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Taming your Photo Library with Adobe Lightroom


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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 272
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-439862-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-439862-4

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Table of Contents



1      Getting in a Lightroom Frame of Mind                             

Wrapping Your Head Around Lightroom

What to Do Before You Start Using Lightroom

Key Lightroom Files

2      Getting Oriented to the Library
Module and Importing                                                       

The Library Module’s Interface

Library View Options

Customizing the Interface

Importing Your Photos

3      File Management, Lightroom Style                                  

Understanding the Role of the Folders Panel

Create New Folders and Remove Old Ones

Using Lightroom to Delete Photos

Using Lightroom to Rename Photos

Reconnecting Missing Folders and Photos

4      Using Collections for Organization                                   

The Case for Collections

Collecting Your Photos

Maintaining Collections Over Time

5      Using Metadata                                                                 

The Metadata Panel


Finding Faces and Assigning Names

Tying Photos to Locations

6      Care and Maintenance of Your Catalog                            

Built-in Backup

How to Move a Catalog

How to Rename a Catalog

How to Export a Catalog

7      Increasing Lightroom Efficiency                                        

Presets and Templates

Keyboard Shortcuts

Custom Default Settings

8      Common Organizational Workflows                                 

Importing Photos

Evaluating Photos

Applying Keywords

Finding Photos

Exporting Copies for Output

9      Advanced Workflows                                                         

Using Lightroom with Multiple Computers

Catalog for the Road

Import Multiple Catalogs into One

Migrating to a New Computer

10    Integrating with Lightroom Mobile                                   

What Is Lightroom Mobile?

Syncing Your Desktop Catalog and Mobile Device

Working with Collections on Your Mobile Device

        Appendix: Troubleshooting                                                

Time for a Do-Over

Resetting the Preference File

Creating a New Catalog

Uninstalling and Reinstalling Lightroom

Finding Outside Help


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