Using Smart Collections


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Using Smart Collections

So far, we've taken a look at how we can build our own collections. Well, there is another feature inside of Lightroom which takes advantages of some predefined criteria, and it's called Smart Collections. Here you can see that I have this Smart Collections Set. Inside of this cet, I have a few prebuilt Smart Collections. One is based on a label rating, or a star rating, or how frequently, or recently the file was modified, if it's a video file or not. You get the gist. What Smart Collections do is they allow you to create predefined criteria that you can then sort or filter your photographs by.

For example, let's go ahead and create one. We'll click on this Plus icon. We're going to create Smart Collection. We'll put the Smart Collection inside of the Smart Collections Set. What I want to do is I want to find all of my images where the aperture is less than or equal to f / 5.6. I'll go ahead and click Create. What that will do then is it will build this Smar...

Using Smart Collections
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Using Smart Collections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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