Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using color labels to identify images, part of Lightroom 5: 1 Organizing Your Photos.
…In addition to the use of Pick flags and Star ratings to identify your favorite…or not so favorite images in Lightroom, you…also have the opportunity to apply color labels.…Color labels, though, come with a couple…of inherent challenges so it's important to…understand how they work before you start putting them to use in your workflow.…First off, color labels don't really have an inherent meaning.…And, in fact, different applications think of color labels in different ways.…And that includes different applications from Adobe.…Adobe Bridge and Lightroom utilize a different definition of the color label.…
Specifically, color labels aren't really a color…per se, but rather, a word in metadata.…Software simply looks at that word and presents…a color based on the word that's displayed.…But Bridge and Lightroom have different default values for those colors.…And so, if you've previously used Bridge to assign color labels, you may…want to change the definition of color labels within Lightroom to match Bridge.…
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- Importing images
- Setting up Lightroom preferences and catalog settings
- Backing up your catalogs
- Reviewing images with the Grid and Loupe views
- Renaming photos
- Adding flags, star ratings, color labels, and keywords to images
- Mapping photos
- Working with image stacks
- Locating images
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 2 Optimizing Your Photoswith Tim Grey2h 49m Beginner
1. Importing Images
2. Lightroom Configuration Considerations
3. Reviewing Images
4. Organizing Images
5. Mapping Your Digital Photos
6. Grouping Images Together
7. Locating Images
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