Ever lose a file or folder in Lightroom? Not sure where your files are or how they disappeared? Imported some files only to find out they are not there? As great as Lightroom is there can be some challenges, specially to new Lightroom users. And now with Apple dropping support for Aperture, Lightroom is seeing an increase in new users.
Come and find out about Lightroom File, Folder and Catalog Management. What are Catalogs? How do they relate and interact with Files and Folders. We will discuss
How to deal with and import existing Files and Folder Structures
How to import new Images
How to backup Images and the Catalog! (Both need to be backed up)
Importing Catalogs (from your travel Laptop)
Exporting Catalogs and creating Archives (Freeing up Space on your computer)
How to Automate some things
Gotcha’s to watch out for.
Depending on time we will look at Meta Data, EXIF Data, Key Wording and other tools to help you sort and organise your images.