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Understanding catalogs

Lightroom is a great tool for editing, organizing and showcasing your photos and video clips. To make Lightroom really pay off for you, let me give you a basic understanding of Lightroom's catalog system. A Lightroom catalog is a database. A useful metaphor for a Lightroom catalog is the physical card catalog, like this one, at your neighborhood library. Like the physical card catalog, a Lightroom catalog contains a record of each item, each photo or video clip that you bring into the library. To bring those items into a Lightroom library, you use the import functions that I cover in this chapter. But keep in mind that importing doesn't mean putting your photos into a container called Lightroom.

Instead, importing means creating a record of each photo in a Lightroom catalog. Just like the neighborhood librarian does, by creating a card in a physical catalog for each book in that library. Included in each record in your Lightroom library is information that tells Li...

Understanding catalogs
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Understanding catalogs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 5

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