Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Working efficiently with metadata, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
There may be times when you're working with a lot of images, and you're applying…a lot of metadata at one time.…And one of the things that can happen is you actually have to wait for that…metadata to write, and it can slow down the performance of Lightroom.…So one of the little tips I want to share with you is how to quickly get around…this problem where we can do a lot of metadata and then later on we can have it…write it to the file.…Well, the first thing you need to do is you want to go into the View Menu and…under the View Menu we're going to turn on the View Options, and under View…Options we could be working in Grid or Loupe View, but let's work in Grid View.…
You're going to see under the Cell Icons there is something called Unsaved Metadata.…Let's turn that option on, and in fact, it's a good idea to have that option on all the time.…We're going to close that now.…Currently, you're going to not going to see any unsaved metadata, because all…the metadata has been saved.…And in Preferences, we have actually set a preference here.…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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