Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving time with custom keyword sets, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
A more efficient way of working with keywords is to create Keyword Sets.…This saves us having to retype the same keywords over and over again.…Let's have a look at the Keyword Sets. They are hiding inside the Keywording panel.…If you twirl that down, you'll see the Keyword Sets, currently we have got Custom.…Let's choose the Recent Keywords and these are the most recent keywords that I've used.…Now we can use these to quickly assign these to our images.…For example, let's grab this image of Seattle.…
And if we look here, we notice these keywords here we could use.…We could use bay, and we could use beach, we could use water.…There are three of those that would be useful that we could assign to that image.…Now how do we know which ones to assign?…Well, when you hover your mouse over the Keyword Set, if you hold down the Alt…key, that would be Option on Mac, suddenly you see these numbers appear, and it…starts from the bottom left to the top right.…Notice that water has a number four, bay has five, and beach has nine.…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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