Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing settings to XMP or not, part of Lightroom Classic CC: Working Faster.
- [Instructor] Whenever we make adjustments…to our photographs in Lightroom,…whether that's to the color and tone,…or whether it's applying a preset,…or changing contrast, or cropping the image,…all of those settings, they're actually saved…inside of a central Lightroom catalog.…Now we can change that.…We can do that by going to our Lightroom pull-down menu…and choosing catalog settings,…and a lot of people prefer to do this.…They turn on this option to automatically write changes…into the XMP information for that file,…right into the file itself.…
And the reason is is that then they can access…all of the adjustments in another application…outside of Lightroom.…The disadvantage to this though…is that it slows things down,…because think about it for a second.…If it has to write it to each file,…every time you make an adjustment,…writing this to a different location…with a different image, versus always keeping that…in one centralized location, one central catalog.…So my little speed tip here is that you turn…this option off, or you leave it off if it already is,…
- Importing with Develop presets
- Customizing the interface
- Choosing modules and panels
- Processing your photos
- Batch processing multiple images
- Tips for enhancing your workflow
- Creating folders and collections
- Cleaning up and exporting presets
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Natural Light Portrait Photographywith Chris Orwig2h 30m Intermediate
1. Import and More
2. Preferences, Viewing, and Navigation
3. Processing Your Photos
4. Workflow Tips
5. Advanced Essentials
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