Organize your library with collections Lightroom 4


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Organizing your library with collections

A Collection is a virtual grouping of photos. A Collection can contain photos that are located in different folders on your hard drive. The photos don't have to be all on the same place. And including a photo in the Collection, doesn't move it from it's original location, it just creates a pointer to the files wherever they originally reside. And that means that you can have the same photo in more than one collection. Let me show you what I mean. Let's say I am starting to make a Collection of all the photos I can find throughout my Library that have boats in them. Maybe because I plan to make a Photo Book of boat photos later.

I've selected a folder in the Folders panel. This folder of photos that were shot in Crested Butte in 2010. Among those photos are two that contain boats. So I'm going to select both of the boat photos. I have one selected here, I'll hold the Cmd key, that's the Ctrl key on a PC and I'll select this one too. And I'm going to...

Organizing your library with collections
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Organizing your library with collections 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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Photography
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