Updating legacy catalogs


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Updating legacy catalogs

With the advent of the release of Lightroom 3, one of my big questions was, what about all of my Lightroom 2 catalogs? Will I be able to use those inside of Lightroom 3? And the good news is that, yes, you'll definitely be able to use those. You simply have to go through a process of upgrading the catalogs and fortunately, the process is really easy. So here you can see I'm in Lightroom 2 and I have this catalog, which contains two photographs. That's two photographs of world champion surfer Shaun Tomson. He's someone I admire really deeply. And let's say that I've decided, you know what, I'm done with Lightroom 2.

I'm making the switch. I'm going to Lightroom 3. What I'd want to do would be to close Lightroom 2 and I'll do that by pressing Command+Q on a Mac, and that's a shortcut for quitting an application. Well, let's go ahead and take a look at this catalog. On my desktop you can see that I have a folder called LR2 catalog. Here's...

Updating legacy catalogs
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Updating legacy catalogs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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