Note to Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC users: Almost all of the techniques outlined in this book are unchanged in the newer versions of Lightroom. Although the book says Lightroom 5, it is applicable to all versions of Lightroom from 4 through the latest version of Lightroom CC. Items not covered in this book are mostly limited to Lightroom Mobile and Lightroom web.
Store, Tag, Create. (It’s that simple.)
Organizing Your Photos with Lightroom 5 is a Multimedia Book that presents a simple and comprehensive method for building a great photo library.
You want to sort out your image library? Streamline your workflow? Get your images and collections out into the real world quickly and easily? Organizing Your Photos for Lightroom 5 brings clarity and simplicity to this process.
Using Peter Krogh’s three-step approach, you will be able to build an image library knowing your collection rests on strong foundations. Krogh takes readers on a guided tour of discovery using text and video. He uses his own extensive image library to explain a simple theory of organization that helps you focus on your creativity.
Each process is detailed in step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow and understand, and also very powerful. Whether you are a beginning user or a veteran user, all will gain insight, tips and assurance that your photo library is well-organized for the future. Plus you’re guaranteed to learn new tools and approaches that many Adobe pros have not yet discovered. And you get to see it all in action in Peter’s own image library. He doesn’t just tell you what each tool does, he shows you how to put them together effectively. He’ll tell you what works, what doesn’t, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
This Multimedia Book is written for Adobe Lightroom 5 users, but the approach can apply to earlier versions. See the Table of Contents for the full line-up of instruction. 10 chapters of text 208 pages in full color 7 hours of video
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What others are saying
Some of the 5-star reviews on Amazon:
“I have read Peter’s product agnostic earlier work (“The DAM Book”) and had based my own workflow on its suggestions. So I had expected my workflow would be pretty close to what was recommended here. Not true. There were a number of areas where we had different interpretations on the best way to apply Lightroom’s features to manage a DAM workflow. There were also some areas where Peter had adjusted his recommendations (and this was clearly identified) based upon his experiences managing large photo collections. I have to say his overall workflow was much more powerful and simpler to manage than mine so I gladly adopted the new recommendations.
“I enjoyed reading and viewing Peter Krogh’s Organising Your Photos eBook and can thoroughly recommend it to Lightroom 5 users of any level, regardless of whether you have read his previous books or not. The content is clear and concise, approachable even for those without much Lightroom experience, and describes a well reasoned workflow that is useful now and will grow with you into the future. I’ve personally adopted the recommendations and am finding it an easy way to manage my daily importing and processing of photos and videos from all of my cameras.” – Matt Dawson, February 7, 2014
Organizing Your Photos with Lightroom 5 “is a must-have resource for Lightroom users. The format is excellent in that it explains the technique in easy to understand text, followed by video presentations that illustrate the technique. You can, if you wish, just follow the serial videos. Chapters are laid out for the novice or skip to appropriate subjects for more advanced users. Peter lines out how to set up your library from the beginning to decrease your workload and make it simple to categorize and locate images. Can not image using Lr5 without this book.” – Joel Lillevig, January 27, 2014
“I found techniques that I had never considered, like setting up special smart collections to find specific unkeyworded images. The clear writing and videos and considerations from the ground up will help Lightroom beginners. More experienced hands are likely to find a few Lightroom asset management techniques that will make Lightroom even more useful.” – Conrad Obregon, January 25, 2014
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About The DAM Book Guides
DAM Book Guides are multimedia eBooks that provide an in-depth look at a particular challenge in the world of digital photography workflow. While they are built on solid DAM fundamentals, they concentrate on the workflow itself.