5. Organizing and Selecting

Lesson overview

As your photo library grows larger it will become increasingly important that you’re able to locate your images quickly. Lightroom offers a range of options for organizing your image files before you even click the Import button—and even more once you’ve added them to your catalog. You can manage and synchronize your folders or move files between them without leaving the Library module; then apply keyword tags, flags, ratings, and labels, and group your photos in easy-to-access collections, regardless of where they’re stored.

This lesson will familiarize you with the tools and techniques you’ll use to organize, manage, and search your photo library:

• Creating a folder structure

• Moving files and ...

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