11. Making Backups and Exporting Photos

Lesson overview

Lightroom makes it easy to back up and export all the data connected with your image library. You can create backup copies to external storage during import, have Lightroom schedule automatic backups of your catalog file, and perform full or incremental backups of both your photos and develop settings. Export files in a range of formats—from images optimized for on-screen viewing to archival copies.

In this lesson you’ll learn a variety of techniques to help you to manage your image library, minimize the impact of accidental data loss, and streamline your workflow:

• Backing up your catalog file

• Backing up the entire image library

• Making incremental backups

• Exporting metadata

• Exporting ...

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