11 Making Backups and Exporting Photos

Lesson overview

Lightroom Classic CC makes it easy to back up and export all the data connected with your image library. You can create backup copies of your photos on external storage during import, make full or incremental backups of both your photos and develop settings, or have Lightroom back up automatically. 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 and exporting metadata

  • Exporting photos for on-screen viewing

  • Exporting ...

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