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 streamline your workflow and minimize the impact of accidental data loss:

Backing up the catalog file

Backing your entire image library

Making incremental backups

Exporting metadata

Exporting photos for on-screen viewing ...

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