Organize your existing files before Import Lightroom 4


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Organizing your existing files before importing

There are two sources of photos that you might bring into Lightroom; new items from your digital camera, which I'll cover later in this chapter or existing ones from a computer drive. Let's talk about how to organize your existing photos and videos on a drive for import into Lightroom. In this movie we're not going to be using Exercise Files, instead I want to show you how to bring files of your own into your main Lightroom catalog when it's time for you to do that with your personal photos. Before you import anything into Lightroom, I strongly suggest that you go out to all of your various computer drives and gather your photos, the photos that you want to bring into Lightroom as well as your video clips and put all of those into one folder.

You may not want to take the time to do that now but believe me it will save you time later. Because if the drive on which you put that one single folder with all of your assets gets full, you're going to have to move those asse...

Organizing your existing files before importing
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Organizing your existing files before importing provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 4

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