Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Be consistent (and organized), part of Cleaning Up Your Mess in Lightroom Classic CC.
- When it comes to managing your photos in Lighroom,…one of the most important things is consistency.…Once you've taken the time to clean up your Lightroom…catalog, you've probably discovered some consistency…related to the mistakes you tend to make…when it comes to organizing your images.…And so you'll wanna keep those mistakes in mind to make sure…you're not repeating those mistakes.…More importantly, you'll want to make sure…that you've thought about a workflow that makes sense…to you, and that you use that workflow consistently.…So for example, if you're using star ratings to identify…your favorite images, continue using star ratings…with the same basic approach that you're accustomed to.…
When you are defining a folder structure for new images…that you've captured, make sure that you're using…the same basic folder structure that you defined…for yourself, and that you spend some time…cleaning up as needed within Lightroom.…In other words, once you've cleaned up…your Lightroom catalog, it will be much easier to find…
- Defining your real workflow
- Taking inventory
- Backing up all your catalogs
- Locating missing photos and folders
- Consolidating catalogs
- Renaming photos and folders
- Correcting metadata, including keywords and timestamps
- Migrating to a new hard drive
- Being consistent going forward
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Concepts and Preparation
2. Cleaning Up
3. Correcting Metadata
4. Wrapping Up
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