Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing and selecting photos and video, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 4.
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There are several ways to view previews of your photos and videos …here in the Library module.…The two views that you'll use the most are Grid view, which you see here, …and Loupe view, which is a single photo view, both of which I'll cover in this movie.…Here in Grid view, I've closed the column on the right so that we can see more thumbnails.…These thumbnails represent the selected source in the column on the left.…That source could be all the photos in the catalog or it could be a Collection,…a subject I cover in a later movie, or most often it's a folder like the…one that I've selected here.…
In Grid view, I can get a closer look at these thumbnail previews by dragging…the Thumbnail slider over to the right. But if what I really want to do is see a…large view of a single photo, then it's best to switch to Loupe view.…To switch to Loupe view, I could come over to the Loupe view icon here in the…Toolbar or I could press the keyboard shortcut E for Loupe view or, and this…is what I do most often, I could come up to the Grid and just double click on a thumbnail.…
- What is Lightroom used for?
- Importing photos and videos
- Organizing your library with collections
- Adding keywords and ratings to photos
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Adjusting color and white balance
- Reducing digital noise
- Working with video
- Making changes with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Printing photos