Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using collections for sharing, part of Lightroom 5: 03 Basics of Image Sharing.
…Collections can be helpful in general for…helping to organize your photos within Lightroom,…but they can also be especially helpful…when it comes to actually sharing your photos.…Collections can be used, for example, to identify a specific group of…images that you would like to share in a variety of ways.…Let's start off by selecting some photos that I'd like to share.…I've clicked on the first image in the sequence that I would like to…share, and then I'll scroll to the last image in that sequence, and hold the…Shift key while clicking on that last image in the sequence, so that all…of the images in between are also…selected, and these images, I'd like to share.…
But the idea here is I would like to create a collection, so that…I don't have to come back to…the particular photo where these images are located…and select the individual images, I'd like…to essentially save the selected result, in other…words, save the selection so I can very easily get back to these images again.…So, with these images selected, I'm going to go over to the left panel in…
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Q: When I access the Identity Plate Editor dialog, I get a message in that dialog that says "No options for Lightroom identity plate." This is different from what I see in the lesson on modifying the identity plate. How do I resolve this issue?
A: The difference you are seeing relates to changes Adobe made in version 5.4 for Lightroom, related to support for the new Lightroom Mobile application. The new "Lightroom" option for the Identity Plate popup enables access to the sign-in and synchronization for Lightroom Mobile. To personalize the identity plate you can choose the "Personalized" option from the Identity Plate popup, which will reveal the set of controls for changing the identity plate.