The collections workflow


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The collections workflow

The more you learn about Lightroom and the more you talk with people who use Lightroom, the more you'll discover that people use collections all the time. So what I want to do here is propose to you a collection workflow for organizing your photos, and also for whittling them down to the final keepers. So let's say, for example, that we went to Mexico and we captured these photos in a little town, and we want to use collections in order to organize these and also to find which images are our favorites, or which ones are the ones that we think are the best. Here's what I would typically do.

I would import the photos from a CompactFlash card to a folder, and then after those images are in a folder, I'd go down to Collections, and I'd create a structure for myself. The structure is going to have a number of different levels, as you'll see. First, I'm going to create a collection set. Now, this set is going to be called "Travel." I want to have a set which...

The collections workflow
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The collections workflow provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Advanced Techniques

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