Working with collections


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Working with collections

One of the biggest strengths of Lightroom is collections. What collections allow you do is to group images together in a way that is not contingent, or is not dependent, on folder or a file location. In other words, you can take images, which are located on different hard drives, or different folders or different locations, and you can group them together. In the previous version of Lightroom, you were only able to do this in the Library module. We can see, in the Library module, if we scroll down, we have a Collections panel. Well, new to Lightroom 3 is that we also have collections inside of the Develop module.

What we're going to do is go ahead and create a collection here. What I'm going to do is click on the Plus icon and create a collection set. I'm just going to call this collection set Sports. You can think of a collection set kind of as a box. That's what the icon is: a box with different separating folders inside of it. So, if I want to create a collection insid...

Working with collections
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Working with collections 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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