Use virtual copies Lightroom 5


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Using virtual copies

The changes that you make to the photo in Lightroom don't change the pixels in the image. They're simply instructions about how to display the image. So that means that know matter what you do to a photo you can always get back to the original as you've heard me say. Sometimes I like to keep the original as it is and try out some alternative looks on a photo, and in that case, I'll use virtual copies. A virtual copy is simply instructions about other ways to display the same photo. You can create a virtual copy in the Library module, or in the Develop module. Let's make a virtual copy of one of these images in the Library module, by selecting it. And then, you can either go up to the Photo menu and choose Create Virtual Copy, or you can use the keyboard shortcut Cmd + Apostrophe, that's Ctrl + Apostrophe on the PC.

And now in the grid in the Library module, I see the original photo here. And right next to it. Another copy of the same photo. You can ...

Using virtual copies
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Using virtual copies 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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Photography
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Lightroom
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