Working with catalogs


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Working with catalogs

Because catalogs are such a significant part of Lightroom, it obviously makes sense to spend a few minutes to learn how to work with catalogs. What we're going to do first here is press the F key multiple times to toggle through the different fullscreen view modes. Now, when we do that, we can go to the view where we can see our current catalog. In my case, this is a catalog that I created. I named it Lightroom 3 - Essentials. Now how then do we create a new catalog, let's say a different catalog? What we're going to do here is navigate to our File pulldown menu and then choose New Catalog, and this will give us the option to save this catalog to a particular location. And currently I'm in a Pictures folder and here you can see my other catalogs.

So what I want to do is I want to create a new catalog, let's say, based on a subject. I know that I'm going to be doing a particular shoot for a client, so I'm going to go ahead and put the client name in here, in ord...

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

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Photography
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Lightroom
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