options available…over on the left panel, in the Library module.…At the moment I'm looking at all photographs.…In this case that only includes 137 images, not exactly a daunting task to…locate a single image among 137, but this is just a small sample catalogue.…
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- Importing images
- Setting up Lightroom preferences and catalog settings
- Backing up your catalogs
- Reviewing images with the Grid and Loupe views
- Renaming photos
- Adding flags, star ratings, color labels, and keywords to images
- Mapping photos
- Working with image stacks
- Locating images
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 02 Optimizing Your Photoswith Tim Grey2h 49m Beginner
1. Importing Images
2. Lightroom Configuration Considerations
3. Reviewing Images
4. Organizing Images
5. Mapping Your Digital Photos
6. Grouping Images Together
7. Locating Images
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