Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Split photos to subfolders, part of Cleaning Up Your Mess in Lightroom Classic CC.
- [Voiceover] In most cases,…I try to maintain a relatively clean folder structure.…In other words, I want all of the photos…that in my mind belong together…to be in a single folder.…And I don't want to create additional folders…if I don't need them.…Sometimes, though, I realize after the fact…that the folder structure that I created…was actually too simple…and that I want to complicate things slightly,…you might say, by dividing a single folder…into multiple folders.…Let's take a look at an example of that.…Here, I have a folder called Paris and Prague 2009.…
Now those images were captured on a single trip.…I have a sequence of images that were captured in Paris,…and then I traveled to Prague…and captured some photographic images there, of course.…And then returned to Paris for a little bit longer,…and captured yet more images in Paris.…So, this was all part of one big trip, essentially,…but in my mind, they are two very different destinations,…and they really feel like two different trips.…When I think about my photos from Paris,…
- Defining your real workflow
- Taking inventory
- Backing up all your catalogs
- Locating missing photos and folders
- Consolidating catalogs
- Renaming photos and folders
- Correcting metadata, including keywords and timestamps
- Migrating to a new hard drive
- Being consistent going forward
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Concepts and Preparation
2. Cleaning Up
3. Correcting Metadata
4. Wrapping Up
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