Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Preferences for image management, part of Lightroom 5: 1 Organizing Your Photos.
…Before getting too involved in the process of managing your images within Lightroom,…it's not a bad idea to take a look at the various preferences settings.…Especially those that relate specifically to image management.…To get started in Windows, we can choose Edit Preferences from the menu.…And on Macintosh, we can choose Lightroom followed by Preferences from the menu.…That will bring up the Preferences dialogue,…where we can adjust the various settings.…And in this case we'll just focus on the…settings that relate in some way to image management.…
On the General tab we have the option to determine which catalog will be…the default catalog in Lightroom, in other…words, which catalog will actually open by default.…I actually recommend that most photographers utilize a…single catalog to contain all of their images.…By taking this approach, you'll always know which catalog contains the particular…image or images you're looking for because you only have a single catalog.…But if you do need to work with multiple…
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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: 2 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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