Optimizing and backing up catalogs


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Optimizing and backing up catalogs

When you first open up Lightroom you have to create the initial catalog, but after that it's easy to forget about catalogs, and because of that, here what I want to do is talk a little bit about working with catalogs. Well as I've mentioned previously catalogs are really important and to illustrate that I want to jump back to a couple of slides that we've seen in order to just to reiterate this concept. What I was trying to illustrate here was that typically our files can be a little bit of a mess but Lightroom comes along and the catalog organizes everything. Now this catalog contains all sorts of valuable information, Develop Module Settings in other words all of the hours and hours that we have labored on our photographs, all of that passion we have invested into the art and craft of making our images really good, well that would be lost.

If we lose this catalog, we lose all of that in ratings, keywords and collections and so much. So therefore that catalog is really impor...

Optimizing and backing up catalogs
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Optimizing and backing up catalogs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Essentials: 01 Organizing and Sharing with the Library Module

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Photography
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Lightroom
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